Digging Deeper

Author(s): Paul Williams

Gardening | Secondhand

By providing an understanding of what goes on beneath the soil and inside the leaves, this guide takes the guesswork out of gardening and shows that it's not just green fingers that produce healthy, beautiful plants.


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Paul Williams was trained at Pershore, one of Britain's top gardening colleges and is renowned for his work as Head Gardener at Bourton House in Gloucestershire. He is the author of the successful titles The Garden Colour Book, Creative Containers, and Creative Climbers, also published by Conran Octopus. He now works as a garden designer and consultant.

Let's get physical - the structure and mechanics of plants; surviving the seasons - how plants adapt to the seasons; plumbing the depths - what roots do; all thins bright and beautiful - colour and scent; getting a grip - how plants support themselves; keeping the enemy at bay - dealing with pests and diseases; floral sex - how plants propagate; dishing the dirt - appreciating the soil; name that plant - understanding Latin plant names.

General Fields

  • : 9781840912678
  • : octcon
  • : octcon
  • : 0.983
  • : November 2002
  • : 280mm X 216mm X 17mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Paul Williams
  • : Hardback
  • : 635
  • : 160
  • : 180 colour photographs, index