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ebook / ISBN-13: 9781845285333

Price: £14.99

ON SALE: 10th May 2013

Genre: Lifestyle, Sport & Leisure / Gardening

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How many times when we are visiting gardens, or thumbing through a glossy magazine, do we look at our own garden with mixed feelings of disappointment and despair, and exclaim ‘Why can`t my garden look like that?.

The simple answer is `it can`.

This book demonstrates just how easy it is to make adjustments to what is already there to make your garden stunning, whatever its size. Whether it’s an issue with design, plant selection or pruning – or even lack of time – simple solutions are described in clear, jargon-free language that will appeal both to the complete novice and those with more experience.

Written in an informal, easy-to-read style this book will enable everyone to have a garden they can be proud of.


Why Can't My Garden Look Like That? is full of good tips on how to improve your garden so that it looks good right through the year.
Constance Craig Smith, Daily Mail
It holds your hand right through the process of creating a garden that even the Joneses will drool over.
Four Shires
Practical and creative ways of making your garden stunning.
Bee Craft
Shortland blossoms with enthusiasm, prompting the process of creating, then maintaining, a garden. Deceptively simple ideas that could help generate your own dream garden.
The Lady
There are some real gems to be taken from it.
English Garden
This is a straightforward, easy-to-follow manual for gardening which, although aimed at the wider public, still contains pearls of wisdom of use to more experienced and professional gardeners.
The Professional Gardener