15,000 entries telling how and when to plant over 9,000 species of plants, and how to care for and design gardens
Provides advice on garden planning, cultivation, and gardening techniques.
A guide to plants for North American gardens encompasses detailed descriptions of more than one thousand species, organized alphabetically by botanical names and including information on cultivation and propagation.
Offers advice on soil preparation, composting, seed starting, cold frames, propagation, pruning, and tools
An illustrated guide to the culture of plants and to garden practice.
First Published in 2002. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
Fully revised and updated edition of the world's finest and most authoritative source of gardening advice, from the experts at the RHS Marking 20 years since first publication, the updated edition of the RHS Encyclopedia of Gardening is the classic reference for keen gardeners. Packed with unrivalled gardening advice you'll find guidance and step-by-steps on everything from pruning to propagation. Plus new topics reflect current trends including how to grow fruit and vegetables in containers and green roofs. Whatever your level of skill in the great outdoors, expert tips and guidance from editor Christopher Brickell and a team of specialist contributors, the RHS Encyclopedia of Gardening will help you create and keep your garden perfect all year round.
Over 400 entries of the most practical, up-to-date gardening information ever, collected from garden experts and writers nationwide! "Gardens are places to renew yourself in mind and body, to reawaken to the truth and beauty of the natural world, and to feel the life force inside and around you. And the organic way to garden is safer, cheaper, and more satisfying. Organic gardeners have shown that it's possible to have pleasant and productive gardens in every part of this country without using toxic chemicals. They make their home grounds an island of purity."--Robert Rodale
The definitive practical guide to gardening techniques, planning, and maintenance--Cover.