Since its earliest days, the art and science of gardening has been continually transformed and enhanced by great gardeners - men and women whose passion for gardening has driven them to improve and in..
'Rich and unusual, a book to treasure. Few recent gardening books come anywhere close to its style, intelligence and depth. Moves between Lively's own horticultural life and a broad history of gardeni..
How did the delphinium get its name? Which parts of the body lend their names to auriculas and orchids? Who are the gentian, lobelia and heuchera named after? Why are nasturtiums and antirrhinums conn..
Why don't scented roses last as long as scentless ones? Who has sung about roses? How do you make rose water? What does a white rose symbolise? Where does the Provins rose come from? What are the most..
Fabian Capomolla and Mat Pember are back with 'The Little Veggie Patch Co's Guide to Backyard Farming'. Spend a year in the garden with them, growing vegetables in pots and homemade window boxes, or m..
Fabian Capomolla and Mat Pember run a successful business installing edible gardens: in polystyrene boxes on balconies, in crates you can put anywhere in your backyard, or by creating no-dig, raised g..
Throughout history great gardeners have risen from all walks of life. Some have been aristocratic amateur gardeners, others professional designers with an international practice. Some have come to gar..
Requiring no soil - just some spritzing, soaking, the right sunlight and good air circulation - air plants work in just about any space. Compatible with succulents and right at home in terrariums, air..
Houseplants offer the perfect solution to the urban dweller, lacking in space - indoor and outdoor. They are an easy and stylish way to transform the look and feel of your home. In Living With Plants,..
A lyrical tribute to the diversity of trees, their physical beauty, their special characteristics and uses, and their ever-evolving meanings Since the beginnings of history trees have served humankind..
Les Jardins de la Grelinette is a micro-farm located in eastern Quebec, just north of the American border. Growing on just 1.5 acres, owners Jean-Martin and Maude-Helene feed more than two hundred fam..
Martha Stewart's lifelong love of flowers began at a young age, as she dug in and planted alongside her father in their family garden, growing healthy, beautiful blooms, every year. The indispensable ..
Embracing gardening as a spiritually enriching activity lovingly reconnects us to nature everyday - this beautifully illustrated little book reminds us how to do it. Rooting each blossoming thought in..
This step-by-step bonsai book shows you how to craft super-mini bonsai - the smallest form of bonsai! Super-mini bonsai is the art of representing nature in a plant that can fit in the palm of your ha..
In Japan, moss is revered for its sublime colors and textures, inspiring gardeners and non-gardeners alike. Moss can be found everywhere-in your garden, in crevices between stones, and in cracks in th..
A new paperback edition of Vivian Russell's much-admired exploration of Claude Monet's garden at Giverny. This book ventures behind the scenes to chart the history of one of the world's most famous ga..
Do you share your garden with a car? Worried that your neighbour's trees are blocking your light? Is your garden too big? Too small? An awkward shape? Or maybe you just don't know where to begin...Whe..
In this lavishly illustrated book, 20 of New Zealand's top landscape architects and designers offer their wisdom and advice on landscaping with native plants. These personal narratives showcase some o..
It is difficult to think of a more quintessential symbol of the British countryside than the British Hedgerow, bursting with blackberries, hazelnuts and sloes, and home to oak and ash, field mice and ..
For indoor gardeners everywhere, Darryl Cheng offers a new way to grow healthy house plants. He teaches the art of understanding a plant's needs and giving it a home with the right balance of light, w..
Small gardens are a challenge to design and to keep looking good. This title aims to inspire and inform gardeners to make the most of their small spaces by looking at more than 50 contemporary and ins..
This book is ideal for beginners, improvers and those serious about growing tasty, healthy organic fruit and vegetables. It will empower readers to grow food for a family, and help work out how to get..
After years of growing the same kinds of vegetables, home gardeners are looking for something new to try. After all, if you like broccoli, you might also like broccoli raab. If you're a tomato enthusi..
No-Waste Kitchen Gardening is a fun and colorful exploration of the amazing results you can get by re-growing vegetable cutoffs and scraps into harvestable, edible plants. Stop tossing your carrot st..
Orchards are one of the oldest and most beautiful types of garden. Forget large commercial orchards and, instead, think of sitting in the gentle shade of a graceful tree and eating a perfect piece of ..
Captivating, beautiful, incredibly diverse and often elusive, orchids can be found in nearly all environments, ranging from sea level to an elevation of almost 5,000 metres. Victorian plant hunters sc..
This is an inspirational encyclopedia of orchids, with guidance on the best orchids to choose, and how to grow and care for them. It contains everything you need to know to grow orchids successfully, ..
He has just a few months to complete his quest - no one has ever done it before - and it will require ingenuity, stamina and a large dose of luck. Like Two Owls at Eton and My Family and Other Animals..
Orchids are beloved for their singular, instantly recognisable beauty. Jim Endersby offers a unique cultural history of this captivating family of plants, revealing their allure and wonder. Following ..
Bob Flowerdew's Organic Gardening Bible is a comprehensive and invaluable guide to gardening in a more natural, sustainable and pleasurable way. Bob has been gardening organically for over 30 years -..
If you want to grow healthy vegetables at home, but have hesitated because it seems too hard and time consuming, Organic Gardening for Everyone is your perfect hands-on guidean "if I can do it, you ca..
Paradise Found - Gardens of Enchantment shows the world's most beautiful gardens, from English gardens and romantic rose gardens to enchanting nature gardens. The evocative photographs and excellent p..
"Paul Bangay's love affair with country gardens dates back to his childhood. Feast your eyes on these to-die-for gardens, each of which features Paul's distinctive simplicity and elegance, as he write..
Gardens designed by Paul Bangay are renowned for their elegant proportions, careful use of materials and inspired choice of planting. In one garden precise box hedging frames billowing beds of perenni..
This is first follow-up to the Garden Writer's Guild Award-nominated Vintage Roses. This new title in Pavilion's series of stylish floral gardening guides celebrates the beauty and versatility of the ..