The first Garden Expert was published 50 years ago and has taught generations how to garden.It has sold over 5 million copies and has been translated into 27 languages.It is the world's best-selling introduction to gardening.
But the world has changed and so has gardening.We still need to know the basic facts, but there are also new varieties and new techniques such as no-digging and no-weeding.Also we are much more conscious of the environment - safety, pollution, the birds and butterflies and the other wildlife which come into our garden, etc.
The Green Garden Expert sets out what you need to know in order to look after your garden.It also shows you how to care for wildlife, the environment and your own well-being.Whether you decide upon a completely organic approach or prefer to take just a few steps along the environmentally-friendly road, The Green Garden Expert explains the options.It shows you how to choose the right plants for the right place, and how to plant and care for flowers, trees, shrubs, fruit, vegetables and wild flowers. It shows you how to tackle weeds, pests and other problems, how to attract and identify birds and butterflies, and also how to avoid becoming one of the 400,000 garden casualties which occur every year.
"It's not only for organic gardeners - it is for everyone who wants an up-to-date general gardening guide with the environment in mind.There is information on safety as well as sowing, on birds and butterflies as well as beans" - Dr Hessayon
The House Plant Expert has been the indoor gardening bible since its introduction in 1960.Over the years it has become the best-selling plant book the world has ever known and there are now more than 14,000,000 copies in print.Updates have appeared at regular intervals, and now at last the long-awaited sequel has been published. A host of new house plants have appeared during the last ten years.These plants are in the shops, but they are not in the books - until now. There are in-depth features on bonsai, orchids, bromeliads, Christmas flowers, herbs and many more.Roomscaping is introduced - the way to use house plants alone or in groups as decorative features rather than as green or coloured pets.The problem section answers the main difficulties with indoor plants - why they don't flower, why they die, how much to water and much more.There's even a miscellany - a collection of bits and pieces from the lucky bamboo story to the easy way to measure humidity. Over 200 million house plants are sold every year in the UK, and sales have increased 200% over the last decade (source: The Times).Millions of people everywhere rely on the House Plant Expert for the straightforward, reliable advice it contains.
Now there is The House Plant Expert: Book Two for the millions who want to know more. There are lots more plants to buy, lots more ideas.
- Paperback | 128 pages
- 182 x 236 x 10mm | 399.16g
- 28 Apr 2005
- Transworld Publishers Ltd
- London, United Kingdom
- col. Illustrations