RHS SMALL GARDEN HANDBOOK

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Rhs Small Garden Handbook

Author : Andrew Wilson
ISBN : 9781845338497
Genre : Gardening
File Size : 61.22 MB
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'RHS Small Garden Handbook...show[s] the process of planning, planting and maintaining an outdoor space that will lift your heart every time you step outside.' - The Independent 'Clear and practical principles of design' - BBC Gardens Illustrated A garden offers invaluable space for relaxing entertaining, and, above all, enjoying the huge pleasure of growing your own flowers, shrubs, trees, and crops. However, a small garden can present challenges to even the most experience gardener: it may be overlooked, which can impact upon your privacy; there may be more shade than you would like; and it may not be immediately obvious how to create a space that is both multifunctional and beautiful. RHS Small Garden Handbook provides an all-in-one guide for small space gardeners and draws on the experience in growing, planting, landscaping and design for which the RHS is world famous. It begins by explaining how to assess your plot so that you are aware of the soil, orientation, microclimate, existing materials and proportions that you have to work with, before revealing the principles of good design. Showing how your decisions on layout, colour and texture will affect the finished design and what tricks can be played to create a greater sense of space - with everything from expert design advice on boundaries, hedges and fences to clever ideas for containers and storage - every gardener will gain confidence in creating a garden to enjoy no matter how big the plot. Each of the nine chapters includes 15 ways to make instant improvements and a real-life case study to inspire change. All the gardens featured in the book's 300 photographs are accessible, achievable and truly inspirational. Contents Includes... Basics Design Styles Materials Boundaries Structures Water Planting Upkeep ... and much much more!
Category: Gardening

Small Garden Handbook

Author : Andrew Wilson
ISBN : 184533681X
Genre : Gardening
File Size : 70.96 MB
Format : PDF
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'RHS Small Garden Handbook...show[s] the process of planning, planting and maintaining an outdoor space that will lift your heart every time you step outside.' - The Independent 'Clear and practical principles of design' - BBC Gardens Illustrated A garden offers invaluable space for relaxing entertaining, and, above all, enjoying the huge pleasure of growing your own flowers, shrubs, trees, and crops. However, a small garden can present challenges to even the most experience gardener: it may be overlooked, which can impact upon your privacy; there may be more shade than you would like; and it may not be immediately obvious how to create a space that is both multifunctional and beautiful. RHS Small Garden Handbook provides an all-in-one guide for small space gardeners and draws on the experience in growing, planting, landscaping and design for which the RHS is world famous. It begins by explaining how to assess your plot so that you are aware of the soil, orientation, microclimate, existing materials and proportions that you have to work with, before revealing the principles of good design. Showing how your decisions on layout, colour and texture will affect the finished design and what tricks can be played to create a greater sense of space - with everything from expert design advice on boundaries, hedges and fences to clever ideas for containers and storage - every gardener will gain confidence in creating a garden to enjoy no matter how big the plot. Each of the nine chapters includes 15 ways to make instant improvements and a real-life case study to inspire change. All the gardens featured in the book's 300 photographs are accessible, achievable and truly inspirational. Contents Includes... Basics Design Styles Materials Boundaries Structures Water Planting Upkeep ... and much much more!
Category: Gardening

California Master Gardener Handbook 2nd Edition

Author : Dennis Pittenger
ISBN : 9781601078575
Genre : Gardening
File Size : 29.73 MB
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Since it was first published in 2002, the California Master Gardener Handbook has been the definitive guide to best practices and advice for gardeners throughout the West. Now the much-anticipated 2nd Edition to the Handbook is here—completely redesigned, with updated tables, graphics, and color photos throughout. Whether you're a beginner double digging your first bed or a University of California Master Gardener, this handbook will be your go-to source for the practical, science-based information you need to sustainably maintain your landscape and garden and become an effective problem solver. Chapters cover soil, fertilizer, and water management, plant propagation, plant physiology; weeds and pests; home vegetable gardening; specific garden crops including grapes, berries temperate fruits and nuts, citrus, and avocados. Also included is information on lawns, woody landscape plants, and landscape design. New to the 2nd Edition is information on invasive plants and principles of designing and maintaining landscapes for fire protection. Inside are updates to the technical information found in each chapter, reorganization of information for better ease of use, and new content on important emerging topics. Useful conversions for many units of measure found in the Handbook or needed in caring for gardens and landscapes are located in Appendix A. A glossary of important technical terms used and an extensive index round out the book.
Category: Gardening

