The Chelsea Flower Show was postponed to September; don’t let that stop you from preparing a beautiful backyard.
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The Chelsea Flower Show is the highlight of the year for any avid gardener or flower and plant lover.
Arguably the largest flower show in the world, it reveals cutting edge garden design, fabulous flower displays, and simply the best shops.
Sadly, though unsurprisingly, this year has been postponed. Because it will take place from the week beginning May 25, it will be delayed until September.
The good news? There’s plenty of time before then to take a leap in revitalizing your own garden, so when the show’s visuals finally emerge, you’ll have your own little piece of paradise, too.
These eight gardening books are the best guides to ensure that your garden is beautiful too.
The Flower Yard: Growing Wacky Flowers in Containers, Arthur Parkinson
This book is perfect for people who want to create a beautiful garden oasis, no matter what space they have.
Whether you have a large garden, patio, or just a window sill, this book will share secrets on how you can have flowers, simply in pots.
Offers easy-to-follow tips that gardeners of all experience levels can follow.
RHS How to Garden: A Practical Introduction to Gardening
This book is best for people who are beginners in the world of gardening.
It covers a wide range of topics, from how to plant in containers to how to garden successfully, and is written in an accessible way.
Written by RHS experts, it is concise and informative, containing step-by-step instructions for achieving the garden you want, accompanied by some delightful illustrations.
Rebuild Your Garden: Create a Shelter for Birds, Bees, and Butterflies, Frances Tophill
This book was the Sunday Times Gardening Book of the Year 2020.
In this beautifully illustrated, hands-on guide, Gardener’s World host and horticulturist Frances Tophill shows you how to plan and maintain a colorful garden that will attract bees and birds, among other wildlife.
It will help you discover the pleasure of welcoming natural ecosystems into your garden, no matter the size of your garden.
A Year Full of Flowers: Gardening for All Seasons, Sarah Raven
Another Sunday Times bestseller, this book offers expert advice on how to make a garden flourish with a variety of flowers throughout the year, no matter the season or weather.
It offers hands-on tasks that ensure everything is planted, staked, and pruned when it should be so you can have peace of mind that you’re getting things done at the right time.
The Complete Gardener: A Practical and Imaginative Guide to All Aspects of Gardening, Monty Don
Monty Don has been a familiar face in gardening programs for 25 years, so you know you can trust the expert advice in this book.
It’s a comprehensive gardening guide that offers tips and tricks on how to make your outdoor space look its best, whether you’re a beginner or a seasoned gardener.
Find out how Monty created this beautiful garden and how you can do the same in yours. More than half of the photos included in this updated edition were taken in his famous personal garden over the course of a year.
The World’s Best Tips From Gardeners, Louise Hampden
Gardeners’ World has been teaching people how to create their own stunning on-screen gardens for 40 years. This top tips book, called ‘a treasure trove of garden wisdom’ is the perfect accompaniment to that.
Divided into chapters covering flowers, food, containers, design, and a varied ‘something for the weekend’ section, this book will teach you how to make the most of classic British flowers, how to propagate exotic plants in our cool climate, flower pots to plant them and the food they will need to help them grow.
The Flower Garden: A Guide to Growing Cut Flowers on Your Windowsill, Jennita Jansen
The Flower Garden is a beautifully illustrated guide that will show you how to get started growing stunning flowers in even the smallest spaces.
Covering all the basics, from growing from seed to maximizing your space to understanding the impact of light, this book is an essential guide for those who live in a …
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