This is the definitive practical guide to gardening, from the experts at the RHS. 'It burgeons with helpfulness' - "Country Life". 'Tells you everything you need to know' - "The Guardian". From gardening techniques, planning and maintenance to growing plants, fruits or vegetables, create a thriving garden by following unrivalled advice. This new edition is fully updated to include new styles, plants and the latest developments in horticulture, including organic gardening and the effects of global warming. Whatever your level of skill in the great outdoors, expert tips and guidance from editor Christopher Brickell and his team of specialist contributors will help you create and keep your perfect garden all year round.