The Raised Bed Book: Get the Most from Your Raised Bed, Every Step of the Way (Hardcover)

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Description


Whether you want to garden at a more accessible height, improve soil fertility, nurture plants with needs, or simply enjoy a closer sensory experience, growing in raised beds will help you reach new heights in the garden.

Raised beds are possible in any-size garden, even on balconies, but it needs expert advice to create the optimum growing conditions, achieve the most practical use of space tailored to your individual needs, and ensure longevity of the raised bed structure.

Featuring clear diagrams, inspired planting plans, and step-by-step photography of beds built from scratch, this book will be the ultimate guide on your raised bed journey.

In addition, 10 international gardeners, all sharing a love of raised beds, will explain their "take" and provide planting designs that will open your eyes to the variety of shapes, sizes, materials, and planting displays that are possible with a raised bed.

From placing and designing, choosing materials, and growing media, to ongoing maintenance and how best to care for your plants, The Raised Bed Book is the final word on growing above ground.

About the Author


David Hurrion is a gardening journalist, tutor, lecturer, and RHS judge. For more than 20 years, he has written and edited for the main British gardening magazines, currently as associate editor for BBC Gardeners’ World Magazine. He has appeared as a regular contributor and an expert commentator on TV and radio. David has designed, built, and planted gardens at most of the major garden shows in the UK, including Chelsea Flower Show. He teaches a range of courses and masterclasses, from garden design to soil science, including with The Master Gardeners of San Diego in California.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780744092387
ISBN-10: 0744092388
Publisher: DK
Publication Date: April 23rd, 2024
Pages: 240
Language: English