This is a practical guide to planning, developing and nurturing a garden, from the experts at the RHS. It is also an expert guide to growing your dream garden. Choose the plants you want for your garden, without knowing their botanical names, with over 8,000 easy-to-find entries and thousands of photographs you'll have all the guidance you need. Draw on authoritative, expert advice from Britain's leading horticulturists on cultivation and beating pests and diseases. Plus, create outstanding displays with a special section on how to use colour and in-depth features on the most popular plants such as lilies and hostas. This title is a must-have for any gardener. '...you can't do without it. As a reference book it is unsurpassed' - "Guardian".
Christopher Brickell was awarded the CBE in 1991 for his services to horticulture and has published several books including the RHS Encyclopedia of Plants and Flowers from DK. Christopher is based in Sussex.