Diary of a Modern Country Gardener

Tamsin Westhorpe

Format: Hardback

Publisher: Orphans Publishing

Published: 14th Feb '20


Country gardening may not always be glamorous, but it’s always entertaining. This humorous and light-hearted guide to getting your hands dirty is the perfect gift for any gardener, whether they’re about to embark on a life in the countryside, or just someone whose town garden is never tidy and wonders how the professionals do it.

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Secrets for every season, straight from the potting shed. Discover the pleasures and pitfalls of a year in the great outdoors at Stockton Bury Gardens, a four-acre open garden at the heart of a working farm. Tamsin Westhorpe’s year-long diary of gardening is honest, funny and full of practical hints and tips for success – from how not to lose your trowel to how best to answer the perennial dilemma of the plant that needs ‘well-drained soil and a sunny spot’. Packed with favourite seasonal plants, timely reminders for each month and entertaining tales of moving sheep, thwarting rabbits, and speaking at rural village halls, Tamsin’s diary is a handy, practical companion that celebrates the British seasons in all their changeable glory – from someone who lives, breathes and eats country gardening.

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Dimensions 155 × 215 mm
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