Grow into a better gardener, whatever your level of expertise. Ever wondered why some plants favour light and others shade? Or how pollination works, or why soil is so important? From cutting and grafting to fending off bugs and pests, Chris Beardshaw, BBC TV's "Flying Gardener" and two-times Gold Medal winner at the "Chelsea Flower Show", explains how understanding nature will make you a better gardener. Discover how gardening folklore, handed down through the generations can be applied to your plot. Once you know what plants need to thrive it's easy to create a garden to be proud of.
Chris is known as the ultimate garden rescuer on the BBC's Flying Gardener and Hidden Gardens. He won gold medals at the Chelsea Flower Show (1988 & 2006), and Best in Show at Gardeners' World Live (2001). His first book, The Natural Gardener was published in 2003.