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Dr. Stefan T. Buczacki is a British horticulturist, broadcaster and author.

After growing up in Duffield, Derbyshire, where he was educated at The Ecclesbourne School, he gained a first-class honours degree in botany at Southampton University, and a D.Phil. in forest science at Oxford, before starting a career in research for the Agricultural Research Council at the National Vegetable Research Station at Wellesbourne, Warwickshire. He gained an international reputation as a plant pathologist and made major contributions to the biology and control of a species of Phytomyxea, Plasmodiophora brassicae, the cause of club root disease, before leaving research to become a freelance author and broadcaster in 1984. He now lives in Stratford-upon-Avon.

His subsequent broadcasting work included twelve years as a panel member and then chairman of Gardeners' Question Time on BBC Radio 4, contributing to over six hundred consecutive editions. He also devised and presented The Gardening Quiz, on BBC Radio 4 and Classic Gardening Forum on Classic FM. He has also appeared frequently on British television embracing contributions to all five terrestrial channels and including Gardeners' World on BBC 2 as well as many series on satellite and regional stations. He is credited as Britain's second biggest selling gardening author, with about 50 books to his name on both gardening and natural history. His Fauna Britannica was an account of the entire wild animal life of the British Isles for which HRH the Prince of Wales wrote the Foreword. He also wrote Volume 102 Garden Natural History for Collins prestigious New Naturalist series. He has written for many national newspapers and magazines. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Biology, a Chartered Biologist, a founder Fellow of the Institute of Horticulture, a Fellow of the Linnean Society of London, Associate of the Royal Photographic Society, and Honorary Professor of Plant Pathology at Liverpool John Moores University. He is an authority on fungi and past-President of the British Mycological Society and was awarded the Society's Benefactor's Medal. He is a Fellow of CAB International, holds an Honorary Doctorate from the University of Derby and in 2007 was installed as the first Honorary Fellow of Pershore College shortly before its merger with Warwickshire College . He also has an interest in modern British political history and is recognised internationally as an authority on Winston Churchill and his house at Chartwell, described in his book Churchill and Chartwell.

Buczacki has been an outspoken critic of makeover gardening programmes on television believing it is more important to show people how to garden than to pretend to do it for them. Like his similarly outspoken friend Geoff Hamilton, his achievements were for many years ignored by the Royal Horticultural Society but he was awarded a long over-due Veitch Gold Memorial Medal in 2010.
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Total Books: 80
The Herb Bible The definitive guide to choosing and growing herbs
Pests Diseases and Disorders of Garden Plants
2013 - Pests Diseases and Disorders of Garden Plants (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780007488551
ISBN-10: 0007488556
Genres: Crafts, Hobbies & Home, Science & Math
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Collins Fungi Guide The Most Complete Field Guide to the Mushrooms and Toadstools of Britain  Europe
Young Gardener
2009 - Young Gardener (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781847800008
ISBN-10: 1847800009
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Churchill and Chartwell The Untold Story
2007 - Churchill and Chartwell the Untold Story (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780711225350
ISBN-10: 0711225354
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, History, Crafts, Hobbies & Home
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Garden Natural History
2007 - Garden Natural History [Collins New Naturalist] (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780007139934
ISBN-10: 0007139934
Genres: Crafts, Hobbies & Home, Science & Math
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Collins Wildlife Gardener
2007 - Collins Wildlife Gardener (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780007231843
ISBN-10: 0007231849
Genres: Crafts, Hobbies & Home, Science & Math
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Commonsense Gardener
2006 - Commonsense Gardener (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780711222649
ISBN-10: 0711222649
Genre: Crafts, Hobbies & Home
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Pests Diseases  Disorders of Garden Plants
2005 - Pests Diseases Disorders of Garden Plants [Collins Complete Photo Guides] (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780007196821
ISBN-10: 0007196822
Genres: Crafts, Hobbies & Home, Science & Math, Engineering & Transportation
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Handbuch der Gartenpflanzen
2005 - Handbuch Der Gartenpflanzen (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9783884723920
ISBN-10: 3884723928
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Stefan Buczacki's Plant Dictionary
2002 - Stefan Buczacki's Plant Dictionary (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780600593782
ISBN-10: 0600593789
Genres: Crafts, Hobbies & Home, Science & Math
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Fauna Britannica Natural History - Myths  Legend - Folklore - Tales  Traditions
The Hamlyn Encyclopedia of Gardening
2002 - The Hamlyn Encyclopedia of Gardening (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780600605652
ISBN-10: 0600605655
Genres: Reference, Crafts, Hobbies & Home
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Best Geraniums
2001 - Best Geraniums [Amateur Gardening Hamlyn Firm] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780600593713
ISBN-10: 0600593711
Genre: Crafts, Hobbies & Home
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Best Shade Plants
2001 - Best Shade Plants (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780600597346
ISBN-10: 0600597342
Genre: Crafts, Hobbies & Home
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Best Ground Cover
2001 - Best Ground Cover (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780600600404
ISBN-10: 0600600408
Genre: Crafts, Hobbies & Home
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Best Rock Garden Plants
2001 - Best Rock Garden Plants (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780600600442
ISBN-10: 0600600440
Genres: Reference, Crafts, Hobbies & Home
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Essential Garden Answers Expert Answers to Over 300 Questions
2001 - Essential Garden Answers Expert Answers to Over 300 Questions (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780600600640
ISBN-10: 0600600645
Genre: Crafts, Hobbies & Home
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New Gardening
2001 - New Gardening (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780753704936
ISBN-10: 0753704935
Genre: Crafts, Hobbies & Home
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Best Pruning
2000 - Best Pruning (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780600590224
ISBN-10: 0600590224
Genre: Crafts, Hobbies & Home
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Best Container Plants
2000 - Best Container Plants [Amateur Gardening] (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780600597483
ISBN-10: 0600597482
Genre: Crafts, Hobbies & Home
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2000 - First Time Gardener [Best Series] (Paperback)
2000 - Arbustos De Floracion Estival [El Diseno Del Entorno - Spanish Edition] (Paperback)
1999 - Plagas Y Enferm De Las Plantas De Jardin [Guias De Jardineria - Spanish Edition] (Paperback)
1999 - Arbustos De Jardin [Ciencias De La Naturaleza Mo - Spanish Edition] (Hardcover)
1999 - Frutas De Jardin [Viajes - Spanish Edition] (Paperback)
1998 - Free Stefan Buczacki Best Series Poster [Best Gardening Promotion] (Paperback)
Premiers Jardin's [Spanish Edition] (Hardcover)
Hierbas De Jardin [Artes, Tecnicas Y Metodos - Spanish Edition] (Paperback)
Plantas Acuaticas [Spanish Edition] (Paperback)
Plantas De Invierno [Spanish Edition] (Paperback)
Poda [Spanish Edition] (Paperback)