The Rock and Water Garden Expert

Author(s): D. G. Hessayon


The Rock & Water Garden Expert is the essential book for anyone who wants a striking rockery or water garden, with features on: How to make and plant up a pond. Choosing and caring for fish and wildlife. Selecting the right water features and ornaments. How to build and care for a rock garden. Picking the right plants. Trouble-shooting rock garden and pond problems. Reliable, easy-to-follow advice and information from EXPERT books - the world's best-selling gardening series.


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The world's best selling guide to rock gardens and water features for your garden.

"Mug up on the subject. Start with something practical and general, such as Dr Hessayon's Rock & Water Expert" Daily Telegraph

Dr Hessayon is the world's best-selling horticultural author - his Expert series of gardening books have sold over 53 million copies.He has been honoured by Queen Elizabeth who created him an Officer of the Order of the British Empire for services to British horticulture.He has been honoured by a leading newspaper which included him in its list of '60 Truly Great Elizabethans' because "he has taught millions of us how to garden with his wonderful do-it-yourself guides".He has been honoured by Guinness World Records as "the top-selling living author of the 1990s".He has been honoured at the National Book Awards with the first-ever Lifetime Achievement Award. The Expert style is hard to define.According to the Librarian of the Royal Horticultural Society "Dr Hessayon perfected a manner of presentation which has yet to be surpassed for clarity, intelligibility and ease of access".According to The Times "he invented a formula of clear, uncluttered advice and illustrations with a superbly logical layout". There are 21 Expert titles in the series which have been enjoyed by gardeners all round the world.The House Plant Expert has now passed sales of one million copies in both the U.S. and Russia.

General Fields

  • : 9780903505383
  • : Transworld Publishers Ltd
  • : Expert
  • : October 1993
  • : 240mm X 185mm X 5mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : colour photographs, illustrations, charts
  • : D. G. Hessayon
  • : Paperback
  • : 635.9672
  • : 128