How to Garden: Planning, Planting and Maintaining Your Garden

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Anness Publishing, Jan 31, 2003 - Gardening - 512 pages
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Successful gardening requires a combination of thorough planning and skilled execution, and this book offers all the creative ideas and practical solutions you should need to help you make the most of your outdoor and indoor space. It contains practical advice on getting started from design to constructing garden features like timber decking. A section on the best plants for your garden alphabetically lists the plants that do well under specific conditions with a clear photograph for easy identification. Gardening through the year guides the reader through the seasons with advice on what to do when and indoor gardening offers houseplant advice from choosing containers to potting.

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Peter McHoy started his horticultural career as a seed analyst, but soon moved into magazine journalism so he could share his enthusiasm for plants and gardens with others. During this time he worked on several gardening magazines, both as an editor and a consultant. Peter now spends all his time writing books and running a horticultural photographic library, as well as writing regular gardening features pages for a number of magazines. His many books include The Gardener's Year and Roses for Lorenz Books.

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