Aimed at the first-time homeowner or renter with little or no gardening know-howDon't know what to do with a messy garden or bleak-looking balcony? Want to stake your claim on a little corner of a shared garden? No gardening experience whatsoever? This book is the perfect solution. Packed with tips and tricks to get your green fingers going, this beautifully illustrated little book will help you make the most of your outdoor space, even if you've only got a tiny windowbox. It will take you step by step from early analysis of the soil to find out which plants will do best, to fixing that weed-covered wilderness of a backyard you've inherited and starting to grow your own fruit and vegetables. With tips on garden design and how to conquer common pests and diseases, this is a crash course in getting your outdoor space sorted, and also contains information on houseplants so you can bring a little bit of the outdoors in.
Reviews"Small in size but mighty in use" --Publishers Weekly, 6/20/2016
Author BiographyJane Moseley and Jackie Strachan are greenfingered growers through and through. Jackie's large country garden is packed full of clever and beautiful touches, and Jane is an expert on urban windowboxes and balconies. They are the authors of Fix Your Bike.