What Plant when


Author: Dorling Kindersley

Publisher: DK Publishing (Dorling Kindersley)

ISBN: 9781405362979

Category: Flower gardening

Page: 576

View: 3358

Helps you to be the envy of your neighbours with a garden in bloom through every season. This title includes colour photographs and at-a-glance information for over 1,000 plants, the experts at the RHS give you the best plants for each month from bright spring bulbs to luscious evergreens.

RHS Pruning & Training

Revised New Edition; Over 800 Plants; What, When, and How to Prune


Author: Christopher Brickell,David Joyce

Publisher: Dorling Kindersley Ltd

ISBN: 0241308518

Category: Gardening

Page: 336

View: 1947

Cultivate your perfect garden with RHS Pruning & Training's unrivalled guidance for over 800 trees, shrubs, and climbing plants. Fully updated by the RHS experts, RHS Pruning & Training uses clear, step-by-step instructions and fantastic photography to perfectly illustrate the secrets to pruning and training your plants. Whether you're a novice gardener or an amateur expert, RHS Pruning & Training is packed with plenty of information on all plant types including fruits, roses, shrubs, and trees. Learn specialised techniques including coppicing, pollarding, and pinch pruning for specific plant types, and prune your garden to perfection all year round.

RHS How to Plant a Garden

Design tricks, ideas and planting schemes for year-round interest


Author: Matt James,The Royal Horticultural Society

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 1784720593

Category: Gardening

Page: 288

View: 1485

Evening Standard The Best Gardening Books of 2016 Confused by the bewildering range of plants on offer at your local garden centre? How do you choose, use and create beautiful planting schemes like the professionals? The book takes you on a structured journey through the design process, from the initial assessment of your existing space, through choosing a theme or style, to putting it all together. Learn what various plant groups can provide and how to problem-solve by selecting the right species. Understand the role that form, colour, scent and texture play in the garden, and how to use focal points and accent plants for added interest. Tiny courtyard gardeners and suburban gardeners alike will learn how to mix plants in pleasing combinations that will provide interest through the seasons and last for years. RHS How to Plant a Garden proves that a good planting scheme can transform your garden from the ordinary to the truly inspirational.

RHS Big Ideas, Small Spaces

Creative ideas and 30 projects for balconies, roof gardens, windowsills and terraces


Author: Kay Maguire,Tony Woods

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 178472338X

Category: Gardening

Page: 176

View: 9824

Bestselling author Kay Maguire and RHS Young Designer of the Year Tony Woods provide stylish design ideas, growing tips and advice to help readers turn even the tiniest outdoor space into a beautiful and life-affirming oasis. With 30 step-by-step projects, RHS Big Ideas, Small Spaces shows the urban gardener how to transform balconies, walls, windowsills, rooftops and the smallest of yards. Discover the best planting plans for your garden, with ideas for hanging planted screens, mobile gardens, balcony rail planters and potted shelves. Learn the things you need to know to get your garden started, and how to overcome common problems, and ensure your garden, however small, is beautiful all year round.

RHS 50 Plants You Can't Kill

Surefire Plants to Grow Indoors and Out


Author: Jamie Butterworth

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 1784726281

Category: Gardening

Page: 224

View: 3669

It's time to take control of your outdoor (or indoor) space with 50 Plants That You Can't Kill. These 50 easy-to-grow plants have been selected for their love of neglect and their ability to withstand even the most forgetful of gardeners. Whether you're looking for edibles for your windowsill, potted plants for your balcony or climbers for your garden, there's something for everyone. Handy plant profiles tell you why to grow it, where to put it and how to look after it, helping your plants to thrive without too much maintenance from you! - 50 resilient and easy-to-care-for plants - Plants in the same family and other alternatives give you even more choice - Clear and simple profiles tell you the space, light, water and soil requirements of each plant - Expert care advice in the form of dos and don'ts - Contains basic information on planting, watering, growing from seed and feeding

RHS Pruning Plant by Plant

How to Prune more than 200 Popular Plants


Author: DK

Publisher: Dorling Kindersley Ltd

ISBN: 1409375730

Category: Gardening

Page: 480

View: 1516

Now in PDF. A plant by plant pruning guide for perfect results With pruning advice for 180 trees, shrubs and climbers plus 20 popular fruit crops, RHS Pruning Plant by Plant is the only pruning guide in this handy size to tell and show you exactly what you need to do plant by plant. The A-Z organisation helps you find the plant you're looking for fast and the simple instructions and easy-to-follow diagrams will encourage you to prune with confidence. RHS Pruning Plant by Plant is essential pruning advice for novices and experienced gardeners alike and its handy, compact format make it ideal for putting in your pocket when you're heading to your garden or allotment.

RHS Little Book of Small-Space Gardening

Easy-grow Ideas for Balconies, Window Boxes & Other Outdoor Areas


Author: Kay Maguire

Publisher: Mitchell Beazley

ISBN: 9781784724269

Category: Balcony gardening

Page: 144

View: 3689

Make the most of your balconies and windowsills with this handy gardening guide from the author of the award-winning RHS Grow Your Own Crops in Pots. RHS Little Book of Small-space Gardening is packed with practical information and inspirational ideas for anyone who wants to grow plants in a variety of outside spaces, from balconies to stairways, windowsills to doorsteps. Look inside to discover a host of creative step-by-step projects, such as speedy salads, wildlife pots, fragrant baskets and green garden walls. Handy plant profiles tell you what's best to grow in a variety of conditions, such as wind, shade and drought. Whether you choose to start with a simple pot or tackle a more ambitious project, with this beautifully illustrated book you'll soon see how even the smallest spaces can be amazing growing spaces.


Gardening Through the Year Australia


Author: Dorling Kindersley Publishing Staff,Ian Spence

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781740333443

Category: Gardening

Page: 384

View: 5997

Good gardening depends on timing - when to plant and when to prune, when to feed and when to water, when to build and when to maintain. With more than 1000 full-colour photographs of star plants for each month, step-by-step photographic sequences of garden projects and illustrated tasks, Gardening Through the Year in Australiais the garden reference book that not only tells you what to do when, but also shows you how to do it. Whether you are a green-fingered guru or are just starting out, enjoy 12 months of satisfying and successful gardening.

RHS Gardening Month by Month


Author: Ian Spence

Publisher: DK Publishing (Dorling Kindersley)

ISBN: 9781405318167

Category: Gardening

Page: 560

View: 1834

Easy-to-follow, this guide not only tells you what to do when, but shows you how to do it. Follow over 1,300 seasonal tasks for every part of the garden, expert plant advice, including star plants from January to December, and tips on organisation. Whether you are a green-fingered guru or are just starting out, enjoy 12 months of successful gardening.

RHS Gardening Through the Year


Author: Ian Spence

Publisher: DK Publishing (Dorling Kindersley)

ISBN: 9781405347396

Category: Gardening

Page: 352

View: 6770

Whatever the season, this is the new edition of your essential guide to gardening all year round, from the experts at the RHSWith specific monthly tasks for every part of the garden, expert plant advice, tips on organisation and over 1,000 photographs, this is the garden reference that not only tells you what to do when, but also shows you how to do it. Whether you are a green-fingered guru or are just starting out, enjoy 12 months of satisfying and successful gardening.