The New Gardener
For the first-time gardener, or for those simply dissatisfied with what they see in their back yard, this practical guide offers solutions to the ... Show synopsis For the first-time gardener, or for those simply dissatisfied with what they see in their back yard, this practical guide offers solutions to the basic questions gardeners ask. Introductionary sections lay the groundwork for change; the major part of the book is based around 40 step-by-step projects - from taking cut tings and growing vegetables, to building a wildlife pond complete with quick tips and lists of what you will need. Containing 750 pictures, straightforward advice, and a fund of ideas for inventive, easy-to-maintain effects, this is the ideal book for beginners and useful reference for the experienced gardener too. Pippa Greenwood is known through her work on TV and radio, and as a journalist. She is one of the longest-serving presenters on the BBC "Gardeners' World" series, is a panellist of Radio 4's "Gardeners' Question Time", and writes regularly for "The Garden", "Garden Answers", and "Gardeners' World Magazine". She frequently gives demonstrations at garden festivals, and also teaches at the RHS Gardens, Wisley, where she works as a Plant Pathologist. Having just acquired a new garden herself, she is aware of what the "ordinary gardener" needs to know.