RHS Garden Almanac 2024: A seasonal guide to growing, harvesting and enjoying nature (Hardcover)
“A gardening book you shouldn’t be without” – The Independent
From the world’s leading authority on gardening, the Royal Horticultural Society bring you their essential seasonal guide to growing, harvesting and grounding yourself in nature. Beautifully illustrated throughout in full-colour, including artworks by Angela Harding, photographs and advice from RHS gardeners.
This is the first garden almanac from the renowned Royal Horticultural Society, filled with practical tips and advice on what to do in your garden in each month of the year and how best to enjoy nature and the changing seasons. Packed full of authoritative gardening advice and clear photographs, it is also enhanced by beautiful illustrations from much-loved artist Angela Harding.
Each month includes tables of information about sunrise, sunset, moonrise and rainfall, as well as information on what needs doing in the garden, what challenges to expect and what plants and wildlife to look out for. There are also recipes that make the most of what is in season and a variety of different projects that can be done each month, such as how to make a dead hedge, how to create a terrarium and how to build a strawberry tower. Also scattered throughout the book are tales that retell the history of plants and highlight the festivals and folklore that relate to each month.
A rich and charming guide to the seasons, this book provides tools, advice, inspiration and things to do for every month of the year. The perfect gift for gardeners and an invaluable way to help plan the year ahead for a flourishing garden in 2024.
About the Author
The Royal Horticultural Society was founded in 1804 and has established itself as the UK's leading gardening charity, with the aim of inspiring passion and excellence in the science, art and practice of horticulture. The world-famous RHS Lindley Library holds unique collections of early printed books on gardening, botanical art and photographs.
'There’s always one gardening book you return to time after time during the calendar year, with advice on when to sow, how to grow and when edibles are ripe for picking. This invaluable guide, written by RHS and gardening experts, not only shows you how to do stuff, but also offers useful information on the average rainfall and hours of sun your area experiences through the year, how the moon can affect garden wildlife and includes seasonal recipes you can make from your harvests.'—The Independent