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As the sap rises once again, some garden books on the Seaways shelves.


What a Plant Knows by Daniel Chamovitz

Starting Seeds by Barbara Ellis

Organic Book of Compost by Pauline Pears

Help with your veg patch:

Gardening for the Zombie Apocalypse: How to Grow Your Own Food When Civilization Collapses – Or Even if it Doesn’t by Isabel Lloyd and Phil Clarke

Grow Food for Free by Huw Richards – his follow-up to Veg in One Bed

The Polytunnel Handbook by Andy McKee and Mark Gatter

Inspiration and colour:

The Garden Jungle: or Gardening to Save the Planet by Dave Goulson

A Gentle Plea for Chaos by Mirabel Osler

Planting: A New Perspective by Piet Oudolf and Noel Kingsbury

Watch out!:

The Carnivorous Plants Guide for Young Explorers by Elena Fin and Rossella Trionfetti

Not much space?:

The Container Garden by Frances Tophill

Happy Bonsai by Michael Tran

Port-a-Plant – self-assembly punch-out paper plants for your desk

Can’t get them to grow:

Embroidered Kitchen Garden by Kazuko Aoki

Outside Time: A Personal History of Prison Farming and Gardening by Hannah Wright – find a different perspective

The Garden of Evening Mists by Tan Twan Eng – or put your feet up and read a novel.