The first Garden Expert was published 50 years ago and has taught generations how to garden.It has sold over 5 million copies and has been translated into 27 languages.It is the world's best-selling introduction to gardening.
But the world has changed and so has gardening.We still need to know the basic facts, but there are also new varieties and new techniques such as no-digging and no-weeding.Also we are much more conscious of the environment - safety, pollution, the birds and butterflies and the other wildlife which come into our garden, etc.
The Green Garden Expert sets out what you need to know in order to look after your garden.It also shows you how to care for wildlife, the environment and your own well-being.Whether you decide upon a completely organic approach or prefer to take just a few steps along the environmentally-friendly road, The Green Garden Expert explains the options.It shows you how to choose the right plants for the right place, and how to plant and care for flowers, trees, shrubs, fruit, vegetables and wild flowers. It shows you how to tackle weeds, pests and other problems, how to attract and identify birds and butterflies, and also how to avoid becoming one of the 400,000 garden casualties which occur every year.
"It's not only for organic gardeners - it is for everyone who wants an up-to-date general gardening guide with the environment in mind.There is information on safety as well as sowing, on birds and butterflies as well as beans" - Dr Hessayon
An all-in-one gardening book by the world’s best-selling gardening author. In its 256 pages the beginner can find the answers to all those questions and problems which crop up. For experienced gardeners it is an invaluable source book to those areas where they may lack information or experience.
·Find out about garden styles and the secrets of good design
·Learn about your plants
·Check effects of the weather on your garden
·Learn how to identify and improve your soil
·Choose the best flowers for borders, bedding and containers
·Learn about all the essential tasks for the gardener
·Plan the planting, growing and picking of vegetables
·Find out how to choose the right tools
·Learn how to pick the right trees and shrubs for your garden
·Put a name to plant troubles and weeds plus the up-to-date way to control them
·Find the best way to look after fruit trees
·Care for and prune roses
·Learn about all the features in your garden
·Keep your lawn in the best condition
·Pick the right greenhouse for your needs
·And much, much more
The Complete Garden Expert is the latest addition to the world’s best-selling garden book series. It is packed with full-colour photographs, practical diagrams and Expert-style copy to provide a unique guide to every part of the garden.