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RHS How to Garden By DK

RHS How to Garden
by DK

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An easy-to-follow guide on how to garden that helps you to find various things you need to know from bulbs to borders and weeds to watering, gardening techniques, practical basics, and simple skills. It also helps to find out the principles of good of gardening - how plants work and how to give them what they need.
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RHS How to Garden: A Practical Introduction to Gardening by DK

Whether you're a complete novice or looking to improve your existing gardening skills, this is the complete guide on how to garden from the experts at the RHS.

Just about to start your first ever gardening project, or looking to improve an existing plot? Whatever your level of expertise, you'll find everything you need to know in this easy-to-follow guide.

From bulbs to borders, weeds to watering, pick up gardening techniques, practical basics, and simple skills which will have your garden blooming. Top tips to guide you every step of the way with clear, easy-to-follow advice and photographs. Find out the principles of good of gardening - how plants work and how to give them what they need.

This is your one-stop guide to creating and enjoying a garden of your own.

(Content taken from RHS Learn to Garden)

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About DK


How to Garden is written by a team of experts at the RHS. It is led by the head of the RHS Advisory Service at Wisley, Guy Barter, and includes Isabelle Van Groeningen, Andi Clevely, Philip Clayton and Alan Toogood.

Table of Contents


  • 1: The Garden you Want
    • 1: Family gardens
    • 2: Small gardens
    • 3: Large gardens
    • 4: Cottage gardens
    • 5: Meadow gardens
    • 6: Woodland gardens
    • 7: Water gardens
    • 8: Wildlife gardens
    • 9: Formal gardens
    • 10: Contemporary gardens
  • 2: The Garden You've Got
    • 1: How to assess your garden
    • 2: The weather
    • 3: Sun, shade, and the seasons
    • 4: Your microclimate
    • 5: Your soil
  • 3: Flowerbeds & Borders
    • 1: Designing beds and borders
    • 2: Size, shape and layout
    • 3: Choosing your plants
    • 4: Making a planting plan
    • 5: Sunny sites
    • 6: Shady sites
    • 7: Wet, sticky soils
    • 8: Dry, free-draining soils
    • 9: Exposed sites
    • 10: Rock gardens
    • 11: Choosing and buying plants
  • 4: Perennials, Annuals & Biennials
    • 1: Growing perennials
    • 2: Growing annuals and biennials
  • 5: Bulbs
    • 1: Growing bulbs
  • 6: Shrubs
    • 1: Growing shrubs
    • 2: Pruning shrubs
  • 7: Climbers
    • 1: Growing climbers
    • 2: Pruning climbers
  • 8: Roses
    • 1: Growing roses
  • 9: Grasses, Bamboos & Ferns
    • 1: Growing grasses
    • 2: Growing bamboos
    • 3: Growing ferns
  • 10: Lawns, Meadows & Gravel Gardens
    • 1: What sort of lawn?
    • 2: Looking after your lawn
    • 3: What's wrong with my lawn?
    • 4: Making a new lawn
    • 5: Alternatives to grass
    • 6: Wildflower meadows
    • 7: Gravel gardens
  • 11: Trees
    • 1: Garden trees
    • 2: Caring for trees
  • 12: Hedges
    • 1: Garden hedges
    • 2: Caring for hedges
  • 13: Containers
    • 1: Growing plants in containers
    • 2: Care and maintenance
    • 3: Growing crops in containers
  • 14: Tools & Techniques
    • 1: The basic tool kit
    • 2: Watering
    • 3: Mulches
    • 4: Feeding your plants
    • 5: Compost
    • 6: Digging
    • 7: Weeding
    • 8: Eco-gardening
    • 9: Propagating plants
  • 15: Garden Doctor
    • 1: What's wrong?
    • 2: Garden pests and parasites
    • 3: Plant diseases
    • 4: Keeping plants healthy
  • 16: Garden Year Planner
    • 1: Early spring
    • 2: Mid- to late spring
    • 3: Early summer
    • 4: Mid- to late summer
    • 5: Autumn
    • 6: Winter
    • 7: Glossary
    • 8: Understanding plant names
  • 17: Index
  • 18: Acknowledgements

Additional information

GOR002148339
RHS How to Garden: A Practical Introduction to Gardening by DK
DK
Used - Very Good
Hardback
Dorling Kindersley Ltd
2008-02-01
352
1405328525
9781405328524
N/A
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