The Constant Gardener (Paperback)Holly Kerr Forsyth (author)
Paperback 528 Pages / Published: 30/11/2008
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The garden has been a constant companion in Holly Kerr Forsyth's life providing pleasure, a refuge and, occasionally, aching muscles. In this beautiful guide to creating, enjoying and maintaining the garden, Holly shares her years of practical gardening experience and the insights gained through photographing and writing about gardens large and small.From the tiniest bulb-and its care-to the fundamental issues of water conservation and garden sustainability, "The Constant Gardener" is an indispensable guide for every gardener.Covering an enormous range of subjects, this essential guide to your garden describes how to cultivate and care for your favourite plants; how to grow fruit trees, lay a lawn or design a 'potager'. "The Constant Gardener" reveals the fascinating history of the rose, discusses pruning techniques, tells you how to create nutrient-rich compost, pave a path or lay a hedge. It is packed with handy hints, recipes and stories."The Constant Gardener" is a beautifully illustrated botanical bible infused with passion and deep-rooted knowledge is all at once an inspiration, a how-to, and a pleasure to read. It combines topics as diverse as the whimsy of flower arranging to the joy of growing your own vegetables.
Publisher: Melbourne University Press
Number of pages: 528
Weight: 1444 g
Dimensions: 240 x 171 x 34 mm
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