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How to Be a Garderner: Creating a Garden Using Touch, Taste, Smell, Sight & Hearing

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"I want you to get a feel for gardening... to use all your senses - touch, taste, smell, sight and hearing - to make you a good gardener." Thus speaks Alan Titchmarsh in the introduction to his wonderful book. How to be a Good Gardener. Whether you're a complete beginner or a keen gardener, there are always times when it would help to have a reliable expert at your side. In How to be a Good Gardener, Alan Titchmarsh draws on his knowledge and passion for gardening, and his many years of experience, to give you a comprehensive guide that explores every aspect of your garden and how it works. In this the first of two volumes, Alan starts with the basics, covering the absolute essentials that every gardener needs to know. He includes information on how plants work and what they need to survive, as well as advice on where to begin if you're a first-time gardener. Step-by-step techniques cover everything from sowing seeds and arranging plants in a border, to laying a lawn and pruning. Alan also gives detailed advice on weeds and pests and diseases, with close-up photos to help you spot all the problems you are likely to encounter. In setting out the basic gardening principles and explaining the 'hows' and 'whys', Alan gives the novice confidence and increases the skills and understanding of more experienced gardeners, too. With his down-to-earth approach and ability to keep things simple, Alan will guide you every step of the way to becoming a successful gardener.

Synopsis:

Whether you're a novice or an experienced gardener, there are always times when it would be helpful to have a reliable expert at your side. In How to be a Gardener, Alan Titchmarsh draws on his vast knowledge and passion for gardening, and his many years of experience, to give you a comprehensive guide that explores every aspect of your garden and how it works. Alan starts with the basics, covering the absolute essentials that every gardener needs to know. He includes information on how plants work and what they need to flourish-as well as advice on where to begin if you're a first-time gardener. Step-by-step techniques cover everything from sowing seeds and arranging plants in a border, to laying a lawn and pruning. Alan also gives detailed advice on weeds, pests and diseases-with detailed photos to help you spot the problems you are likely to encounter. With his down-to-earth approach and ability to keep things simple, Alan will guide you every step of the way.

About the Author

Alan Titchmarsh is the host of Ground Force on BBC America, and of Gardener's World in the UK. He was recently awarded an MBE for his services to horticulture. He is the author of many gardening books, and is also a successful author of fiction.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781592580361
Subtitle:
Creating a Garden Using Touch, Taste, Smell, Sight & Hearing
Author:
Titchmarsh, Alan
Publisher:
Hylas Publishing
Location:
Irvington, N.Y.
Subject:
General
Subject:
Techniques
Subject:
Gardening
Subject:
General Gardening
Copyright:
Edition Description:
American
Series Volume:
2003-2
Publication Date:
December 2003
Binding:
Hardcover
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
576
Dimensions:
11.16x8.58x1.56 in. 5.08 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , Whether you're a novice or an experienced gardener, there are always times when it would be helpful to have a reliable expert at your side. In How to be a Gardener, Alan Titchmarsh draws on his vast knowledge and passion for gardening, and his many years of experience, to give you a comprehensive guide that explores every aspect of your garden and how it works. Alan starts with the basics, covering the absolute essentials that every gardener needs to know. He includes information on how plants work and what they need to flourish-as well as advice on where to begin if you're a first-time gardener. Step-by-step techniques cover everything from sowing seeds and arranging plants in a border, to laying a lawn and pruning. Alan also gives detailed advice on weeds, pests and diseases-with detailed photos to help you spot the problems you are likely to encounter. With his down-to-earth approach and ability to keep things simple, Alan will guide you every step of the way.
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