Our Gardening Books
Our books on gardening and growing in Spain to help you create a garden, grow flowers, fruit and vegetables, whether living in an apartment, town house, villa or finca
A creative small scale productive way of growing a wide range of vegetables throughout the year is described
Some timely winter and seasonal garden advice.
Mediteranean diets are healthy .The important book ‘Living well from your garden Mediterranean style’ is now translated and published in spanish as ‘Vivir bien de un jardin español al estilo Mediteráneo’.Both are available from Amazon Books worldwide as a traditional book and in Kindle reader format.
Autumn pruning after the Spanish rain The autumn storms and days of drizzle on the expat coastal plain and nearby inland valleys have , in most places, done no more than green up gardens and the surouunding landscapes and dampen the top two to four centimetres of soil, which have dried up again with temperatures […]
Still no real rain for 14 months Many Costa, and slightly inland, gardeners are still waiting for the first hreavy downpour for a year., In many areas the trecord for eighty years is frequentlky quoted. Suspect the situation might reach a hundred year record. Fortunately some gardeners have experienced long dry spells before and had […]
Spain’s Mediterranean Costa Blanca continues to face drought condition that started last autumn.. A new book has just been published to help gardeners cope . The title is ‘How to use less water in your garden – A practical guide to waterless Mediterranean style gardening worldwide’. It is available from Amazon books.
Gardening in Spain is enjoyable and productive in May especially this year after a long run of warm weather and no frosts. Mentions a number of useful gardening and lifestyle books to help you enjoy living to Spain to the full. The author has enjoyed living in Spain for 27 years and at 77 hopes to do so more many more yet.
Mediteranean gardens need, more than in other areas of the world, need a practical and creative analysisof short and long term lifestyle needs before starting to desgn and debelop a garden in detail. The book ‘Your Garden in Spain – From planning to planting and maintenance was designed to assist you in such a process.
Fruit growing is popular in many Mediterranean gardens and in containers on apartment terraces and balconies. The seven success factors are described and the handy book ‘Growing healthy fruit in Spain’ is recommended.