Every budding gardener can make a successful start with the practical advice and step-by-step instructions in this illustrated guide. After an initial look at the basic elements such as soil, climate, and light, instructions are provided for planning a garden and arranging such essentials as boundaries, paths, patios, and seating. Aspiring green thumbs will learn the secrets of good planting and employing the right tools; how to combine plants according to shape, color, and texture; and how to create container displays for year-round color. Packed with color photos, this guide is complete with an extensive section on gardening techniques that takes readers through planting, sowing, seeding, and pruning.
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Kim Wilde is also the author of Gardening with Children. Along with working as a designer on BBC’s Garden Invaders and writing regular gardening columns for The Guardian, she has won numerous awards for her garden designs, including an RHS Gold medal.
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