The Complete Gardening Encyclopedia - Sue Phillips
The Complete Gardening Encyclopedia offers clear, practical advice, hundreds of step-by-step and plant identifier photographs and illustrations, and comprehensive coverage of all aspects of gardening. The techniques described in the book include basic skills; garden planning; practical projects such as laying slabs and building garden benches; sun-room and container gardening; water gardening; propagation and pruning and training. Major sections are devoted to particular kinds of plants, including shrubs and trees, heathers and conifers, perennials, annuals and biennials, bulbs, fruit and vegetables, and herbs. Throughout, clearly written text and photographs demonstrate the techniques required, making them easy to follow, while hundreds of high-quality photographs show individual plants, and how to tell healthy from unhealthy specimens.