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The the Beginner's Guide to Gardening: Basic Techniques - Easy-To-Follow Methods - Earth-Friendly Practices (Gardening)

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Publisher Comments:

You don't have to have a green thumb to have a healthy thriving garden. With The Beginner's Guide to Gardening you'll learn the basics: garden design; how to select healthy plants; how prepare the soil; garden maintenace, and so much more. Here's everything you need to  know about annuals and  perennials; roses; flowering bulbs; herbs; ground covers; trees and shrubs; vegetable gardens; and specialty gardens. Beautifully illustrated with color photographs and illustrations.

Synopsis:

A beautifully illustrated and photographed book for those who would like to learn how to grow their own flowers, herbs, vegetables, trees, and shrubs.

Table of Contents

Ch 1: Design Basics
The fundamentals of garden design
 
Ch 2 Getting Started
How to select the right plants
 
Ch 3
Garden Care
Routine maintenance, plus disease and pest control
 
Ch 4
Annuals & Perennials
How to choose them; create a cutting garden from them; prpoagate them
 
Ch 5
Roses
The various types of roses; how to landscape with them; pest and disease control
 
Ch 6
Flowering Bulbs
Bulbs in the landscape and in containers; bulb gallery
 
Ch 7
Herbs
Growing and harvesting herbs; herb gallery
 
Ch 8
Ground Covers
Growing ground covers; ground cover gallery
 
Ch 9
Trees & Shrubs
Deciduous and evergreen trees and shrubs; chossing the right type for your site; planting and pruning pointers
 
Ch 10
Specialty Gardens
Gardens that attract birds and butterflies; water gardens
 
Ch 11 Vegetables
Choosing a site and creating good soil conditions; laying out the beds; planting and care
 
Glossary
Index
 

Product Details

ISBN:
9781580115636
Author:
Creative Homeowner
Publisher:
Creative Homeowner
Author:
Gardening
Author:
Editors of Creative Homeowner
Subject:
Gardening : General
Subject:
Reference
Subject:
Gardening
Subject:
beginner
Subject:
Guide
Subject:
GARDENING / Reference
Edition Description:
Revised
Series:
Gardening
Publication Date:
20121131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 4
Language:
English
Illustrations:
450
Pages:
176
Dimensions:
10.88 x 8.5 x 0.37 in 1.2 lb

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Home and Garden » Gardening » General
Home and Garden » Gardening » Reference

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A beautifully illustrated and photographed book for those who would like to learn how to grow their own flowers, herbs, vegetables, trees, and shrubs.
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