Richard Rosenfeld's lively guide gives you all the gardening basics you need, as well as being an entertaining read. His strict guidelines and no-nonsense tips will help you to:* Keep your soil in good shape and give your plants the right diet* Design a garden with pazazz and get the basic structure right* Plant trees correctly and tackle overgrown ones* Grow bush roses and move shrubs* Create a flower border with heady, powerful scents* Garden on the cheap* Rotate your crops in your kitchen garden* Create a garden for the wildlifeGardeners have incredibly strong likes and dislikes but most gardening books never reflect this. Richard's does. His book ends with What They Never Tell You, including what life is really like as a nurseryman, the real facts about slugs and his list of the 9 most disgusting plants.
Richard Rosenfeld is the author of a number of garden books such as Tricks with Trees which he wrote with Ivan Hicks and was listed in the Sunday Telegraph's Top 10 Gardening Books of the Year. Richard has edited over 60 gardening books and written regularly at various times for the gardening columns in the Sunday Express (magazine and main paper), Daily Mail, Sunday Times, Sunday Telegraph, Daily Telegraph and the BBC Gardener's World website.