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Gardening at Longmeadow

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The gentle planting in the cottage garden, which contains flowers, fruit trees, herbs and shrubs, and will soon be blooming with summer roses. The nation's favourite gardener' - Guardian 'There was nothing here that could possibly be described as a garden. Following the cycle of the seasons, this book introduces readers to the garden from the earliest snowdrops of January through the first splashes of colour in the spring, the electric summer displays of the jewel garden, the autumn harvest in the orchard, and on to a Christmas feast sourced from the vegetable gardens.

The Spring garden was made to relish every possibility of the season and wave after wave of flower push forward culminating in mid May with the earliest species roses and the cow parsley which then takes over completely. There is a a real sense of the garden coming magnificently into being but still rich with the promise of more to come. The book is then divided into months but it isn’t a book with your typical monthly listings of things to do.In 2017 I visited many countries to see their gardens, all of which shared the same basic adherence to Koranic ideals. badge_secondary": "1rem", "badge_average_score": "2rem", "reviews_card_secondary_font_size": "1rem", "star_summary_reviewsnum_font_size": "1. Describing the magic of each area at different times of the year, Monty will explain the basics of what to do when and how to get the most from each plant. He has written a weekly gardening column for the Daily Mail since 2004, and published over 20 books, including the bestsellers Down to Earth, Nigel: My Family and Other Dogs, and My Garden World. Here Monty invites us into the garden at Longmeadow, to show us how he created this beautiful garden, and how we can do the same in our own.

From the beginning of the book you get a real sense that Longmeadow is a very special place to the author.He'll talk through the essential techniques and more complex processes, accompanied by easy-to-follow, step-by-step photography.

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Only comparable to the other Monty Don's book 'The complete gardener', which is a good addition to this. Monty Don’s Herefordshire garden, Longmeadow, is well known to garden enthusiasts around the UK as the setting of BBC’s Gardener’s World, and its yearly cycles are well documented on the broadcaster’s social media feeds.

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