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Bringing a Garden to Life

Advantages: A truly wonderful, inspiring book
Disadvantages: None

Bringing a Garden to Life Years ago, with the use of powerful insecticides and herbicides, gardeners did their level best to try to ensure that their garden was, in effect, starved of life. There were of course, always those gardeners who cautioned ...

Martinscholes 19.11.2006 · Read full review
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Review of Bringing a Garden to Life - Jenny Steel

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Water Features A-Z With Charlie

Advantages: Easy to follow instructions. Clear diagrams. Lovely photographs. Complements the tv programmes or stands alone.
Disadvantages: None

"Ground Force" has had quite a following on the television, with Alan Titchmarsh, Tommy Walsh and Charlie Dimmock turning back gardens around the country into wonderful feasts for sore eyes (and lazy gardeners!). Featuring some of the many gardens shown ...

poet831 04.09.2001 · Read full review
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Review of Ground Force, Water Garden Workbook - Charlie Dimmock

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An Expert in my Pocket

Advantages: Easy to read, packed with info and easily hidden in your pocket!
Disadvantages: None for me.

Imagine that you had spent the last 15 years living on a sailing boat and then moved ashore into , for us, an enormous apartment with bedrooms and bathrooms and lots of space but no furniture to fill it and not a lot of money left. What do you do to make ...

splishsplash 05.12.2011 · Read full review
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Review of The Pocket House Plant Expert - D.G. Hessayon

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simple and inspiring

Advantages: nice big pictures with vivid colors
Disadvantages: could use more descriptions/details of spaces

This is one of those reads you don't want to put down until you've seen every page. I am an interior designer who would recommend this book for entertainment purposes or for inspiration on your own home. Each bathroom was unique. It includes pictures of ...

ilovethebeatles 15.06.2014 · Read full review
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Review of 101 Bathrooms - Good Homes

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Coffee table type book about allotmenteers, "Allotment Folk"

Advantages: The allotment holders featured in the book are all interesting characters
Disadvantages: It's very short and unfulfilling

Introduction Being known amongst my family as a keen gardener, I was bought this book by my sister as she’d seen it in a charity shop and it was in good condition. Bless her, it was actually on my Amazon wish list so I can now delete it and spen ...

StewwyB 03.12.2014 · Read full review
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Review of Allotment Folk - Chris Opperman

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