An authoritative reference book for all keen gardeners!
The true essence of gardening can be described as both an art and a science, both working harmoniously to create a lasting masterpiece. This beautifully revised and updated gardening encyclopedia provides detailed updates on new gardening techniques and showcases current trends on the horticultural scene.
Here's what you'll find inside:
- Unrivalled expert advice based on the experience of 50 specialist contributors, under the editorship of eminent horticulturist Christopher Brickell
- Fully revised and updated new concepts and techniques that have evolved from ongoing horticultural research
- Authoritative information endorsed by the RHS, the world's premier horticultural organisation and the UK's leading gardening charity
- Includes step-by-step guidance on everything from planting to pruning and propagation, and new photographs show the latest ideas in garden design
This delightful gardening guide introduces a fresher, more contemporary design with over 400 new images and new topics reflecting current trends such as planting to encourage pollinators, and the growing popularity of living roofs and walls. It includes new features on how to grow fruit and vegetables in containers.
The inclusion of expert knowledge and advice ensure all your gardening ideas are achievable. This indispensable planting guide is filled with a wealth of information for all your gardening needs complementing its bestselling companion RHS Encyclopedia of Plants and Flowers.
Elevate your gardening skills from novice to expert with this essential book for both enthusiastic home gardeners and professional landscape designers.
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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.