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The Virgin Gardener - Laetitia Maklouf

Paperback Published: 3rd May 2010
ISBN: 9781408801208
Number Of Pages: 272

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A Sunday Times Gardening Book of the Year A Daily Telegraph Gardening Book of the Year This is a book of easy projects for virgin gardeners. If you've never done it before, or have been disappointed in the past, these ideas will show you how to get intimate with plants and sex up your living space - indoors or out - without the complicated jargon and off-putting diagrams. You don't have to own a garden, you don't have to get dirty and it won't take up all your time. This book will replace the fear of failure with a sense of fun, so take a deep breath and jump into the flowerbed. Learn how to: * Grow basil from a supermarket plant * Create the perfect posy from garage flowers * Decorate a dinner table * Nurture an orchid * Care for cut flowers * Grow blueberries for muffins And much, much more ...

Industry Reviews

'Laetitia Maklouf's is a delightfully fresh new voice in the horticultural world that is completely authentic and convincing' Monty Don 'Overflows with easy, yet gorgeous, ideas, which understand the need to produce stunning results with minimum effort. It seems it is possible to be a person with not very much money, space or time and still make a botanical paradise of your home' Style 'With clever advice and plenty of glamour, Laetitia Maklouf demystifies gardening' Vogue 'Laetitia is the patron saint of plants for anyone who doesn't have a garden, who has never had green fingers, or who loves flowers, but glazes over at the mention of pruning and compost' Red

ISBN: 9781408801208
ISBN-10: 1408801205
Audience: BAU
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 272
Published: 3rd May 2010
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 24.5 x 18.9  x 5.7
Weight (kg): 0.84
Edition Number: 1