If you need to know how to prune your roses or get rid of slugs, Collins Gardening in Practice is the book for you. Although most of us prefer to think about the more creative side of gardening, you need to master the practical side as well as if you want your garden to look good and your plants to be healthy. In Collins gardening in Practice, leading garden writer Sue Phillips takes the mystery out of practical gardening and shows you how to make the most of your garden. Each topic is clearly explained and illustrated with both practical and inspirational photographs to keep you motivated. There are step-by-step sequences to help explain the most difficult areas, and also pictures to help you identify problem areas such as lawn problems and pests and diseases. The subjects covered include: * knowing your soil * making compost * watering * feeding * greenhouses * tools * pond care * container gardening * growing from seed * propagation * pruning * pests and diseases * weeds and weeding
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Sue Phillips is a high-profile media gardener who has been a guest presenter on 'Grass Roots' and 'How Does Your Garden Grow?'. She writes regularly for the Daily Mail Weekend magazine and is gardening writer for Woman magazine.
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Book Description Collins, 2000. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 4141040