Synopses & Reviews
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.
Co-authored by Jacqueline Heriteau, Andre Viette and? Mark Viette, all leading gardening experts in the Mid-Atlantic Region (Virginia, Maryland, Delaware and Washington D.C.), this 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.
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.
About the Author
Viette, radio host of the weekly three-hour live nationwide call-in radio program "In the Garden", is a distinguished horticulturist, author, and lecturer. He owns the Viette Farm and Nursery in Fishersville, Virginia. He is the recipient of the 2004 Liberty Hyde Bailey Award, the highest honor given by the American Horticultural Society.Viette, nurseryman, lecturer, and contributor to horticultural journals, horticultural instructor at the Blue Ridge Community College, is alternate host as well as president and general manager of Viette Communications.Jacqueline Heriteau is the author of more than 20 books on gardening, including The National Arboretum Book of Outstanding Garden Plants, The American Horticultural Society Flower Finder, and Glorious Gardens. She has contributed to Horticulture, Fine Gardening, Coastal Living, Country Gardens, and Traditional Home magazines.