Flowers for every season-vegetables, fruit and herbs to keep the kitchen stocked through the year-a pipe-dream for most gardeners, but this remarkable book, packed with hundreds of colourful illustrations, will set you on the right path.
This complete guide to gardening in town and country, in and out of doors, all the year round, is written by Frances Perry, MBE, FLS, well known as an author, lecturer and horticultural adviser, and a regular contributor to television and radio.
Among the great variety of subjects covered are:
How to design a successful garden
Plants to grow in different soils
How to take and root cuttings
Growing fruit and vegetables
How to make a water garden
Easy flower arrangement for the home
The care and cultivation of indoor plants
Common pests and diseases in garden and orchard
Keeping the garden bright in winter
Individual species are described in detail and there are hundreds of practical, labour-saving suggestions. The index, which includes both common and scientific names, provides a quick and easy source of reference.
There are 450 wonderful illustrations, 250 of them in full colour, so that you can see what your garden should look like.
Whether you own a window box or a greenhouse, a kitchen garden or an orchard, Gardening in Colour is a book to enjoy and a book to use – every bit as valuable as your basic gardening tools. It will save you time, money and toil – and it will help you to achieve truly professional results.
Hardcover, 295 pages. In good pre-loved condition with the exception of wear and tear of the dustcover.