Garden Tools: An Illustrated Guide to Choosing, Using and Maintaining by John Negus
A celebration of garden tools in all their diversity, this illustrated compendium takes a loving look inside the garden shed. The engaging and well-researched text, filled with anecdotes and insider knowledge, is written by experts with years of hands-on gardening experience. They explain how to choose well-made tools from among the vast range available, reveals the secret to picking the best tools for the job, details the most efficient ways of using tools, and shows how to keep them in perfect working order. Every type of tool is included, from the most basic to the most specialised. The book also explores the origins of many garden tools and shows how they have revolutionised the life of the contemporary gardener.