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Our Favourite Gardening Books

Are you a novice in the garden? Or are you a seasoned vet looking to expand your already vast knowledge? Here at Midland Books, we have a book for everyone. We even have a wide selection of books on gardening to help you kickstart your new hobby. Check out some of our top recommendations for some light reading; 

Root to Stem: A seasonal guide to natural recipes and remedies for everyday life by Alex Laird

This book shows you how to take better care of yourself with help from plants and flowers you can find in your garden. Become a master of the garden and a better self-care practitioner with this incredibly useful book from Alex Laird. 

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Blooming Flowers: A seasonal history of plants and people by Kasia Boddy

Even if you are already an expert among the plants and flowers of your garden, this book is essential reading for any budding gardener. With beautiful illustrations throughout, this book will take you on a journey of learning about all of the famous flowers throughout history. 

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Down to Earth: Gardening Wisdom by Monty Don

Get all of the expert gardening tips and tricks from the master himself, Monty Don. With everything from gardening ideas to monthly tasks, this will be the ultimate book among your gardening collection. 

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Grow Your Own Fruit & Veg by Alan Titchmarsh

Lavishly illustrated throughout, Grow Your Own Fruit and Veg offers inspiration, in-depth knowledge and practical advice, whether you are looking to be self-sufficient or just to grow a few items on your patio or window box.

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How to Garden When You’re New to Gardening: The Basics for Absolute Beginners by The Royal Horticultural Society

Just as the title suggests, this book is a godsend if you are a gardening beginner. Discover all of the best advice and tips for getting started in the garden with all the help from the experts, The Royal Horticultural Society. 

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Gardening Contemplations: Reflections on Sowing & Tending

Looking to begin gardening as a form of mindfulness? Gardening Contemplations is one of a series of simple but beautifully curated books on the wonders of the natural world. Providing a place for rest, contemplation and reflection, this book features a selection of quotes, extracts and poetry.

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Find all of these amazing books and lots, lots more here at Midland Books

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