"A garden with flaws, and a life for that matter, is often one filled with fun and adventure." Have you ever watched Gardener's World and fantasised about getting your hands dirty like Monty Don? Pull on your steel toecaps and dig into these laugh out loud tales of one woman's life spent outdoors, standing out like a sunflower in a row of cabbages.
Country gardening isn't always glamorous, but it's certainly entertaining. Kick off your wellies, get comfortable and discover the pleasures and pitfalls of a year in the great outdoors. This funny and honest diary of gardening a four-acre plot is full of practical hints and tips, celebrating the British seasons in all their changeable glory.
A no-fuss guide to caring for your indoor plants - ideal for first-time gardeners!
Do you want to know how to keep your houseplants alive and thriving indoors but don't know where to start? This gardening book for beginners will help you care for over 60 houseplant varieties.
You don't have to be a horticulture expert to create an indoor garden, this indispensable reference book will take you through every single step! It includes:
- Easy indoor gardening tips and expert advice on indoor gardening for beginners
- Packed with practical, jargon-free know-how, this easy-to-use guide has everything you need to know to help your - houseplants grow
- Easy-to-follow format to help grow your gardening skills
- Learn how to look after, rescue, and propagate plants including a rubber plant, fiddle fig leaf, a bread plant and more!
Houseplants can magically transform any living space but looking after them can be tricky. If you are new to owning plants, this easy-to-use guide is packed with essential care tips and expert advice for happy and thriving indoor plants. Gorgeous, full-colour photography and simple step by step instructions will show you how to care for a wide range of indoor plants.
This indoor gardening book for beginners also includes a plant directory of over 90 houseplants to practice your new gardening skills! Delve into the right succulents to plant, how to grow a fern and choosing the perfect trailing plants for your indoor spaces. Grow Houseplants is perfect for first-time gardeners, especially renters and people who live in smaller spaces.
Make your green-fingered dreams a reality with the Grow series from DK. Learn how to sow, grow, and harvest vegetables successfully in Grow Easy Veg, or discover how to garden more sustainably in Grow Eco-Gardening. Alternatively, there are more titles to explore such as Grow Pruning & Training and Grow Compost.
Country gardening may not always be glamorous, but it's always entertaining. This humorous and light-hearted guide to getting your hands dirty is the perfect gift for any gardener, whether they're about to embark on a life in the countryside, or just someone whose town garden is never tidy and wonders how the professionals do it.