to be a Gardener
Secrets of Success
BBC, distributed by Reed
HE'S a household name
in Britain, thanks to his high-profile job as a television presenter
on Gardener's World and Ground Force, and it's
a well-known fact that when Alan Titchmarsh recommends a plant or
product, it immediately sells out at garden centres across Britain.
His books are no exception: the first instalment in the How
to Be a Gardener series was the fastest-selling gardening book
ever in Britain.
he's back with a sequel, and no doubt it will also appeal to gardeners
looking for a practical mix of useful information and design inspiration.
The eight chapters cover
all the angles: garden design styles, walls, fences, patio gardens,
beds and borders, water features, edible gardens, wildlife gardens
and greenhouses and conservatories. There are design plans, projects,
photographs, plant profiles and plenty of pointers for hands-on
Together with the first
book in the series, How to Be a Gardener makes an all-in-one
library for a new gardener.
Gardener, Issue 128, 2003, Page 29
Reproduced with permission from the former Weekend Gardener magazine. The views expressed here are not necessarily those of the RNZIH