The world of gardening can be a daunting place especially to the beginner. With the help of Tom Petherick, this beautifully filmed video aims to help you discover your 'green fingers' and join millions of others in one of the most popular pastimes in the United Kingdom. It covers some of the most important horticultural aspects you will encounter such as managing and caring for soil - a gardener's most precious resource. It explains the importance of nourishment through the use of compost and gives advice on which plants to use to get the best results. It covers the basics of propagation, management of lawns, growing fruit and vegetables and layout of borders - everything that will help the new gardener to succeed. Establishing a garden can be an overwhelming experience but the practical help provided in this video will very soon transform it into a satisfying and rewarding one.
The video covers the following areas:
- Management and care of soil
- Compost production
- Planting a herbaceous border
- Introduction to growing vegetables
- Propagation - useful tips
- Caring for your lawn