A one-stop guide to creating and caring for your garden that covers various aspects of gardening from choosing the right tools for the job and improving soil to planning a productive kitchen garden. It combines practical advice with design inspiration and step-by-step techniques with photography to help you get the best out of your garden.
From the mangrove swamp to the ocean floor, from mollusc to manatee, from Atlantic Conveyer to Hurricane Katrina, this book helps unravel the mysteries of the sea. Including an introduction by Fabien Cousteau, grandson of Jacques, this book also gives importance to our planet - as the birthplace of life on Earth.
Packed with practical tips and ideas, this book includes 122 projects on creating beautiful borders, perfect patio pots and how to keep your salad growing all summer. It is suitable for those who love gardening but have little time on their hands.
A guide to growing and cooking with herbs. From Basil to Vervain, it features more than 130 culinary herbs that teach you what you need to know on nurturing, harvesting and cooking with herbs. It also contains notes on herb flavors, the best growing conditions, storage and how to use them in the kitchen.
Helps you find the right plants for your garden. This work features over 4,000 entries including more than 73,000 plants. It includes contact details with maps for over 750 nurseries that help you locate your plants and buy them.
A guide on how to photograph tiny beasts. It shows how tiny creatures (pipistrelle bat, housefly, beetles) hunt, feed, move, survive and thrive. It features photographs of exotic birds, reptiles, amphibians and rodents.
A visual guide to the world's wildlife. Taking you on a visual journey through the animal kingdom, it helps you find out all about over 2,000 species from tiny elephant shrews to great baleen whales. It also features such exciting creatures as the tube-nosed bat, ghost slug and the remarkable yeti lobster.
From the Sandwich Tern to the Short-toed Eagle, this title helps to discover over 320 species of bird found in the UK and Europe. It includes photographs and notes on distinguishing features that help you identify different species of bird in the field. It contains maps that show you regions where each species can be found at what time of year.
Illustrated with wildlife photography and action sequences, this title explores and explains various aspects of animal life and behaviour - from courtship rituals and birth to hunting and death. It features mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, fish and invertebrates - thousands of all kinds.
Celebrates the colourful diversity, distinctive behaviour, and unique lifecycle of amphibians - frogs, toads, salamanders, and newts. This title reveals the enigmatic and fragile world of frogs and their relatives to create a testament to a fascinating group of species that are vanishing from our planet at an alarming rate.
Helps you discover over 450 species of wild flowers found in Britain and Northwest Europe. From orchids to cowslips, this title features over 450 species of wild flowers, arranged by colour and family. It also includes in-situ photographs and notes covering anatomy that can enable you to identify them in the field quickly and accurately.
Includes images of hundreds of species from some of the world's top wildlife photographers. From the exquisite fragility of butterflies to the might and majesty of killer whales, this title helps to explore the diversity of life on Earth.
Presents a photographic portrait of the world's butterflies and moths. From a butterfly's first struggle to free itself from the chrysalis and take flight, to the life-and-death dramas of courtship, reproduction, protection and defence, this book covers over 165,000 species spread over almost every region of the world.
A guide to great gardens across Britain and Ireland, with contact details, directions and photographs. It helps to visit 300 of the loveliest public and private gardens in the world with the perfect travelling companion.
A practical guide to planning, developing and nurturing a garden. It draws on advice from Britain's leading horticulturists on cultivation and beating pests and diseases. It creates displays with a section on how to use colour and in-depth features on the most popular plants such as lilies and hostas.
This title is divided into four sections: the A-Z top 100 herbs; a kitchen section, featuring healthy recipes; a section based around the garden, with practical step-by-step cultivation techniques; and a health and home section, featuring natural first aid kits and skin care creams.
Helping you find the right plants for your garden, this work features over 73,000 entries you can browse through. It includes contact details with maps for over 750 nurseries that enable you to locate your plants and buy them.