The main characteristics of each of the 39 genera covered are described enabling the reader to understand what the plant needs in the garden to give of its best. The author gives advice on location, borders, naturalizing in grass, raised beds, rock gardens, containers, forcing for early flowering and more.
Aims to correct over 40 errant actions displayed by the modern miss and mister, from loading the toilet roll incorrectly to flamboyant public sneezing. This work also explains how to accept the barrage of compliments your beautiful behaviour will attract.
An exploration of traditional British craftsmanship, accompanying the prime time BBC TV series presented by Monty Don. It celebrates various aspects of rural crafts including woodcraft, thatching, weaving, stone masonry, metalwork and glass making. It showcases some of Britain's leading master craftsmen.
For specialist collectors, amateur gardeners and conservatory owners, this guide contains a comprehensive and up-to-date list of species and varieties from all over the world. The fully illustrated directory describes over 250 plants, includes information on garden usage, cultural tips and background information on their origin.
From the crops that have fed billions of people over the centuries to the plants highly regarded for their medicinal qualities, this fascinating offering from garden expert Bill Laws unearths the stories behind some of the world's best-known plants.
An activity book for crafters of every mood, budget and skill level with 20 diverse and fun craft projects. It includes projects that cover popular crafts, from knitting and stitching to jewellery and soap-making, providing an opportunity to try something new.
With more than 100 photographs of pigs playing, relaxing and socialising, this title lets you get to know these loveable animals as they really are, from their snuffly snout to their curly tail. It also lets you interpret piggy behaviour and their habits with the help of brief captions and quotations.