Category Archives: Book Reviews

Book Review: The Greenhouse Gardener’s Manual

As a gardener who uses their greenhouse for more than tomatoes and annual seedlings I was interested to receive a review copy of The Greenhouse Gardener’s Manual by Roger Marshall from Timber Press.  There aren’t many books on greenhouse gardening … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Bee

I agreed to review The Bee: A Natural History by Noah Wilson-Rich because I was curious to know more about bees.  As a garden blogger who uses social media extensively I have felt bombarded in the last year or so … Continue reading

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Book Review: Remaking a Garden

I wonder how many of gardeners could with all honesty look at the garden they have created objectively and take drastic actions to completely reinvent the atmosphere and flow of the space.  This is exactly what Sir Roy Strong has … Continue reading

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Book Review: British Gardens in Time

There is nothing I enjoy more than a bit of history and when it’s coupled with horticulture I am a very happy person.  So I was thrilled to be offered a review copy of British Gardens in Time; the book … Continue reading

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Gardening Myths & Misconceptions – A Book Review

I firmly believe that a lot of garden lore derives from job creation for the legions of under gardeners that used to exist.  I have a habit of doing gardening jobs as and when they occur to me and I … Continue reading

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Book Review: Backyard Blueprints

  I have to admit that Backyard Blueprints isn’t  the sort of book I would normally buy as it has a design focus which isn’t my real interest.  However, as it focusses on small gardens, or backyards, I thought it … Continue reading

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The 20-30 Something Garden Guide – A Book Review

Hells bells my shoddy compost making has been immortalised in print in my friend Dee’s new book – The 20-30 Something Garden Guide. I met Dee last summer at the Garden Bloggers Spring Fling in San Francisco.  We seemed to … Continue reading

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