Achieve a luscious garden all year round with this best-selling, easy-to-follow guide for novice gardeners from BBC Gardener's World writer Ian Spence. Find out when the best time is for pruning rose bushes, when your potatoes will be ready to harvest, how to keep your lawn green and well-fed, and learn how to plan ahead with this comprehensive handbook. Keep on top of garden tasks with month-by-month chapters, "Last Chance" reminders, "Get Ahead" tips, and handy to-do lists. This book will make gardening easier by providing helpful guidelines and realistic advice, so you can plan out your time efficiently and effectively. Packed with beautiful photo galleries that showcase each month's "Star Plant", you'll be inspired to have your own garden blooming throughout the year! Explore more than 350 different varieties in the A-Z illustrated plant directory. Discover top tips to guide you with clear, easy-to-follow gardening advice and illustrated step-by-step projects and gardening ideas. This fully updated edition includes brand-new visual galleries that showcase a garden throughout the year, with inspirational ideas for achieving colour schemes, your favourite scent, or striking foliage in your garden. Discover How to Keep Your Garden Beautiful from January to December Whatever your level of skills in the garden, expert advice from the well-known gardener, Ian Spence, will help you keep your garden thriving all year round. RHS Gardening Through The Years is a must-have for anyone who has a green thumb! Inside the pages of this easy-to-follow gardening guide, you'll find: - Essential gardening advice. - Month-by-month chapters and handy to-do lists so you can keep on top of your garden tasks. - Photo galleries that showcase each month's best plants and flowers. - Illustrated plant directory with over 350 different varieties for you to explore. Happy gardening!