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Flowers all year round

Advantages: Well laid out, practical & useful information
Disadvantages: None

This is an excellent book with loads of ideas and information, not only for the summer months but the whole year through. There are lots of ideas, all with numbered plans with the names of the plants, which is very handy for us amateur gardeners. The illu ...

BJR 24.10.2000 · Read full review
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Review of Pots, Tubs & Containers - Graham Strong

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How to make black gold in your garden

Advantages: Covers more areas and types of composting than other titles, good troubleshooting advice
Disadvantages: If you already have a bin, extensive info on choosing system may be irrelevant

I work part time as a gardening trainee, and my head gardener calls compost "black gold". Some people call making it an art, which is perhaps going too far for what is essentially creatively mixing rotting things together, but it shows the importance gar ...

ryeb 10.04.2013 · Read full review
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Review of How To Make And Use Composte The Ultimate Guide - Nicky Scott

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Prejudiced - NO not me!

Advantages: Small, concise and inspiring.
Disadvantages: Those photographs are so beautiful they would look lovely when enlarged!

Gardening with WILD PLANTS by Julian Slatcher - published by the Guild of Master Craftsman Publications. The ideal Christmas present for anyone interested in gardening, British wild plants, or just glorious photographs. What comes to your mind when a ...

primrose2 05.11.2000 · Read full review
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Review of Gardening with Wild Plants - Julian Slatcher

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