Rhs Handbook Garden Problem Solver

Author : The Royal Horticultural Society
ISBN : 9781845337766
Genre : Gardening
File Size : 42.82 MB
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RHS Garden Problem Solver is a comprehensive guide to establishing healthy growing conditions in your garden and tackling pests and diseases when they occur. This book identifies more than 280 common pests, diseases and problems offering a broad range of cultural, chemical and biological solutions. With detailed instructions on combating pests and diseases in ornamentals, vegetables and fruit and how to keep weeds at bay, you'll learn how to save money, time and effort.
Category: Gardening

Joe S Small Garden Handbook

Author : Joe Swift
ISBN : 1849493677
Genre : Small gardens
File Size : 21.86 MB
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Joe's practical and attractive ideas will enable you to create your own personal Eden. Chapters take you from the initial assessment and planning stages, to selecting suitable plants and hard materials, quick makeovers and year-round maintenance to keep your garden looking at its best. Joe reveals how to make the best of existing elements, how to conceal less pleasing aspects, and how to create privacy and the illusion of space so that you can make the very most of whatever area you have. And, throughout, Joe remains cost-conscious, aware that redesigning a garden can be an expensive endeavour.
Category: Small gardens

Rhs Gardening School

Author : Simon Akeroyd
ISBN : 9781784724757
Genre : Gardening
File Size : 66.88 MB
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Keen amateur gardeners and aspiring professionals can learn from the expertise of the RHS with this handy guide. It doesn't matter if you're an old hand at gardening or just starting out, there are always things to discover and opportunities to improve, whether it's mastering a new technique or brushing up on your botany. RHS Gardening School is the perfect guide for gardeners who want to learn. Inside you'll find chapters on: Understanding plants Everyday garden care Problem solving Planting design Gardening through the year and much more. Hands-on guidance and step-by-step instructions explain topics such as pruning, pest and diseases, weed removal and caring for lawns. Expert gardeners explain the underlying principles in plain English, while clear diagrams and beautiful photographs inspire and inform. Become a better, smarter, more productive gardener with this complete guide to horticulture in one handy book.
Category: Gardening

Rhs Handbook Propagation Techniques

Author : The Royal Horticultural Society
ISBN : 9781845337773
Genre : Gardening
File Size : 68.17 MB
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Propagating your own plants is one of the greatest joys of gardening, and instead of being intimidated, gardeners should relish this chance to create new life. In this book the best Royal Horticultural Society experts show the right way to perform around 20 of the most popular techniques, and look at the simplest routes for success. In step-by-step sequences they'll show how to propagate climbers like clematis, collect tree seed from Japanese maples and sow it successfully, break the dormancy of sweet peas, and trouble shoot any propagation problems you encounter. The propagation directory explains which of the techniques to use for around 1000 of the most popular plants today, so you can populate your garden with beautiful plants for next to nothing.
Category: Gardening

Rhs Little Book Of Small Space Gardening

Author : Kay Maguire
ISBN : 1784724262
Genre : Balcony gardening
File Size : 37.81 MB
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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.
Category: Balcony gardening

The Rhs Gardener S Quiz And Puzzle Book

Author : MITCHELL. BEAZLEY
ISBN : 178472632X
Genre :
File Size : 30.45 MB
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Ever wanted to show just how much you know about roses? Or see if you can remember the Latin name for Japanese Maple? RHS Gardener's Quiz & Puzzle Book is designed to test your horticultural and botanical knowledge with puzzles to delight and challenge. Featuring over 400 lavishly illustrated questions, from anagrams to garden history, from obscure tools to identifying plants based on their leaves - there are questions for every level of gardening knowledge. Including... - Solve anagrams to improve your knowledge of Latin names - Test your ability to identify plant anatomy with annotated diagrams - Feature pages contain quizzes on specific themes such as botany, vegetables, houseplants, pests and plant care ...and much more.
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The Garden

Author :
ISBN : CORNELL:31924101480394
Genre : Botany
File Size : 77.74 MB
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Category: Botany