Description - Everything You Need to Know About Gardening But Were Afraid to Ask by Rob Cassy
With everyone striving to improve their quality of life, gardening has come to the fore as a leisure pursuit. In a largely urban environment, the passing on of gardening skills from generation to generation is a haphazard affair at best, and more and more of us come to gardening as complete innocents. With a change of location or a change in lifestyle we might encounter fresh challenges or have to overcome new limitations. In short, we all need advice from time to time. This book provides a practical guide to gardening. It seeks to answer all the questions that a first-time gardener might have, as well as provide new techniques for more knowledgeable gardeners.
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(178mm x 135mm x 21mm)
Frances Lincoln Publishers Ltd
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Author Biography - Rob Cassy
Rob has contributed as a columnist and feature writer to The Times and Garden Design Journal; he has also written for Arena, The Bookseller, Country Life, Elle Deco (Japan), The Flower Arranger, Gardenia (Italy), Garden Design (USA), Garden Inspirations, Gardens Illustrated, Hortus, idFX, The Independent, Living Etc, etc... His books have been published internationally and include: 1001 Gardens You Must See Before You Die (Contributor) 101 Ideas Gardens Riviera Nature Notes (Editor) Garden UK A Shortcut to Perfect Planting Everything You Need to Know About Gardening but Were Afraid to Ask The Ultimate Language of Flowers Rob has curated exhibitions of contemporary garden works at London's Olympia, lectured, chaired debates and judged at various garden and lifestyle shows, and he also acts as a product and horticultural consultant. He was described by Guy Cooper and Gordon Taylor, authors of the ground-breaking Paradise Transformed and presenters of BBC2's The Curious Gardeners as "an exciting experienced voice in practical gardening whose planting and design advice never fails to inspire". Valerie Scriven founded Garden Books (now Blenheim Books) after many years leading special-interest historical and botanical tours through her company, East of Suez Ltd. She gardens in Worcestershire, London and North Carolina with her family.