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Natural Gardening the Traditional Way: Timeless Techniques for the Ecological Gardener

Natural Gardening the Traditional Way: Timeless Techniques for the Ecological Gardener (Paperback)

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The Production Garden: discover the joys of creating a kitchen garden using traditional plants and planting methods. The Ornamental Garden: creating and maintaining a garden of filled with the colour and sent of old fashioned plants. The Working Garden: gardening the natural way with the tools, equipment, propagating and cultivation methods that have stood the test of time. This timeless book revises the rich gardening heritage with an irresistible combination of practical guidance on tried and tested gardening practice and history. It covers everything from natural horticultural methods of propagation, fertilization of the soil, care and cultivation, to period garden design and layout. Kitchen and ornamental gardening are both covered, and there is a detailed section on choosing and planting many of the old-fashioned fruit and vegetable species that are often more beautiful, tastier or more disease resistant than modern varieties. Packed with information and practical advice, this is an invaluable guide to traditional gardening techniques and an absorbing reference source and for all those wishing to garden the natural way.

Home & GardenGardeningSpecialized gardening methodsNatural & wild gardeningHome & GardenGardeningSpecialized gardening methodsOrganic gardening Publisher: Anness Publishing Publication Date: 01/04/2009 ISBN-13: 9781903141731  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
Availability: Currently unavailable. Foyles can order for despatch to customer when the publisher is re-supplied on 31/12/2016.  

Nigel Colborn is a journalist, writer and broadcaster on gardening and horticultural subjects, and is a major contributor to the gardening and rural press. In 1989 BBC Television invited him to join the Gardeners' World team, since when he has appeared on a regular basis, waxing lyrical about his favourite flowers or wrestling with wayward plants. Nigel Colborn is the author of The Classic Horticulturist (with Ursula Buchan), This Gardening Business, Leisurely Gardening, Exposed Gardens and The Container Garden.

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