Great gift for the gardener. Author is Brian Bixley. It is a perpetual diary designed to be used as a personalized record of gardening activities - a great reference book for years. Hardcover, enhanced by beautiful photographs and colour illustrations and full of practical tips and inspiration. Contains plant portraits, poetry and recipes for using your garden's produce. Recommends plants for different soil types, the best perennials for shady spots and a list of plants to attract butterflies.