Britain's favourite gardener Alan Titchmarsh has also been the most popular contributor to Gardeners' World magazine for the last twenty years.
This collection of his very best columns, demonstrates just why he is regularly voted the readers' favourite. His brilliant writings are, in turn, practical - just how far back should we prune our roses? - opinionated - I always rail at people who go out on a Sunday afternoon to tidy their gardens. I mean, a garden is not a sock drawer - cheeky - I have a theory that gardeners grow to look like their soil and wistful - You've got to be a bit of a dreamer to get the most out of your garden.
So lay down your trowel, take off your wellies, sit back and enjoy a bit of quintessential Titchmarsh.
In the United States, British gardener Titchmarsh is best known as the host of the BBC import Ground Force, a garden makeover television program. In the U.K., he has appeared on countless gardening programs, including as the BBC host of the world-famous Chelsea Flower Show, and written dozens of books and articles on gardening. This new title collects many of his monthly columns from Gardeners' World Magazine. There are familiar but funny tales of aspiration, frustration, and mystification in the garden. Titchmarsh's friendly and intimate voice makes it a breezy read. There is not much new information, but those who already enjoy the broadcaster's lighthearted mixture of horticultural advice and folksy good humor will find plenty of it. They will also discover his more thoughtful musings on life in and out of the garden.