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Down to Earth

Gardening Wisdom
By: Monty Don
Narrated by: Monty Don
Length: 7 hrs and 38 mins
5 out of 5 stars (25 ratings)
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Summary

Unrivalled gardening wisdom from Monty Don, including essential tips, knowledge and musings from his 50 years of gardening experience.   

This is Monty Don right beside you in the garden, challenging norms and sharing advice.   

Discover Monty's thoughts and garden ideas around nature, seasons, colour, design, pests, flowering shrubs, containers and much more. Hear about the month-by-month jobs he does in his own garden that he hopes are relevant to you.   

Monty's warm voice brings this most intimate book to life - an enriching listen for any gardener.   

'I have written many gardening books, but this is the distillation of 50 years of gardening experience. It has all the tips and essential pieces of knowledge that enable you to make your garden grow well, and it also shares my view that gardening is the secret to living well, too.' (Monty)

©2017 Dorling Kindersley Limited (P)2019 Dorling Kindersley Limited

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Full of information but easy to listen to.

Full of useful information and well read by Monty. I will be happy to listen to it over again.

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Monty at his best.

Loved every minute of this book. I think I'm going to listen again right now

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Just brilliant.

Brilliant insight into gardening from Monty and his narrating 5 star. I would recommend this to anybody.

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  • michelle
  • 01-04-19

Monty Don...your voice and writing are like honey.

This is such a beautifully written and narrated tome on the soul serving joy of gardening. The practical information ushers ine along throughout the seasons with anecdotal charm and real deal knowledge of what is real life gardening. Listened while I was preparing my own for the new season...so inspired!
Thank You Monty!

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  • Slleuth
  • 19-05-19

Delicious Writing, Fantastic Narration

The books read by the authors are always the best, aren't they? Monty Don does a great job on this narration, and his writing is just fantastic. Great for beginning and seasoned gardeners, and lots of tips on growing in pots that will work for those in the city.

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  • Jeffrey J. Miller
  • 10-05-19

A philosophical view designed for the experienced.

It might be this is a bad title for an Audible book, but the love of Gardening and the spiritual side to it all was all I really got out of this informationally. Quie boring from the listener's point of view. The voice was very good, British work..

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  • darcey
  • 19-04-19

Perfection

Confident. Direct. Simple. Thorough. Sincere. Even touching and poetic. This book was exactly what I needed and I’m going to have to purchase it in print to use as a lifelong reference. Loved it!

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  • Dee
  • 19-04-19

I loved this book.

I decided to follow up on Monty Don after watch Big Dreams Small Spaces on Netflix. Great audible book with lots of ideas and useful info.

One things that was very distracting was the "lip smacking" after most sentences. I don't know if a filter of some sort would have helped but really was off-putting. His voice is very soothing while he was reading though.

Wonderful book to listen to while gardening! I have listened at least 3 times through.

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  • Amelia
  • 16-04-19

Full of Information, minimally political

I listened to this all the way through in about 3 days. It is completely practical and I didn't feel like I was being prosteletized by environmental ists pushing a debateable agenda. - (although he does mention climate change frequently) Thank you!