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Most homeowners design their gardens as little decorative plots set amid expanses of green lawn. Europeans, on the other hand, have long understood the value of making the most of what the land has to offer, emphasizing a gardens potential for year-round productivity and beauty. This highly informative book by noted U.S. landscaper and designer Fred Hagy offers a new approach — providing lots of great ideas for a totally edible garden.<P>Beginning with the premise of "maximum beauty with maximum utility", Hagy discusses the principles of garden design and shows how one can easily visualize what the land from lawn garden to backyard to field — can provide. He outlines a step-by-step procedure for combining all one's ideas, dreams, and tastes to create a setting that is both eye-pleasing and food-producing.<P>In addition, Landscaping with Fruits and Vegetables includes an authoritative series of "Plant Information Sheets" featuring the most up-to-date, genetically advanced tree, bush and plant varieties available. They not only specify the characteristics and varieties of each plant and where you can get them, but describe how to maintain them for maximum productivity and longevity. Information on drainage and irrigation, pest control, espaliering, container gardening and pollination requirements as well as an extensive bibliography make this an informative and indispensable reference for any home gardener.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781585671205
Author:
McCanna, Clare
Author:
McCanna, Clare
Publisher:
Overlook Press
Location:
Woodstock, N.Y.
Subject:
Vegetables
Subject:
Fruit
Subject:
Landscape
Subject:
Garden Design
Subject:
Vegetable gardening
Subject:
Fruit-culture
Subject:
Edible landscaping.
Subject:
Gardening-Landscape and Design
Copyright:
Edition Description:
B-Hardcover
Series Volume:
103-200
Publication Date:
20110631
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
from 12
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
288
Dimensions:
11.26x8.80x1.06 in. 3.04 lbs.
Age Level:
from 18

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