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Florida Gardener's Handbook: All You Need to Know to Plan, Plant & Maintain a Florida Gardenby Tom Maccubbin
Synopses & Reviews
Tom MacCubbin and Georgia B. Tasker, with expert gardeners Robert Bowden and Joe Lamp’l, have combined years of gardening expertise into the best resource for the Sunshine State. Whether you live in Pensacola or Key West, or anywhere in between, the Florida Gardener’s Handbook is the must-have guide for your Florida gardening success.
Florida Gardener’s Handbook features:
• Eleven popular plant categories, from annuals to vines
• Chapters on edible gardening including citrus, fruits, nuts, and vegetables
• Extensive selection of beautiful tropical plants
• Twelve months of around-the-garden advice for each of the plant categories
• Information on sustainable and environmentally sound gardening practices
With input from the most authoritative gardeners in Florida, we have compiled a complete garden
reference to answer any question and inspire your planting pursuits. Happy Gardening!
Techniques and advice for gardening in Florida, from the Panhandle to the Keys, with full-color photography for more than 300 plants.
The Florida Gardener’s Handbook has more than 300 proven plants, including tropical choices. Helpful icons highlight plant benefits and sun and shade requirements. Twelve months of when-to advice for each plant category help Florida gardeners keep their gardens growing. The authors address the challenges of Florida gardening with tropical and saltwater gardening information and garden how-tos for planting, pruning, watering, and much more. Full-color images for each plant and helpful illustrations and charts make this an easy-to-use resource for all Florida gardeners. This resource guide provides all the need-to-know information for Florida gardeners from leading Florida gardening experts.
About the Author
Tom MacCubbin (Orlando, FL) is known to gardeners in Florida through his radio and television programs and as a garden columnist for The Orlando Sentinel.
Georgia Tasker (Miami, FL) has been a garden writer for the Miami Herald for more than 20 years.
Table of Contents
Welcome to Gardening in Florida
Bulbs, Corms, Rhizomes & Tubers
Citrus, Nuts & Other Fruits
Herbs & Other Vegetables
Ornamental Grasses & Groundcovers
Roses & Shrubs
Trees & Palms
Index of Common Names
Meet the Authors
What Our Readers Are Saying