Kew Answers for Everyday Gardeners

Botanic Gardens Royal

£15.99

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Kew Answers for Everyday Gardenerssolves all your gardening conundrums, from pest control to pruning, wildlife to weather management.

ISBN: 9780711288881 Category:

Description

Never find yourself stuck for gardening advice again with this handy and informative book, packed with advice from the experts at Kew Gardens.Kew Answers for Everyday Gardeners solves all your gardening conundrums, from pest control to pruning, and wildlife to weather management, with a series of 100 questions.Polly Stevens, manager of decorative displays at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew shares her answers to the questions she gets asked most by visitors to the gardens – from pest control to wildlife care, planting advice to pruning. For each question there is a clear answer and expert tips and techniques.The questions include:How do I tell what kind of soil I have?What is the best time of year to prune?How do I make a wildlife pond?How do I deal with pests without using chemicals?How do I collect rainwater?Written with the modern gardener in mind, the advice prioritises solutions that care for the environment, with guidance on chemical-free gardening, environmentally friendly methods for pest and disease control, and encouraging wildlife.This is a beautiful and practical guide for everyday gardeners, destined to become a staple on every gardener’s bookshelf. Everything you’ve ever wanted to know about gardening, from experts, in an easy-to-navigate guidebook. Whatever gardener you are: urban, rural, hobbyist, professional, young, old, spring- or autumn-planter, this book has all the advice you need.

Additional information

Weight 0.75 kg
Dimensions 21 × 16 × 2.2 cm
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Cover

Hardback

Pages

176

Language

English

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Readership

General – Trade / Code: K

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