Gardening Book Reviews

The following book reviews, compiled by our resident Gardening Guru, give you the low down on some recommended reads to improve your general gardening knowledge and to act as valuable reference sources in times of need throughout the gardening year.

Book cover of Planting the Dry Shade Garden by Graham  Rice

Planting the Dry Shade Garden

4 Star -  Author: Graham Rice

Invaluable advice for improving and planting the most difficult site in your garden. Read our review...

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Book cover of Right Plant Right Place by Nicola Ferguson

Right Plant Right Place

4 Star -  Author: Nicola Ferguson

Thoroughly recommended, an excellent resource for anybody interested in plants. Read our review...

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Book cover of Soil Mates - Companion Planting by Sara Alway

Soil Mates - Companion Planting

3 Star -  Author: Sara Alway

Soil Mates is a fun, handy book about vegetable growing and companion planting. The physical appearance of the book, with it’s hessian like cover, preludes the organic text within. Read our review...

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Book cover of Tales from Titchmarsh by Alan  Titchmarsh

Tales from Titchmarsh

4 Star -  Author: Alan Titchmarsh

A very enjoyable collection of Alan's favourite column articles from the past 20 years of BBC Gardener's World magazine. Read our review...

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Book cover of The Garden Plant Series by  Roger Phillips & Martyn Rix

The Garden Plant Series

5 Star -  Author: Roger Phillips & Martyn Rix

A collection of books that are amongst the best when identifying and building up knowledge of a huge range of plants. Read our review...

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Book cover of The Gardener’s Year by Alan Titchmarsh

The Gardener’s Year

5 Star -  Author: Alan Titchmarsh

An excellent piece of work from arguably the UK’s most well known gardener. Read our review...

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Book cover of The Pruner’s Bible by Steve Bradley

The Pruner’s Bible

4 Star -  Author: Steve Bradley

A very useful book to refer to before pruning any plants in your garden. Read our review...

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Book cover of The Tree & Shrub Expert by D. G.  Hessayon

The Tree & Shrub Expert

5 Star -  Author: D. G. Hessayon

Inexpensive and well thought out, presenting in-depth information in a concise form. Read our review...

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