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RHS Gardening Through the Year: Month-by-month Planning Instructions and Inspiration

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It gave me some good ideas for my garden, but also a lot of info I didn't need so that's why it's four stars - you already have to know some things to use this book to be able to sift through the info. Payments made using National Book Tokens are processed by National Book Tokens Ltd, and you can read their Terms and Conditions here.

Book Description: "Royal Horticultural Society Gardening Through the Year" by Ian Spence is an invaluable companion for every gardening enthusiast, offering expert advice and guidance for all seasons. After introducing plants that offer colour, scent or food for wildlife, this well-illustrated volume explains how to create an attractive and productive garden. Find out when the best time is for pruning rose bushes, when your potatoes will be ready to harvest, how to keep your lawn green and well-fed, and learn how to plan ahead with this comprehensive gardening book. Whatever your level of gardening expertise, let expert gardener Ian Spence be your trusted guide through 12 months of satisfying and successful gardening.Some of the data that are collected include the number of visitors, their source, and the pages they visit anonymously. While I’ve only just received the book (and yet to implement it), I am already using it to plan my gardening work. Clearly laid out and completely practical in approach, the guide is designed to ensure you make the very best use of your time. He worked very closely with Geoff preparing for recording of Gardeners' World and the many other series Geoff made such as The Ornamental Kitchen Garden and his final series Paradise Gardens.

I love how it has oodles of tips and things to do to prepare your garden for the upcoming season and what to do during that season. As well as specific monthly tasks for every part of the garden there are at-a-glance checklists expert plant advice and tips on organization including "Get Ahead" and "Is it Too Late? It also has ideas for creating both ornamental and nature features depending on the look and feel you want in your garden. Organised by month, this book breaks down complex information into 'things to do', 'last chance' reminders, and 'get ahead' tasks, before recommending seasonal plants that will bring colour to your plot, all while keeping one eye to the skies with a monthly 'weather watch' panel, and offering step-by-step instructions for new projects.This book will make gardening easier by providing helpful guidelines and realistic advice, so you can plan out your time efficiently and effectively. Probably not needed for the more knowledgeable gardeners but I would recommend it for those wanting to start out or need help learning to work seasonally in your garden.

He worked for many years in Barnsdale, Rutland, preparing weekly projects for the BBC's Gardeners' World programme. It clearly sets out what jobs are required on a month-by-month basis, with an A-Z plant directory, flowering perennials/foliage/bulbs and scents through the year. Whatever your level of gardening expertise let expert gardener Ian Spence be your trusted guide through 12 months of satisfying and successful gardening. Discover top tips to guide you with clear, easy-to-follow gardening advice and illustrated step-by-step projects and gardening ideas. Hotjar sets this cookie to know whether a user is included in the data sampling defined by the site's daily session limit.He was formerly head gardener for the late Geoff Hamilton who presented the BBC's flagship gardening programme Gardeners' World. M Godding Books Ltd is an internet book business running from Wiltshire and sending books all over the world every working day. This reference for all gardeners, from beginner to expert, provides information for gardening throughout the year. Whether you are a green-fingered guru or are just starting out, enjoy 12 months of satisfying and successful gardening with RHS Gardening Through The Year. Learn how to care for flowers, trees, fruits, and vegetables, and maintain features such as ponds, willow fences, containers, bird boxes, and more.

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