I love DK guides, and this one is no exception. The perfect how-to that will push you outside your comfort zone and into your garden. Great for first-time gardeners, hobbyists looking to expand their repertoire, and green thumb novices who want to deepen their knowledge. — Joe Michon-Huneau
If the desire to start a garden has been planted in your heart, then this essential guide is a wonderful companion to accompany you on your new adventure!
If you're not sure of the first steps to take, this handbook takes the anxiety out of plotting and planting and equips you with all the know-how and confidence you need to get digging into your garden.
Creating a garden that you can enjoy and keep looking beautiful all year is easier than you think! You'll find simple step-by-step instructions, with clear images to help you create your dream garden, no matter the size and scale.
Get to know your garden and choose plants that will grow well in particular soil types and conditions year after year. From growing root crop to cutting back ivy, this book gives you lots of simple garden ideas and projects that you can do yourself.
Even if you've never sowed a seed or pulled a weed, Beginner Gardening Step by Step contains everything you need to kickstart your new outdoor hobby! This refreshingly accessible book is perfect for the novice gardener who wants to make the most of whatever garden they have.
Your Guide to Creating the Garden of Your Dreams
Do you want to create a garden you can show off with pride? Would you like to grow your own food? This book will get you started quickly! By following the simple steps and projects outlined in this book, you will reap instant rewards and long-term successes so that you can enjoy your garden in all seasons.
Inside the pages of this comprehensive gardening book, you'll discover:
- Clear definitions and descriptions of the different types of plants. - Tips on choosing the type of garden you want. - Easy-to-follow instructions for choosing the right plants for your soil. - Simple step-by-step instructions to producing your first crop. - Practical gardening advice on planting, growing, and caring for different plants.
About the Author
DK was founded in London in 1974 and is now the world leading illustrated reference publisher and a member of the Penguin Random House division of Bertelsmann. DK publishes highly visual, photographic non-fiction for adults and children. DK produces content for consumers in over 100 countries and over 60 languages, with offices in the UK, India, US, Germany, China, Canada, Spain and Australia.
DK's aim is to inspire, educate and entertain readers of all ages, and everything DK publishes, whether print or digital, embodies the unique DK design approach. DK brings unrivalled clarity to a wide range of topics, with a unique combination of words and pictures, put together to spectacular effect. We have a reputation for innovation in design for both print and digital products.
Our adult range spans travel, including the award-winning DK Eyewitness Travel Guides, history, science, nature, sport, gardening, cookery and parenting.
DK’s extensive children’s list showcases a fantastic store of information for children, toddlers and babies. DK covers everything from animals and the human body, to homework help and craft activities, together with an impressive list of licensing titles, including the best-selling LEGO® books.
DK acts as the parent company for Alpha Books, publisher of the Idiot's Guides series.
“For those wishing to get started growing flowers and foliage, lawns, climbers, shrubs, grasses, small trees, vegetables, herbs, or fruit, this is an excellent and easy-to-use resource.” —Booklist Online