The Bedside Book of the Garden
By (author) D. G. Hessayon
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Bedside Book of the Garden by D. G. Hessayon
Book DescriptionThere are times when we simply wish to read about our hobby and not be badgered by advice. If you enjoy reading about plants whether or not you can grow them, or enjoy discovering gardens you may never visit and could never hope to match, or are keen to learn how people gardened in the past and what they have contributed to our gardens today, then this is the book for you. It includes sections on the great gardeners in history; extraordinary and surprising plants; remarkable gardens around the world; key gardening moments in history; the wildlife in our gardens; things for the plant lover to do indoors, and other 'this and that' trivia, statistics and fascinating things you never knew, all illustrated with charming line drawings. The perfect gift and as the title says, the perfect bedside read for a nation of gardeners.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780903505697
(206mm x 162mm x 31mm)
Publisher: Transworld Publishers Ltd
Publish Date: 9-Oct-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author D. G. Hessayon
New Fruit Expert, Paperback (April 2015)
A guide to growing all types of fruit. It covers everything you need to know about: choosing the best apples, pears and plums for your garden; planting and caring for tree fruit; buying and growing soft fruit; growing fruit in containers; getting the best taste from your fruit; how to prune; and, dealing with fruit problems and pests.
Indoor Plant and Flower Expert, Paperback (April 2013)
The world's best-selling author on indoor gardening brings together for the first time the craft of growing house plants and the craft of flower arranging in a single book - The Indoor Plant & Flower Expert. Included in the book are Cut flowers, House plants, Making indoor gardens, Displaying plants, Flower arranging, Orchids and Bonsai.
Garden to Kitchen Expert, Paperback (March 2011)
Nothing is more delicious than food grown at home. "The Vegetable & Herb Expert", "The Fruit Expert" and "The Greenhouse Expert" show you how to get the very best from your garden or allotment. This book completes the story, explaining how to prepare all the produce you have grown for the table.
Expert Vegetable Notebook, Paperback (February 2009)» View all books by D. G. Hessayon
Growing your own food has become one of the nation's most popular pastimes. This title begins by helping you choose and care for your plants, and ends by providing a permanent record of your growing year. It features seed lists and pest control measures.
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Author Biography - D. G. Hessayon
Dr David Hessayon initiated a major innovation in gardening publications in 1959 with the first of his Gardening Expert guides. These best-selling guides have had an unparalleled influence on gardening over the past 50 years and there are now 51 million copies in print. In 1993 Dr Hessayon was awarded the Gardening Book of the Year Award from the Garden Writers Guild and received the first-ever Lifetime Achievement 'Oscar' at the National British Book Awards. In 1999 he received a Guinness World Record Award as 'Britain's best-selling living author of the 1990s'. He lives in Essex, and has two daughters and four grandchildren.
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