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    • ISBN:9781784724252
    • Publication date:01 Mar 2018

RHS Gardening School

Everything You Need to Know to Garden Like a Professional

By Simon Akeroyd and Dr Ross Bayton

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A complete course for keen amateur gardeners and aspiring professionals that draws on the expertise of the RHS.

Keen amateur gardeners and aspiring professionals can learn from the expertise of the RHS with this handy guide.

It doesn't matter if you're an old hand at gardening or just starting out, there are always things to discover and opportunities to improve, whether it's mastering a new technique or brushing up on your botany.

RHS Gardening School is the perfect guide for gardeners who want to learn. Inside you'll find chapters on:

  • Understanding plants

  • Everyday garden care

  • Problem solving

  • Planting design

  • Gardening through the year


and much more.

Hands-on guidance and step-by-step instructions explain topics such as pruning, pest and diseases, weed removal and caring for lawns.

Expert gardeners explain the underlying principles in plain English, while clear diagrams and beautiful photographs inspire and inform.

Become a better, smarter, more productive gardener with this complete guide to horticulture in one handy book.

Biographical Notes

Simon Akeroyd (Author)
Simon Akeroyd is a garden writer with a passion for both kitchen gardening and cooking. He contributes to numerous magazines including Grow Your Own (as the Allotment Gardener) and was also a garden and food writer for the BBC. His books include Shrubs and Small Trees, Lawns and Ground Cover, the Allotment Handbook, A Small Course in Veg and Fruit, RHS Vegetables for the Gourmet Gardener and Raised-Bed Gardening. He was previously a Garden Manager for the Royal Horticultural Society, and worked at both RHS Wisley and Harlow Carr.

Dr Ross Bayton (Author)
Dr Ross Bayton gained a Bachelor's degree in tropical ecology, and later a Masters and a PhD, both in taxonomy. He is the co-author of New Trees: Recent Introductions to Cultivation and used to work for BBC Gardeners' World Magazine.

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