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Great how to guide

Advantages: Comprehensive, easy to read
Disadvantages: None.

I hate gardening. I do NOT have green fingers, but I do have two gardens. I bought this book after watching Alan Titchmarsh on "Ground Force" because I thought he seemed to know what he was talking about. I have not been disappointed: Titchmarsh does k ...

markos3 29.07.2000 · Read full review

Review of Gardeners' World: Complete Book of Gardening - Alan Titchmarsh

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DIY: Destroy It Yourself

Advantages: Lots of Pictures
Disadvantages: Impossible Dream!

On a scale of one to ten, I'd give myself a ten for luck. (I might be jinxing things by admitting so on a global consumer website, but there's a lot of wood around me that I can touch to ward off any sinister ibjits that might have heard me say that.) O ...

Tricksty 22.09.2005 · Read full review
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Review of Collins Complete DIY Manual - Albert Jackson, David Day

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DIY or just learn how tradesmen should do it

Advantages: Detailed with lots of pictures
Disadvantages: Know your limitations

...I moved to a larger house and wanted a really good DIY manual that covered most aspects of house DIY. The Collins book is one of a handful that cover most aspects of DIY/ house construction to varying degrees of complexity., and is reasonably priced aro ...

cootuk 21.07.2004 · Read full review
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MARY MARY QUITE CONTRARY

Advantages: Easy to plan a garden and use the book all year round.
Disadvantages: None at all.

A little bit of history. The reasons for needing a book of this description in my case are clear. For many years, I had the idea that I wanted to create an Arboretum or collection of trees from all the corners of the earth, although having arrived at t ...

thingywhatsit 27.12.2005 · Read full review
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Review of Encyclopedia of Plants and Flowers - The Royal Horticultural Society

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Every gardener/would be gardener needs this book

Advantages: Crammed with colour photos for easy Identifcation
Disadvantages: Bulky - for indoor use only!

This is the one gardening book that I use more than any other. It is packed with information and colour photos. One thing you do really need to know when you buy a plant or shrub is how large will that grow and how long will it take to grow THAT big! ...

flyingfox 27.10.2005 · Read full review
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