Basic Gardening 2010

Basic Gardening 2010

Paperback Teach Yourself

By (author) Jane McMorland-Hunter


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  • Publisher: Teach Yourself Books
  • Format: Paperback | 272 pages
  • Dimensions: 148mm x 206mm x 23mm | 262g
  • Publication date: 1 August 2010
  • Publication City/Country: London
  • ISBN 10: 1444107399
  • ISBN 13: 9781444107395
  • Illustrations note: 50 b/w
  • Sales rank: 1,459,342

Product description

Is this the right book for me? "Basic Gardening" features step-by-step guidelines to every aspect of garden care. It covers all the basics, taking nothing for granted, in addition to lots of information on areas of topical interest, such as how to save water during a drought period and how to compost. With straightforward guidelines for growing your own fruit and vegetables, "Basic Gardening" shows you how to turn a patch of muddy ground into an easily maintainable garden, whatever the size of your plot and however busy you are. From lawn care and watering to creating patios and growing vegetables, it is packed with easy-to-follow, practical advice. Learn effortlessly with a new easy-to-read page design and added features: - Brand new edition, with personal insights, tips, and summaries throughout the book - Extension articles and a vibrant community of like-minded learners - Every book gives you one, five and ten-minute bites of learning to get you started

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Author information

Jane McMorland Hunter is a professionally trained designer and published author. Chris Kelly is a professional gardener and writer. Both have years of experience designing, constructing and maintaining a variety of gardens.

Table of contents

Chapter 1: What sort of gardener are you? Chapter 2: Assessing your plot Chapter 3: Tools Chapter 4: Designing the garden you want Chapter 5: Courtyards and patios Chapter 6: Techniques Chapter 7: Plants Chapter 8: Containers Chapter 9: Kitchen garden Chapter 10: Seasonal reminders glossary taking it further index