Gardening In Spain

Gardening In Spain

Up-to-date, practical advice by Clodagh and Dick Handscombe who are active and experienced gardeners living in Spain.

The following books are based on their combined 40 years of gardening in Spain both on the coastal plain and in colder inland valleys. These well illustrated books are designed to be useful to resident and absentee experienced or beginner gardeners owning houses or apartments in Spain or other Mediterranean climate situations.

Clodagh and Dick Handscombe

Your Garden in Spain – Practical ideas for gardens that suit your Spanish lifestyle

‘Your Garden in Spain – Practical ideas for gardens that suit your Spanish lifestyle’ ISBN 84-89954-42-9.
A comprehensive guide to developing gardens from scratch or improving existing gardens. Includes photographs and descriptions of some 400 plants most likely to thrive in the Spanish climate and soils. Published by Santana Books in August 2005.

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Growing Healthy Vegetables in Spain – From sprouting seeds to giant pumpkin

‘Growing Healthy Vegetables in Spain – From sprouting seeds to giant pumpkins’. ISBN 978-84-89954-53-3.
Includes ideas for growing vegetables on a mini scale of less than one square metre as well as in raised beds and on larger vegetable plots. Natural,ecological and organic approaches are described throughout. Published by Santana Books in December 2006.

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Growing Healthy Fruit in Spain – from strawberries to oranges and water melons

‘Growing Healthy Fruit in Spain – from strawberries to oranges and water melons’, ISBN 978-84-89954-62-5.
Includes ideas for growing fruit on a mini scale of less than one square metre as well as in larger raised beds,mixed gardens and orchards. A natural, ecological and organic approach is described throughout. Published by Santana Books in February 2007.

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Practical Gardening on the Costa – Your personal guide

4. ‘Practical Gardening on the Costa – Your personal guide’. ISBN 84-607-2827-7. Published by Costa Blanca News S.L.in
2001.

The books are available from major bookshops by internet mail order sites including Santana Books, Bookworld España and Amazon. Many British product shops also carry the books in Spain.

The authors have written weekly gardening columns in Costa Blanca News, Costa de Sol News, Costa Levante News, Inland Trader and monthly columns in VIVA, Views, Costa Blanca Life, The Voice Murcia and Broadsheet in Spain and the Spanish magazine in the UK. Related articles have also appeared in Organic Gardening and The Smallholder.

More about the authors writings can be found by searching ‘Clodagh Handscombe’ on the internet. The authors can also be heard fortnightly on the Mary Harboe show of REMfm.