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RHS 50 Ways to Start a Garden: Ideas & Inspiration for Growing Indoors and Out

RHS 50 Ways to Start a Garden: Ideas & Inspiration for Growing Indoors and Out

Current price: $19.99
Publication Date: October 25th, 2022
Mitchell Beazley
Chop Suey Books
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The perfect gift for the first-time gardener, RHS 50 Ways to Start a Garden is an accessible how-to guide for beginners, including inspiration for 'no-garden' homes


Aimed at first-time gardeners, those in rented homes or anyone with limited outdoor space, this book teaches how to take stock of an environment and start a garden. With ideas for gardens, patio spaces, courtyards, balconies and interiors, these 50 easy-to-adopt ideas provide the steps to success for even the most inexperienced gardeners. 

Contents include: 

-    Create a floral display with bulbs that last all year
-    Grow pet-friendly plants
-    Create a vegetable harvest in pots
-    Add height in flat spaces
-    Make a mow-free lawn
-    Hang plants around your home

About the Author

Simon Akeroyd has written over 30 gardening books, including RHS Gardener's Quiz & Puzzle Book and the bestselling RHS Allotment Handbook & Planner (both published by Mitchell Beazley). Simon's most recent book is RHS 50 Ways to Outsmart a Squirrel & Other Garden Pests. He writes for national garden and lifestyle magazines and as producer and journalist for the BBC. 

Simon was previously Gardens' Manager for the National Trust (with properties that include Agatha Christie's Greenway, Coleton Fishacre, Compton Castle, Bradley Manor and Polesden Lacey). He was also Garden Manager for the Royal Horticultural Society including Harlow Carr and RHS Garden Wisley. Apart from gardening he is also a keen beekeeper.