Guitarist Slava Grigoryan won the Award for Best Classical Album, for Bach Cello Suites Volume I.
On sale November 9th, 2015
... and everything else with plants from your own garden. Don’t spend a fortune on decorating this Christmas – use whatever flowers and foliage you have. We show you elegant but achievable ways to wrap, bend, tie and bunch your garden bounty into arrangements sure to impress.
What is summer without these handsome blooms, so big and billowy? This care guide touches on the different species available, how to select the perfect position, how to adjust their colour, and how to multiply your stock through tip cuttings.
Which types of plants enjoy living on the outer perimeter? Find out how to give your borders a little class, using grasses, succulents, edibles, climbers, and more. Make it crisp, make it relaxed, but make it interesting! We include a list of suggested plants for five different growing zones.
Sophie Thomson explains how easy it is to grow your favourites in pots, so you can move them around to capture the best growing conditions. Try theming your pots according to cuisine, or copy what she does with her kids, growing different mints in old washing machine drums.
Topiary is fun, eye-catching and very do-able with these step-by-step instructions from a skilled topiarist. Learn all about the old horticultural craft of pruning plants into shapes, ranging from the geometric to the whimsical, from a full hedge to a single specimen.
Living in the foothills of the Snowy Mountains, Trisha Dixon has learnt a few tricks to deal with local fauna grazing on her plants. But she has also learnt to live with it – sometimes those chomping jaws do just as good a job as a paid gardener!
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