Discover what to do when with this ultimate gardening guide. Gardening Through the Year in Australia takes you systematically through the year, each chapter looking in-depth at one month at a time. A handy 'To Do' list, along with 'Last Chance' reminders and 'Get Ahead' tips, gives you an overview of the month's tasks, followed by an inspirational gallery of 'Star Plants' to showcase the visual highlights of the month. The rest of each chapter is packed with advice on plant care, maintaining garden features and what to prune when, with illustrated step-by-step projects and gardening ideas. A photographic A-Z appendix of nearly 350 plants provides detailed information on growing habit and care. This updated edition features brand-new visual galleries that showcase a gardening year at-a-glance, with inspirational ideas for achieving colour, scent or eye-catching foliage in your garden for every month of the year. Each month has updated 'Weather Watch' and plant care information. Packed with essential gardening advice, Gardening Through the Year is the must-have book for new gardeners and a trusty reference for old hands. About the Author Ian Spence is an author, broadcaster, prolific gardener and expert plantsman, who is based at Oakham in Rutland, UK. He worked for many years in Barnsdale, also in Rutland, preparing weekly projects for the BBC's hugely popular Gardeners' World program. He also demonstrated techniques for BBC Gardeners' World Magazine, as well as writing for the Daily Telegraph 's Weekend Magazine and Garden News. He gives frequent talks on radio and lectures on gardening throughout the UK.