Practical Gardening : The complete practical reference book on planning and maintaining your garden, whatever its size and situation. Everything you need to know about designing a garden, planning the best plantings, and how to put the plan into action. Step-by-step sequences on how to construct ponds, walls, paths, patios, rock gardens and other garden features. A comprehensive hands-on guide to all the gardening tasks, described in detail season-by-season. Step-by-step techniques for taking cuttings, sowing seeds, planting, weeding, tending, harvesting, and dealing with pests and diseases - for flowers, fruits and vegetables.