Overcome the problems every gardener faces with helpful solutions to the problem of shady spots, and handy tips on how to make the most of these notoriously difficult areas.
* creative design ideas for brightening up dark spaces, including north-facing walls
* directory of plants that will thrive in shady spots
* care advice for shady lawns and how to deal with moss and algae
* ways to achieve year-round colour and interest
Alan Titchmarsh imparts a lifetime of expertise in these definitive guides for beginners and experienced gardeners. Step-by-step illustrations and easy-to-follow instructions guide you through the basic skills and on to the advanced techniques, providing everything you need to create and maintain your dream garden.