Whatever the season, this accessible reference book is a guide to a full 12 months of horticultural tasks. Clearly laid out and completely practical in approach, the guide is designed to ensure you make the very best use of your time. As well as specific monthly tasks for every part of the garden, there are at-a-glance checklists, expert plant advice and tips on organization including "Get Ahead" and "Is it Too Late?" With more than 1000 full-colour photographs of star plants for each month, step-by-step photographic sequences of garden projects and illustrated tasks, this is the garden reference that not only tells you what to do when, but also shows you how to do it. To help you upgrade your garden or make maintenance easier, there is a DIY project suggestion for every month, each of which has been tried and tested to guarantee success. Good gardening depends on timing - when to plant and when to prune, when to feed and when to water, when to build and when to maintain. Whatever your level of gardening expertise, let expert gardener Ian Spence be your trusted guide through 12 months of satisfying and successful gardening.