A GUIDE TO LOW MAINTENANCE GARDENING
BY STEPHANIE JACKSON
Published by New Holland Publishers
The Easy Gardening Handbook reveals the many and varied techniques that can be utilised to create a beautiful garden that requires a minimum of maintenance. This informative and entertaining book focuses on tough, resilient and drought tolerant plants and also provides tips on how to successfully grow plants in containers.
Written with subtle humour that will put a smile on your face it provides invaluable information relating to approximately 250 plants, including annuals and perennials, bulbs, bromeliads, succulents, trees and shrubs, with each plant introduced to readers with stunning images and details of its specific cultivation requirement and growth habit.
The wide range of plants featured in the book includes both familiar species and those that are a little more unusual and readers will discover a host of beautiful plants that, thanks to the practical information provided, can become attractive members of the botanical community within a low maintenance garden.
The author can boast of first-hand experience in the cultivation of each of the featured species for all are thriving in her extensive garden..
For more than 25 years Stephanie Jackson’s work as a freelance writer and photographer has revolved around her passion for plants and wildlife. Her articles and images have been published in many magazines, books and newspapers, and have also been used by Australian tourism authorities in their promotional material and on their websites. Her previous books include The Practical Gardener’s Guide to Trees. Shrubs and Climbers, Australian Wildlife On Your Doorstep and Encounters With Australian Birds all of which were published by Reed New Holland.
Page Extent: 272 pages
Book Size: 210 x 170 mm
Publisher: New Holland Publishers