Synopses & Reviews
Never garden alone! The Month-By-Month series is the perfect companion to take the guesswork out of gardening. With this book, you'll know what to do each month to have gardening success all year. Written by authors in your state, the information is tailored to the issues that affect your garden the most. When is the best time to plant trees and shrubs? Should I fertilize my lawn now? Is it time to prune my roses? What should I be doing in my garden this month? You'll find the answers to these questions and much more inside. This easy-to-use book highlights each of the ten major plant categories using a monthly format. It guides you through each month of the year, telling you exactly what your garden needs. It is like having an expert in the garden with you all year long. Valuable hints are located throughout the book, and beautiful photographs will inspire you. Written just for gardeners where you live, you can be confident that the information is right for you-and your garden will show it.
The "answer book" on how to provide proper plant care each month of the year.The definitive guide to what to do in the garden and when to do it.The latest techniques and in-depth information on proper care and maintenance.More than 300 pages of timely tips to make gardening successful and more enjoyable.
Written by Judy Lowe, a leading gardening expert in the states of Tennessee and Kentucky, the proven monthly format has helped gardeners experience more success and enjoyment from their gardens.
Includes the major gardening categories, from annuals and perennials to trees and shrubs, including lawns and vegetables.
The trend in gardening books is toward regional titles, and book retailers are well aware of this. The Month-by-Month series provides credible information on maintaining plants throughout the year in a specific region. These books contain monthly advice on what to do in the garden and when to do it, and contain several plant categories ranging from annuals to vines.
Gardening is now the favorite leisure pastime in America. Homeowners are realizing the health benefits derived from gardening, and the resulting increase in their home's property value.
About the Author
Judy Lowe (Columbia, SC) has loved gardening her whole life and has been writing about it for more than twenty-five years. Lowe has been the garden editor of many newspapers, including the Chattanooga Times Free Press in Chattanooga, Tennessee, and, most recently, the Christian Science Monitor in Boston, Massachusetts. She has been very active in the Garden Writers Association, a garden writers group consisting of more than 2,000 members, having served on the board for fourteen years and as president for two years. Lowe's eleven previous books include several for Cool Springs Press--Herbs!: Creative Herb Garden Themes and Projects (2011), Tennessee and Kentucky Gardener's Guide (2005), and Month-by-Month Gardening in Tennessee and Kentucky (2003)--as well as Ortho's All About Pruning (Ortho, 2009). Judy has been honored numerous times by the Garden Writer's Association, the National Garden Bureau, and many other gardening groups.