Here is illumination for every gardener - from the beginner wondering why nothing will grow in the garden of the new house to the sophisticate aiming at exquisitely subtle effects. Thoughtful ideas on garden style are underpinned by advice on looking after plants and instructions on the basics of digging, planting and propagating.
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Helen Dillon comes from Perthshire in Scotland and has been living in Ireland with her husband, Val, for the past 34 years. Much sought after as an author, broadcaster and garden consultant, she lectures frequently in the United States and New Zealand as well as all over Britain. She has also travelled extensively in order to study plants in Nepal, China, South America, South Africa and New Zealand. In 1999 she was awarded the Gold Veitch Memorial Medal of the Royal Horticultural Society in England and in 2003 the George Robert White Medal of Honour of the Massachusetts Horticultural Society. In autumn 2004 she was made a Distinguished Counsellor to the Board of the New York Botanical Garden. Her garden in Dublin has been open to the public for the last 20 years. To visit Helen Dillon's website click hereReview:
* 'Unmissable, the obvious book of the year for anyone who wants to take gardening seriously. It is full of hilarious observations, impatient comment and invaluable concise advice, grounded in years of personal activity.' Robin Lane Fox, Financial Times * 'If I had to find one book to suit a beginner and an expert, and to keep on my own shelves for reference, this would be it.' Mary Keen, The Spectator * 'This book is great fun as well as informative and useful ... Her long experience of plants and gardening - and of people - shines through. Tim Richardson, Daily Telegraph
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Book Description Frances Lincoln, 2007. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110711227101
Book Description Frances Lincoln, 2007. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M0711227101