If you are new to gardening, this book will introduce you to the idea of designing with flowers and give you the confidence to choose wisely for your particular plot. (Country & Border Life
Useful for all gardeners whether you are a beginner or a budding Alan Titchmarsh! I'd recommend it to anyone with or trying to aquire green fingers. (Longridge News
Unsure what to plant up that empty border with? Then this paperback will take you through all the steps you need to follow in order to make the decision about what's right for you. Matching plants to their purpose is an important part of that choice as deciding whether to buy, grow from seed or sew outdoors. And it's all backed up with lovely colour photos. (Amateur Gardening
About the Author
Andi Clevely has spent thirty-five years as a working gardener. After taking a degree in English at Oxford he began his gardening career on the Crown Estate at Windsor Great Park. Thereafter he was for many years employed as head gardener in private service (initially for J.B. Priestley and Jacquetta Hawkes). He now lives in Wales, where he writes about gardening and tends his own hillside garden. His many books include Patios, Water in the Garden, City Garden, Plants in Pots
and the bestselling Allotment Garden
. As a journalist he writes regularly for The Garden, Homes and Gardens, The Field
and BBC Gardener's World Magazine
. In 2003 he won the Garden Writers' Guild Award for Practical Journalist of the Year.
Award-winning photographer Steven Wooster specializes in the photography of gardens and plants. He lives in London.