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Brilliant and Wild: A Garden from Scratch in a Year (Hardback)
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Brilliant and Wild: A Garden from Scratch in a Year (Hardback)

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Hardback 176 Pages / Published: 08/03/2018
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From back-of-an-envelope list to flower-filled paradise - Brilliant and Wild: A Garden from Scratch in a Year gives even the most inexperienced gardener the chance to create a beautiful and wildlife-friendly outdoor space - from nothing - in just twelve months. Award-winning photographer, Jason Ingram, followed the author over the course of a year, as she created the garden shown in the book for her sister. This highly practical book provides new gardeners with step-by-step instructions on how to create a low-maintenance, wildlife-friendly perennial garden that will bloom within months and be fully established within a year.

Publisher: Pimpernel Press Ltd
ISBN: 9781910258637
Number of pages: 176
Dimensions: 235 x 187 mm


"Anyone faced with a small, empty garden could design and plant their borders using just this book for guidance."

* The Garden *

"I approve of the way Lucy flags up flower shape and height as being key to a successful border...there's lots of information about individual plants...a useful 'flower calendar'...lovely photos by the brilliant garden photographer Jason Ingram really bring it all to life, too."

-- Alan Titchmarsh * Waitrose Weekend *

"Feeling inspired by Chelsea Flower Show? Novice gardeners can take heart with this new book that shows you how to create a beautiful and wildlife-friendly space in just twelve months."

* A Little Bird *

"An encouraging book, especially for the beginner."

* The Irish Garden *

"A great practical manual for the novice gardener. A great guide to making an easy, low-maintenance, wildlife-friendly perennial garden."

* Garden Heaven *

"Help is on hand from this delightful new book that gives a step-by-step guide on how to start from scratch and get your garden blooming within a year."

* Daily Mail *

"Both practical and inspirational."

* Country Living *

"There's a wealth of inspiration, practical guidance and passion for an environmentally sympathetic model of gardening that leaps off the pages and will have you skipping merrily down your own garden path, well on the way to constructing your own brilliant and wild garden, in no time at all. "

* Garden Weeds and Words *

"An infectious approach...Urban gardening has long ignored the nature around it, but even if one garden in every street adopted Bellamy's plan, our cities would be more buzzing and beautiful. Brilliant and Wild makes that seem enticingly possible."

* Gardens Illustrated *

"Bellamy makes gardening simple, expressive and joyful. Anyone can do it cheaply and with little spare time."

* Evening Standard *

"Required reading...a simple guide for total beginners who want to achieve a wildlife friendly haven rich in color and form."

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“Fantastic book. Exciting ideas, practical plans.”

I have been inspired by the book to trash my weedy mess and plan an exciting new garden. Beautifully conceived. Highly recommended.

Hardback edition
1st September 2018
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“A simple, easy to follow concept to help pollinators. I love it!”

What an amazing gardening book!! The concept is, well, BRILLIANT... and promising. Insert disclaimer here: I have not used the principles within this book but will at the earliest chance!

Like many, in an effort to... More

Hardback edition
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18th May 2018
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