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Gardening Basics: A Complete Guide to Designing, Planting, and Maintaining Gardens (Our Garden Variety)

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Like a magnificent garden, this sumptuous and all-inclusive handbook bursts with color, a plethora of working designs, and unexpected treasures. Anyone eager to plant a first garden, revive an ailing one, or start over completely, will find this an absolute must-have. Four top experts, and over 1,200 magnificent, specially-commissioned photos, answer every question a beginner might have. - Design the Garden: Create and draw a plan; get basic techniques for surfaces, patios, paths, and steps; add ponds and other water features.- Plants for the Garden: Choose plants; see how to use small trees, shrubs, and climbers; and learn about roses, clematis, perennials; grasses, bulbs, annuals, container plants, and water plants.- Vegetables, Fruits, and Herbs: Manage crops properly, and find out the special details that go into laying out a vegetable garden. Includes everything from beans, cabbage, and tomatoes to melons, strawberries, and peaches--plus culinary herbs.- Care and Maintenance: Find out how to use an array of tools and equipment, and the methods of soil care, feeding and watering, pruning, weed control, and winter care.Helpful "Calendars of Work" make remembering which tasks to do when even easier!

Synopsis:

"Ttruly a comprehensive introduction to gardening, with basic information on designing and creating family gardens, patio gardens, large gardens...explains such tasks as constructing...surfaces, fences, arches, pergolas, and wooden decks...hedges, borders, island beds, and ponds...care and maintenance focuses on using basic tools...soil; drainage; fertilizers; weed, pest, and disease control...A section listing plants for the garden--60 pages long--covers trees, shrubs, vines, perennials, bulbs, roses....cultivation data on more than 100 vegetables fruits, and herbs...1,200 splendid color photographs complement the informative text."--"Booklist.

Synopsis:

“Truly a comprehensive introduction to gardening, with basic information on designing and creating family gardens, patio gardens, large gardens....Care and maintenance focuses on using basic tools....1,200 splendid color photographs complement the text.”—Booklist.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780806924298
Subtitle:
How to Design, Plant and Maintain Your Garden
Foreword:
Elsley, John E
Author:
Kingsbury, Noel
Author:
Newbury, Tim
Author:
Elsley, John E.
Author:
Bradley, Steven
Author:
Bardley, Steve
Author:
Beckett, Ken
Author:
Beckett, Kim
Publisher:
Hearst
Subject:
Techniques
Subject:
Garden Design
Subject:
General Gardening
Subject:
FICTION - FICTION TRD PB
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Our Garden Variety
Publication Date:
20020801
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Illustrations:
all in color
Pages:
276
Dimensions:
11.38 x 8.63 in

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"Synopsis" by , "Ttruly a comprehensive introduction to gardening, with basic information on designing and creating family gardens, patio gardens, large gardens...explains such tasks as constructing...surfaces, fences, arches, pergolas, and wooden decks...hedges, borders, island beds, and ponds...care and maintenance focuses on using basic tools...soil; drainage; fertilizers; weed, pest, and disease control...A section listing plants for the garden--60 pages long--covers trees, shrubs, vines, perennials, bulbs, roses....cultivation data on more than 100 vegetables fruits, and herbs...1,200 splendid color photographs complement the informative text."--"Booklist.
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“Truly a comprehensive introduction to gardening, with basic information on designing and creating family gardens, patio gardens, large gardens....Care and maintenance focuses on using basic tools....1,200 splendid color photographs complement the text.”—Booklist.

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