The Complete Garden Expert
The Expert You've Been Waiting for - All the Gardening Experts Condensed and Updated into One Enlarged Volume
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|Format:||Paperback, 256 pages|
|Other Information: ||Illustrations (chiefly col.), col. maps|
|Published In: ||United Kingdom, 19 November 2011|
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.
About the Author
Dr Hessayon is the world's best-selling horticultural author - his Expert series of gardening books have sold over 53 million copies.He has been honoured by Queen Elizabeth who created him an Officer of the Order of the British Empire for services to British horticulture.He has been honoured by a leading newspaper which included him in its list of '60 Truly Great Elizabethans' because "he has taught millions of us how to garden with his wonderful do-it-yourself guides".He has been honoured by Guinness World Records as "the top-selling living author of the 1990s".He has been honoured at the National Book Awards with the first-ever Lifetime Achievement Award. The Expert style is hard to define.According to the Librarian of the Royal Horticultural Society "Dr Hessayon perfected a manner of presentation which has yet to be surpassed for clarity, intelligibility and ease of access".According to The Times "he invented a formula of clear, uncluttered advice and illustrations with a superbly logical layout". There are 21 Expert titles in the series which have been enjoyed by gardeners all round the world.The House Plant Expert has now passed sales of one million copies in both the U.S. and Russia.
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"A brilliant compact encyclopaedia, The Complete Garden Expert is by the daddy of garden writers." -- Diarmuid Gavin Daily Mirror "Dr Hessayon can claim to be the nation's most trusted gardening expert, having sold over 53 million copies of his work over the last 50 years. His latest, great value book is packed with useful information on everything from soil improvement to the best way to grow fruit and veg." Daily Mail
|Dimensions: ||24.0 x 18.0 x 1.0 centimetres (0.80 kg)|