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RHS Encyclopedia Of Gardening By Christopher Brickell

RHS Encyclopedia Of Gardening by Christopher Brickell

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This encyclopaedia draws on the expertise of 50 gardeners and aims to be a definitive practical guide to gardening, with expert advice on all aspects of the subject. Over 3000 photographs and step-by-step sequences support the text.

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RHS Encyclopedia Of Gardening by Christopher Brickell

Features a new chapter on container gardening and sections on contemporary techniques, such as gravel gardening and up-to-date information on environmental issues such as organics, recycling and water conservation.

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A complete revision of this definitive, step-by-step practical guide to the entire range of gardening techniques. A must have gardening classic.

About Christopher Brickell

Formerly Director General of the Royal Horticultural Society, Christopher Brickell is an eminent plantsman. In 1976 he was awarded the RHS Victoria Medal of Honour for his services to horticulture, followed by the CBE in 1991. A former editor of The Plantsman, he has published many botanical and horticultural papers and articles and chaired the International Commission for the Nomenclature of Cultivated Plants. In 1990 he was editor-in-chief for the first edition of Dorling Kindersley's bestselling RHS Encyclopedia of Plants & Flowers (now in its 6th edition and with sales of over three million copies). This was followed by RHS Encyclopedia of Gardening, RHS A-Z Encyclopedia of Garden Plants and RHS Pruning & Training. He has recently completed full updates of the RHS A-Z of Garden Plants, RHS Pruning & Training, as well as RHS Encyclopedia of Plants & Flowers.

Table of Contents

Part One Creating the garden: garden planning and design; ornamental trees; ornamental shrubs; climbing plants; roses; perennials; annuals and biennials; bulbous plants; rock, scree and gravel gardening; water gardening; container gardening; cacti and other succulents; indoor gardening; the lawn; growing herbs; growing fruit; growing vegetables. Part Two Maintaining the garden: tools and equipment; greenhouses and frames; structures and surfaces; climate and the garden; soils and fertilizers; principles of propagation; plant problems; basic botany.

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RHS Encyclopedia Of Gardening by Christopher Brickell
Used - Very Good
Dorling Kindersley Ltd
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