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The Gardener's Year: Create, Care for, and Enjoy your Garden Season by Season

Handbook / Manual

By: Dorling Kindersley (DK) (Author)

320 pages, colour illustrations

Dorling Kindersley

Hardback | Sep 2014 | #219543 | ISBN-13: 9781409339854
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NHBS Price: £19.99 $24/€22 approx

About this book

Plan a garden that's pretty and productive all year round with this essential garden guide.

Gardener's Year will help you create, care for and enjoy a colourful and fruitful garden throughout the year, from the first frost-tinged flowers, to autumn's fiery finale. Packed with timely tips, this invaluable gardening guide is full of planting ideas, reminders and how-tos for every season and area of the garden. You'll find helpful advice on seasonal jobs, when to plant, garden projects and planting ideas for every area of the garden, including beds, borders and patios. An at-a-glance garden calendar clearly shows each month's jobs, including sowing, planting, watering, feeding, pruning and harvesting, plus illustrated step-by-steps of key techniques flag up handy gardening tips that can make all the difference. Star plants for every season are picked out for you and specific plants are recommended for different uses such as scent, cut flowers, ground cover and even which plants attract butterflies.

In The Gardener's Year you'll discover what and when to plant for stunning garden displays, how to grow vegetables, beautiful flower garden ideas and the very best plants for colour, scent and year-round pleasure in your garden, it's the perfect gift for gardeners.

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