The complete gardener / Monty Don.
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1 current hold with 2 total copies.
|Location||Call Number / Copy Notes||Barcode||Shelving Location||Status||Due Date|
|Fertile Public Library||635.0484 DON (Text)||33500013421177||New||In transit||-|
|McIntosh Public Library||635.0484 DON (Text)||33500013421169||New||Checked out||08/12/2021|
- ISBN: 9780241424308
- ISBN: 0241424305
- Physical Description: 438 pages : illustrations (black and white, and color) ; 24 cm
- Edition: Second edition.
- Publisher: London : Dorling Kindersley Limited, 2021.
This extensively revised new edition of his Complete Gardener, first published in 2003, brings you right up-to-date on how Monty gardens today - and his recommendations for you. The most comprehensive, practical, and highly illustrated book Monty has ever written, it covers what he believes are the most important aspects of gardening. Organic techniques have always been at the core of his practice, but this new edition picks up on another key principle: the need to provide habitats in your garden for local wildlife.
- Booklist Reviews : Booklist Reviews 2003 August #1
At a large, but not unmanageable, site in the English countryside, Don reigns over a lush and diverse garden of his own creation. Undaunted by having to start from scratch, he planned, then planted, areas for fruits and vegetables, flowers and topiary, hedges and herbs and now shares his hard-won knowledge through detailed but highly conversant text and luscious and artistic photography by Ari Ashley. From planning to construction, planting to composting, Don covers virtually every aspect of garden design, installation, and management with a predilection toward environmentally friendly practices. Though his personal garden is located in England, the basic and comprehensive information he shares can be applied to nearly any garden anywhere. With an intimate style and infectious enthusiasm, Don encourages the home gardener to view his or her domain as an outlet for creativity and imagination. This elegantly designed and beautifully produced book is as practical as it is aesthetically pleasing--qualities not unlike Don's garden. ((Reviewed August 2003)) Copyright 2003 Booklist Reviews
Monty Don has been gardening on TV for over 25 years for ITV, Channel 4 and the BBC, and since 2003 has been the lead presenter on BBC TV's Gardeners' World, which from 2011 has been filmed in his own garden in Herefordshire, Longmeadow. He is an experienced organic gardener and was President of the Soil Association from 2008 to 2017. A prolific journalist and author, he was gardening correspondent for the Observer from 1994 to 2006 and has written a weekly gardening column for the Daily Mail since 2004. He has published 19 books, including Down to Earth, the top-selling gardening book in the UK of 2017.
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