Part 1 Creating the garden. Part 2 Equipping the garden. Part 3 Managing the garden environment. Appendices: seasonal reminders.
Formerly Director General of the Royal Horticultural Society,
Christopher Brickell is an eminent plantsman. In 1976 he was
awarded the RHS Victoria Medal of Honour for his services to
horticulture, followed by the CBE in 1991. A former editor of The
Plantsman, he has published many botanical and horticultural papers
and articles and chaired the International Commission for the
Nomenclature of Cultivated Plants. In 1990 he was editor-in-chief
for the first edition of Dorling Kindersley's bestselling RHS
Encyclopedia of Plants & Flowers (now in its 6th edition and with
sales of over three million copies). This was followed by RHS
Encyclopedia of Gardening, RHS A-Z Encyclopedia of Garden Plants
and RHS Pruning & Training. He has recently completed full updates
of the RHS A-Z of Garden Plants, RHS Pruning & Training, as well as
RHS Encyclopedia of Plants & Flowers.