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RHS How To Garden When You're New To Gardening By The Royal Horticultural Society

RHS How To Garden When You're New To Gardening by The Royal Horticultural Society

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RHS How To Garden When You're New To Gardening: The Basics For Absolute Beginners by The Royal Horticultural Society

If the desire to start a garden has been planted in your heart, then this essential guide is a wonderful companion to accompany you on your new adventure!

If you're not sure of the first steps to take, this handbook takes the anxiety out of plotting and planting and equips you with all the know-how and confidence you need to get digging into your garden.

Creating a garden that you can enjoy and keep looking beautiful all year round is easier than you think!With the expertise of the Royal Horticultural Society, you'll find simple step-by-step instructions, with clear images to help you create your dream garden, no matter the size and scale.

Get to know your garden and choose plants that will grow well in particular soil types and conditions year after year. From growing root crop to cutting back ivy, this book gives you lots of simple garden ideas and projects that you can do yourself.

Even if you've never sowed a seed or pulled a weed, RHS How to Garden When You're New To Gardening contains everything you need to kickstart your new outdoor hobby! This refreshingly accessible book is perfect for the novice gardener who wants to make the most of whatever garden they have.

Your Guide to Creating the Garden of Your Dreams

Do you want to create a garden you can show off with pride? Would you like to grow your own food? This book will get you started quickly! By following the simple steps and projects outlined in this book, you will reap instant rewards and long-term successes so that you can enjoy your garden in all seasons.

Inside the pages of this comprehensive gardening book, you'll discover:
- Clear definitions and descriptions of the different types of plants.
- Tips on choosing the type of garden you want.
- Easy-to-follow instructions for choosing the right plants for your soil.
- Simple step-by-step instructions to producing your first crop.
- Practical gardening advice on planting, growing, and caring for different plants.

RHS How To Garden When You're New To Gardening Reviews

Discover how to look after all manner of green things, including house plants, in this comprehensive guide. It is full of tips on how to grow vegetables and how to cut back troublesome plants and weeds. Perfect for a novice * The Sun *
'The perfect starting point for those wanting to curate their outdoor space.' - Liz Earle Wellbeing * Liz Earle Wellbeing *

About The Royal Horticultural Society

The Royal Horticultural Society is the UK's leading gardening charity dedicated to advancing horticulture and promoting good gardening. Its charitable work includes providing expert advice and information, training the next generation of gardeners, creating hands-on opportunities for children to grow plants and conducting research into plants, pests and environmental issues affecting gardeners.

Table of Contents

    • 1: Which way does your garden face?
    • 2: Know your soil
    • 3: Improving your soil
    • 4: Choosing the right potting compost
    • 5: Choosing healthy plants
    • 1: Sowing seeds outdoors
    • 2: Sowing seeds indoors
    • 3: Growing plants that last
    • 4: Growing sunflowers
    • 5: Preparing pots for planting
    • 6: Plant up a colourful container
    • 7: Make a spring hanging basket
    • 8: Planting a shady windowbox
    • 9: Making a border
    • 10: Making raised beds and edges
    • 11: Choosing flowers and foliage for spring containers
    • 12: Choosing flowers and foliage for summer containers
  • 3: LAWNS
    • 1: Laying turf
    • 2: Sowing grass seed
    • 3: How to make a lawn edging
    • 4: Growing bulbs in grass
    • 5: Caring for your lawn
    • 1: Planting a climber
    • 2: Potting up climbers
    • 3: Create a tower of climbers
    • 4: Make an ivy topiary ball
    • 5: Build a rose arch
    • 6: Pruning a rose arch
    • 7: Pruning a rose on a wall
    • 8: Pruning wisteria
    • 9: Cutting back ivy
    • 10: Raise new plants by layering
    • 11: Choosing climbers for spring interest
    • 12: Choosing climbers for summer interest
  • 5: SHRUBS
    • 1: Planting a shrub
    • 2: Planting a shrub in a pot
    • 3: Planting a bare-root rose
    • 4: Pruning an early summer flowering shrub
    • 5: Lightly pruning shrubs
    • 6: Pruning a shrub rose
    • 7: Pruning hydrangea
    • 8: Pruning lavender
    • 9: Pruning for winter stems
    • 10: Planting a hedge
    • 11: Trimming a hedge
    • 12: Making a topiary cone
    • 13: Repotting a shrub
    • 14: Choosing shrubs for year-round interest
    • 15: Choosing shrubs for autumn interest
  • 6: GRASSES
    • 1: Planting grasses in the ground
    • 2: Caring for grasses
    • 3: Cutting back grasses
    • 4: Dividing grasses
    • 5: Choosing grasses
    • 1: Planting a tree
    • 2: Removing a branch
    • 3: Moving a tree or shrub
    • 4: Choosing trees for small gardens
    • 1: Growing seeds in trays
    • 2: Sowing seeds in small pots
    • 3: Growing vegetables from plug plants
    • 4: Raising lettuces on a windowsill
    • 5: Growing tomatoes
    • 6: Growing climbing beans
    • 7: Growing root crops
    • 8: Growing early potatoes
    • 9: Growing potatoes in a bin
  • 9: HERBS
    • 1: Growing herbs from seed
    • 2: Planting a herb garden
    • 3: Planting a herb hanging basket
    • 4: Making a lavender hedge
    • 5: Growing herbs from cuttings
    • 6: Dividing herbs
  • 10: FRUIT
    • 1: Planting a basket of strawberries
    • 2: Planting an apple tree in a pot
    • 3: Pruning an apple tree
    • 4: Soft fruit in small spaces
    • 5: Tree fruit in small spaces
    • 1: Watering plants
    • 2: Making your own compost
    • 3: How and when to prune
    • 4: Caring for your tools
    • 5: Troubleshooting weeds
    • 6: Dealing with pests
    • 7: Preventing diseases
    • 8: Know your garden friends
  • 12: Index
  • 13: Acknowledgements

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RHS How To Garden When You're New To Gardening: The Basics For Absolute Beginners by The Royal Horticultural Society
Used - Very Good
Dorling Kindersley Ltd
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