Synopses & Reviews
The definitive monthly manual of “when to” and “how to” information every North and South Carolina homeowner needs to be a successful gardener.
Master gardener and educator Dr. Robert Polomski shares years of hard-won gardening experience in this comprehensive book tailored exclusively for readers living in the Carolinas. An easy-to-follow format, extensive how-to photos, and specific advice give you a rich, month-by-month picture of gardening in these two garden-friendly states. Reading this book is like having your own garden coach to answer your questions and tell you everything you need to do to get your garden rolling. Here’s what you’ll find in Carolinas Month-by-Month Gardening
: - Year-round coverage, from January to December
- All major plant types—from flowers and groundcovers to trees and shrubs, and everything in between, including edibles—are featured
- Specific when-to and how-to advice on planting, watering, fertilizing, growing, and care (including pest control)
- Fully illustrated with color photographs and illustrations to demonstrate techniques and identify plants Before you start another gardening season hoping that you’re doing what you need to do, when you need to do it, pick up a copy of Carolinas Month-by-Month Gardening and be confident you’ll have a beautiful garden all year.
With a redesigned format, fully updated information, and additional photography, this new edition of Carolinas Month-by-Month Gardening is packed with all the knowledge the North or South Carolina gardener needs to be successful.
Our acclaimed Month-by-Month Gardening series gets a fresh update for gardeners located in North and South Carolina. Ever since the release of Carolinas Month-by-Month Gardening's first edition, do-it-yourself gardeners in North and South Carolina have turned to the trustworthy, expert advice of Bob Polomski. His local gardening mastery has helped transform the Cool Springs Month-by-Month Gardening series into the definitive when-to and how-to resource for gardeners in regions all across the country--and now, with a redesigned and easier-to-use format, fully updated information, and additional photography, this new edition of Carolinas Month-by-Month Gardening is packed with all the knowledge the North or South Carolina gardener and home landscaper needs to be successful. Inside, you'll find all the specifics on growing annual and perennial flowers, bulbs, grasses (both lawn and ornamental), edibles, roses, groundcovers, shrubs, trees, and vines throughout the year--including a section on water gardening. Even during colder winter months, author Bob Polomski will have you planning for and improving upon the next growing season. Carolinas Month-by-Month Gardening educates gardeners of all skill levels on the best practices for satisfying, rewarding results. And best of all, you'll be reaping the benefits all year round.
About the Author
Bob Polomski, Ph.D., is widely known and respected for both his down-to-earth gardening expertise and knowledge of the latest technical information. He shares his gardening know-how with gardeners across the Carolinas through numerous print and Internet articles, radio broadcasts, and television appearances. For twelve years he wrote the Questions and Answers column for Horticulture magazine, and he has also published articles in Carolina Gardener, Fine Gardening, American Rose, and American Nurseryman. He appears on television programs devoted to gardening and hosts a biweekly public radio program that is broadcast statewide to listeners in North Carolina and Georgia. He has also conducted garden study tours in England and France. Polomski is the author of three Cool Springs Press Month-by-Month Gardening books: for the Carolinas, Mississippi, and Alabama.