Richard Rosenfeld's lively guide gives you all the gardening basics you need, as well as being an entertaining read. His strict guidelines and no-nonsense tips will help you to:
Keep your soil in good shape and give your plants the right diet Design a garden with pazazz and get the basic structure right Plant trees correctly and tackle overgrown ones Grow bush roses and move shrubs Create a flower border with heady, powerful scents Garden on the cheap Rotate your crops in your kitchen garden Create a garden for the wildlife
Gardeners have incredibly strong likes and dislikes but most gardening books never reflect this. Richard's does. His book ends with What They Never Tell You, including what life is really like as a nurseryman, the real facts about slugs and his list of the 9 most disgusting plants.