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How to create maximum impact in a garden, with minimal effort
All gardeners aspire to a beautiful garden that suits their lifestyle, but it can be hard to keep on top of the day-to-day care that gardens often require to look their best. Perfect for those who struggle with the workload, who want a space to relax in but aren't especially green-fingered, or for those are simply too busy to get stuck in, this guide shows how to create an achievable garden that lives up to one's dreams with just a few hours of work a week. It explains the basic principles of labor-saving design and offers readers practical projects that can be completed in a weekend, recommended easy-care plants, solutions for difficult sites, and quick-reference seasonal tasks.
About the Author
Alan Titchmarsh is the author of more than 40 gardening books, including How to Be a Gardener, The Gardener's Year, The Royal Gardeners, and the volume of memoirs Trowel and Error. He has twice been named Gardening Writer of the Year and in 2004 he received a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Garden Writers' Guild.