RHS Encyclopedia of Gardening


Drawing on the expertise of 50 gardeners, this encyclopedia aims to be a definitive guide to gardening, with expert advice on all aspects. This new edition is fully updated to include new styles, plants and the latest developments in horticulture, including organic gardening and the effects of global warming.

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Publish Date: 01/11/2012
ISBN: 9781409383949 Category: Tag:


An authoritative reference book for all keen gardeners!

The true essence of gardening can be described as both an art and a science, both working harmoniously to create a lasting masterpiece. This beautifully revised and updated gardening encyclopedia provides detailed updates on new gardening techniques and showcases current trends on the horticultural scene.

Here’s what you’ll find inside:

– Unrivalled expert advice based on the experience of 50 specialist contributors, under the editorship of eminent horticulturist Christopher Brickell
– Fully revised and updated new concepts and techniques that have evolved from ongoing horticultural research
– Authoritative information endorsed by the RHS, the world’s premier horticultural organisation and the UK’s leading gardening charity
– Includes step-by-step guidance on everything from planting to pruning and propagation, and new photographs show the latest ideas in garden design

This delightful gardening guide introduces a fresher, more contemporary design with over 400 new images and new topics reflecting current trends such as planting to encourage pollinators, and the growing popularity of living roofs and walls. It includes new features on how to grow fruit and vegetables in containers.

The inclusion of expert knowledge and advice ensure all your gardening ideas are achievable. This indispensable planting guide is filled with a wealth of information for all your gardening needs complementing its bestselling companion RHS Encyclopedia of Plants and Flowers.

Elevate your gardening skills from novice to expert with this essential book for both enthusiastic home gardeners and professional landscape designers.

Additional information

Weight 3091 g
Dimensions 280 × 240 × 45 mm









4th Edition


635.03 (edition:23)


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