A one-stop guide to creating and caring for your garden that covers various aspects of gardening from choosing the right tools for the job and improving soil to planning a productive kitchen garden. It combines practical advice with design inspiration and step-by-step techniques with photography to help you get the best out of your garden.
From quizmaster Dr Gareth Moore, creator of the bestselling The Ordnance Survey Puzzle Book, working with the RHS and garden expert Simon Akeroyd, comes 100 quizzes and puzzles to entertain and inform, testing your horticultural and botanical knowledge in fun, creative ways.
Includes step-by-step, instructions and photographs and artworks that get you growing the 60 vegetables and 15 fruit crops featured. This title includes at a glance crop planners to help you decide what's right for your growing space. It also includes troubleshooting advice that helps you to nip any problems in the bud.
It does what it says on the front cover: this book is aimed at everybody wants to grow their own food in Ireland - whether you are an expert of have never grown vegetables or fruit or herbs but who is thinking of doing so. Written by an acknowledged and well-known expert.
Seeing comes before words. The child looks and recognizes before it can speak. But, there is also another sense in which seeing comes before words. It is seeing which establishes our place in the surrounding world. The relation between what we see and what we know is never settled. This is a book on art in various languages.
If you thought these paintings were familiar, look again, and look closer. Part art history, part detective work, this fascinating collection explores 100 world-famous works of art through enlarged details, revealing the fashions and lifestyles, the loves and intrigues, politics and people that truly make a masterpiece.