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Winter Reading

Hi All

Nights drawing in, now is the time for me to catch up on my gardening reading.

What are your favourite gardening/horticultral books?  I'm open to ALL suggestions image



  • Currently very much enjoying 'Gardening In Pajamas' by Helen Yemm.

  • Thanks MACAVITYTHECAT Keep 'em coming folksimage


    Just looked it up on Amazon and added it to my wish list. Thanks once again

  • Lupin 1Lupin 1 Posts: 8,916

    Mark, I like  The Idiot Gardener's Handbook by Daphhne Ledward, had it years but still refer to it.

    Also love the pictures in   The Sensuous Garden by Monty Don.

    For a smile / laugh it's   A Little Light Weeding by Richard Briers.

  • ginagibbsginagibbs Posts: 756

    Might try the Richard Briers book Kef, sounds good. Its not reading I know, but I just bought the Victorian Kitchen Garden series (BBC) for my long winter night gardening fest!

  • Thanks KEF and ginagibbs, I'll check them out. I'm reading at the moment;

    Minding My Peas and Cucumbers: Quirky Tales of Allotment Life by Kay Sexton and just finished The Allotment Diaries: A Year of Potting, Plotting and Feasting by Kay Sexton.

    I dont have an allotment and I have enjoyed and enjoying reading them

  • XX Posts: 707

    One of my customers gave me huge pile of old gardening mags yesterday - some dating back to 2006, it's going to take me all winter to plough through them image

  • Gardening Maps!? never heard of them. Sounds intresting

  • FairygirlFairygirl Posts: 54,844

    I'll be catching up on all the G'sWorld mags - (that's mags mark! image) that I've not had time to read properly over the summer. Like to dip in and out of Christopher Lloyd's book 'Colour for Adventurous Gardeners'.

    It's a place where beautiful isn't enough of a word....

    I live in west central Scotland - not where that photo is...
  • Lupin 1Lupin 1 Posts: 8,916

    Mark you've been reading too says mags. image

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