Gardening by Design Box of TricksAlison Marsden
If you want to build up your gardening knowledge and leave behind costly mistakes, then the Gardening by Design ‘Box of Tricks’ is for you, free of charge.
My most popular talks and teaching topics are available as video tutorials containing practical, implementable advice, with photographs, diagrams, examples and summaries to help you get to grips with the topic and giving you the confidence to plan, plant and look after your plot.
“No celebrity, no TV crew, just the explanations and examples you need put together by a professional gardening tutor.”
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Each topic contains approximately an hour of material, split across three videos so that you can watch in easy to manage sections and get out into the garden in between to make the most of the information. There are photographs, diagrams, examples and summaries to help you get to grips with the topic and even a few questions for you to answer. Tea breaks included!
For a quick answer to a tricky question look at my Quick Video Tips minutes long and packed with what you need to know.
We all want a lovely garden all year round but we also want change through the seasons and combining the two is not always simple. This topic explains how you can ‘have it all’.
Whether you are filling a single gap or replanting an entire border you want plants that will thrive. This topic explains how to choose plants to suit whatever conditions your garden offers.
Many gardeners have shrubs and small trees in need of pruning but hold off for fear of damaging an established plant. This topic explains the reasons for pruning and describes when and what to do.
Ways to beat Weeds
Any plant in the wrong place can become a weed but some quickly start to take over a border. Find out how to deal with the weeds you already have and reduce future problems.
Happy Gardening from Alison