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Texas Gardener's Handbook: All You Need to Know to Plan, Plant & Maintain a Texas Gardenby Dale Groom
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ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW TO PLAN, PLANT & MAINTAIN A TEXAS GARDEN
The one-stop answer book for all your Texas gardening questions!
The Texas Gardener’s Handbook combines the wisdom of multiple gardening experts into one affordable, easy-to-use volume. The authors have filled this resource with only the must-know gardening information for your Texas gardening success!
Texas Gardener’s Handbook features:
Eleven popular plant categories, from annuals to Texas wildflowers
Water-wise plant selections, native plants, and fruit and vegetable gardening for Texas
Twelve months of around-the-garden maintenance advice for each of the plant categories
More than 300 full-color plant profiles with helpful icons for sun and shade
Information on low-water gardening and sustainable gardening practices
Problem solving, pest and disease, and plant care information
Texas community resources—and so much more
Whatever your level of expertise, this is the one-stop answer book for all your Texas gardening questions!
Texas Gardener’s Handbook is an all-inclusive, full-color gardening book for home gardeners throughout Texas.
Texas Gardener’s Handbook is filled with need-to-know information from popular Texas gardening experts. Each includes his or her collective wisdom in a complete guide for Texas gardeners. In addition to hundreds of proven plants, this resource has monthly to-do calendars for each of more than ten plant categories, from annuals to vines. Full-color photos and expert advice assist gardeners with the proper care and timing for everything from planting to watering. Information on gardening with less water addresses the challenges of gardening in Texas.
About the Author
Dale Groom (Dallas, TX), The Plant Groom, is a horticulturist and native Texan. Dale is an accomplished author, radio and television host, speaker, consultant, and columnist whose column “Ask the Plant Groom” is syndicated. Dale is an extension horticulturist and certified professional nurseryman.
Dan Gill (Baton Rouge, LA) is an extension horticulturist with the Louisiana State University Agricultural Center. He teaches lectures and demonstrations and writes articles on gardening. He has bachelor and master degrees in horticulture from Louisiana State University.
Table of Contents
Welcome to Gardening in Texas
Lawns & Ornamental Grasses
Wildflowers & Natives
Edibles: Vegetables, Herbs, Berries, and Fruits
Index of Common Names
Index of Botanical Names
Meet the Authors
What Our Readers Are Saying