Create and maintain your perfect garden with the world's finest and most authoritative source of gardening tips and advice from the experts at the RHS, now fully revised and updated to encompass the eco-conscious gardener of today. Marking 30 years since its first publication, this revised edition of the RHS Encyclopedia of Gardening provides dependable, essential gardening advice while expanding on key topics that are important to the next generation of gardeners, such as wildlife gardening and sustainability. Packed with unrivalled detail and a vast breadth of information, you'll find advice and clearly photographed step-by-step guides that show you how to garden, whether you're tackling your vegetable plot or tending to cacti and succulents. Updated with the latest guidance to help your plants withstand pests and diseases, and techniques to make your garden more resilient in the face of climate change, you'll find everything you need to know. Whatever your level of skill, expert advice from the RHS will help you keep your garden thriving all year round.
Guy Barter is the RHS's chief horticultural advisor and an acknowledged expert in the field of gardening; he is passionate about encouraging biodiversity in gardens. Guy joined RHS Garden Wisley in 1990 as superintendent of plant trials, and he now runs the RHS Members' Advisory Service, which offers practical gardening advice in response to members' questions.
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