The Gardener’s Year

  • Imprint: Summersdale
  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 128
  • Price: £9.99
  • Publication date: 4 June 2014
  • ISBN: 9781849536585

About the book

This beautifully illustrated guide contains specific month-by-month ‘to do’ lists for ornamental gardens, edible crops and general maintenance, as well as tips on things to look out for, such as pests and how to eliminate them. With diary pages for making your own notes each month, this pocket-sized calendar is a must-have whether you’re a seasoned gardener or just starting out. 

About the author

Pippa Greenwood is a leading light in the world of horticulture. She was a presenter on BBC Two’s Gardeners’ World for over 13 years and the gardening consultant for Rosemary and Thyme. She is a regular panellist and bug expert on Radio 4’s Gardeners’ Question Time, has written a number of award-winning books and contributes to BBC Gardeners’ World magazine. Pippa also runs a successful grow-your-own business.

www.pippagreenwood.com

Reviews

'a charmingly illustrated reference guide… with diary pages for making your own notes each month, this pocket-sized book is a must have.'

Garden News

'This is a terrific little guide to keep in the pocket of your gardening jacket… A great guide for new and experienced gardeners alike.'

The Good Book Guide

'Her idea behind The Gardener's Calendar is to make it easier for the rest of us to get our gardening life in order quickly and simply without needing to wade through many pages of gardening books' text… The pocket-sized diary is neatly produced, with some delightful, low-key illustrations - and there are spaces to enter your own comments and reminders.'

The Leicester Mercury

'… beautifully illustrated reference guide… This pocket book is packed full of top tips and month-by-month 'to do' lists, perfect for seasoned gardeners and green growers alike.'

The Ambridge Voice

'As regular listeners to Radio 4's Gardeners' Question Time will know, Pippa Greenwood is an authority on all things horticultural... Pippa has now compiled a definitive guide to gardening through the year… it's a pretty little book containing a vast amount of invaluable advice.'

The Cambridgeshire Journal

'This pocket-sized diary from an author, gardening panellist and bug expert, is neatly produced with delightful low-key illustrations, plus useful month-by-month tips and spaces for gardeners to enter their own useful comments and reminders.'

Leicestershire Life

'If you love those books that give month-by-month tips and a day-to-day space for notes, all for under a tenner, the author and Gardeners' Question Time panellist Pippa Greenwood's The Gardener's Calendar could be your bed of roses. 'To do' lists for ornamental gardens, edibles and general maintenance and pages of tasks for early and late in each month make this 128-pager perfect for tucking away in shed or greenhouse.'

The Journal (North Devon)

"Pippa Greenwood, the Gardener's world panellist is behind The Gardener's Calendar, a lovely illustrated reference guide, that takes readers through the year with specific 'to do' lists for ornamental gardens, edible crops and general maintenance."

Gifts for Garden Centres

'Calling all gardening fans, celebrity gardening expert Pippa Greenwood has just the thing for you… a beautifully illustrated reference guide… your essential guide to the garden, made personal with the additional write-your-own notes pages.'

LandLove