Niva and Yotam Kay of Pakaraka Permaculture, on the Coromandel Peninsula of Aotearoa New Zealand, share their long experience of organic gardening in this comprehensive book on how to create and maint..
Despite originating more than two-and-a-half thousand years ago, Aesop's Fables are still passed on from parent to child, and are embedded in our collective consciousness. The morals we have learned f..
In his follow-up to the bestselling Around the World in 80 Trees, Jonathan Drori takes another trip across the globe, bringing to life the science of plants by revealing how their worlds are intricate..
Trees are one of humanity's most constant and most varied companions. From India's sacred banyan tree to the fragrant cedar of Lebanon, they offer us sanctuary and inspiration - not to mention the raw..
Flowers come in an unbelievable array of shapes and colors. Yet, their leaf and fruit forms surpass even their floral splendor. From Acanthaceae to Zygophyllaceae, this book features magnificent colou..
A mix of fact and fiction, fantasy and experience, the Bedside Companion for Gardeners is a treasure trove of green-fingered inspiration where practical advice blends seamlessly with poetry and prose ..
First published in 1989, Beth Chatto's Green Tapestry described in words and photographs how Beth Chatto created her now world-famous gardens, and the thinking that lay behind them. Beth Chatto's Gree..
Our urban gardens provide an essential green refuge amid the expanding concrete jungle. Even without the luxury of sprawling suburban lawns or vast garden beds, there are many ways to create unique ve..
The Complete Language of Flowers is a comprehensive and definitive dictionary/reference presenting the history, symbolic meaning, and visual depiction of 1,001 flowers and botanicals from around the w..
In this comprehensive guide, you'll learn everything you need to know about the various methods of composting and how to adapt them to your home and garden. With full-color photographs and easy-to-fol..
Elegant and magnificent, conservatories reveal fascinating social, cultural, botanical, and engineering advances as they have evolved across history. First appearing in the eighteenth century as simpl..
This stunning gift book offers fruit and vegetables as detailed art, viewed through eighteenth-century eyes, allowing us to enjoy the sight of swan-necked gourds and horned lemons, smile at silkworms ..
'Larkcom is a marvellous grower and writer, and so inspirational. This book not only offers her many years of wisdom on how to grow edible plants, but also shows many ways of doing so as beautifully a..
In this exchange of personal letters two of Britain's leading gardeners - Christopher Lloyd and Beth Chatto - share their successes and failures, and learn from each other's experiences in their two v..
In this book, pioneering garden designers Henk Gerritsen and Piet Oudolf describe their ideal perennials, bulbs, grasses, ferns and small shrubs. An ideal plant is one that is both beautiful and robus..
Discover how to partner ornamental plants with edible ones for a garden that offers both storybook appeal and a plethora of culinary delights. Stylish and celebratory, The Elegant and Edible Garden ta..
Planting your first vegetable garden can be intimidating; it's tough to know where to start. Before you sink your hands into the soil, you want answers to all of those questions rolling around inside ..
The Silk Road - a name that has enchanted for centuries. Yet a well kept secret, even today, is that this fabled route linking Europe with Asia is also the most spectacular floral region on earth. Chr..
The follow-up to Darroch and Michael Putnam s acclaimed bestselling debut, Flower Color Theory is the only guide that uses color theory as inspiration for fl ower arrangements. The book features 175 a..
In the urban and rural wildernesses, there is an abundance of food just waiting to be discovered, if only you know what to look for. Foraged food is healthy, economical and sustainable, but the best p..
Learn the tools and techniques of bonsai to get started potting, shaping, and caring for your own collection of tiny trees, all while learning it's okay to bend the rules along the way. Though bonsai ..
Roll Up Your Sleeves and Build a Better Garden! Loaded with complete plans and easy-to-follow construction tips, Garden DIY offers a creative mix of both practical and decorative projects for gardenin..
Following the bestselling The Gardener's Garden, garden expert and historian Toby Musgrave explores the creative art of garden-making through more than 200 elements and features. This is the ultimate ..
This fully revised edition of Kevin Handreck's classic bestseller contains a wealth of information for practical gardeners. It will enable you to improve the worst of soils, choose the best fertiliser..
The ultimate organic gardening resource, Gardening for Geeks provides readers with everything they need to know about designing, building, and sustaining their own garden. Filled with step-by-step pro..
Gardening Your Front Yard is an active, inspiring resource that shows you how to treat your front yard like a backyard without sacrificing beauty, from choosing the right plants to building front pati..
Even in the brick and concrete heart of our cities, nature finds a way. Birds and mammals, insects, plants and trees - they all manage to thrive in the urban jungle, and Bob Gilbert is their champion ..
Christopher Lloyd, icon and iconoclast of the gardening world, was born at Great Dixter, in East Sussex, in 1921, and died there in 2006. In the years between he developed the garden at Dixter into a ..
By matching awkward spaces in your home with environments in the natural world, The Green Indoors is here to show you how you and your home can find the perfect plant matches. Broken down by types of ..
Acclaimed author Elizabeth Jane Howard said she would certainly have been a gardener had she not become a writer first. In Green Shades: An Anthology of Plants, Gardens and Gardeners, first published ..
No one is born with a green thumb ... but anyone can grow one! Renowned indoor 'plantspert' Craig Miller-Randle takes you through the basics of helping indoor plants to thrive. Green Thumb is filled w..
Grow oodles of fruits, vegetables, herbs, and flowers with no heavy lifting or digging required! Grow bag gardening utilises lightweight, eco-friendly, fabric planter bags to grow great plants with mi..