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Dirt-Cheap Gardening: Hundreds of Ways to Save Money in Your Garden

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Create the landscape of your dreams — from just a dirt-cheap investment!

Producing a beautuful yard and a bountiful garden doesn't have to cost a fortune. Gardners really can "have it all," says Master Gardener Rhonda Massingham Hart, and they really can get something for nothing. In Dirt-Cheap Gardening, Hart shares years of practical experience and imaginative, time-tested ideas for saving money and cutting costs.

Dirt-Cheap Gardening offers a wealth of tips, tricks, and hints on how to:

— Reuse and recycle to save in the yard and garden

— Identify and acquire useful tools

— Avoid tools that are useless "toys"

— Institute low-cost ways of assuring healthy plants

— Buy, save, and start seeds

— Obtain plants for free — or at least as best buys

— Find money-saving plant varieties

— Create inexpensive garden accents and accessories

— Evaluate which plants make a better investment than others

Description:

Includes bibliographical refereneces (p. 157-160).

About the Author

Rhonda Massingham Hart is a master gardener and the author of several Storey books, including Dirt-Cheap Gardeningand Bugs, Slugs and Other Thugs.. Hart lives in Washington state.

Table of Contents

The Dirt on Cheap Gardening

1: The Absolutes

2: Tools and Toys

3: Priceless Plants

4: Winning Varieties

5: Save From the Start

6: Plant Wellness Pays

7: Cheap Skills

8: Landscape For Less

9: Longer Life for Your Plant Dollars

10: Reap Bountiful Harvests

Appendices:

A: Comparative Table of Vegetable Production Rates

B: High-Productivity Fruit Varieties

C: Free (Or At Least Cheap) Stuff for Gardeners

D: Recommended Reading List

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Product Details

ISBN:
9780882668987
Subtitle:
Hundreds of Ways to Save Money in Your Garden
Author:
Hart, Rhonda Massingham
Publisher:
Storey Publishing, LLC
Location:
Pownal, Vt. :
Subject:
Reference
Subject:
Gardening
Edition Description:
paperback
Series Volume:
no. 16
Publication Date:
19950105
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
6 x 9
Pages:
176
Dimensions:
8.96x5.97x.57 in. .74 lbs.

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