Synopses & Reviews
Our acclaimed Month-by-Month Gardening series gets a fresh update for gardeners located in Tennessee and Kentucky. For nearly a decade, do-it-yourself gardeners in Tennessee and Kentucky have turned to the expert advice of Judy Lowe. Her unrivaled local gardening mastery has helped make our Month-by-Month Gardening series the definitive when-to and how-to resource for gardeners in regions across the country. Now, with a redesigned and easier-to-use format, fully updated information, and additional photography, this new edition of Tennessee and Kentucky Month-by-Month Gardening is packed with all the knowledge the Tennessee or Kentucky 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), roses, groundcovers, shrubs, trees, and vines throughout the year. Even during colder winter months, Lowe will have you planning for and improving upon the next growing season. In the spring and summer, you’ll be well equipped to cultivate the most beautiful flowers, the lushest lawns, and the sturdiest trees. From planting, watering, and fertilizing to routine maintenance and problem-solving, Tennessee and Kentucky 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.
With a redesigned format, fully updated information, and additional photography, this new edition of Tennessee & Kentucky Month-by-Month Gardening
is packed with everything the Tennessee or Kentucky gardener and home landscaper needs to be successful.
The definitive monthly manual of “when to” and “how to” information every Tennessee and Kentucky homeowner needs to be a successful gardener.
Master gardener Judy Lowe shares years of hard-won gardening experience in this comprehensive book tailored exclusively for readers living in Kentucky and Tennessee. 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 Tennessee & Kentucky 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 water gardening—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 Tennessee & Kentucky Month-by-Month Gardening and be confident you’ll have a beautiful garden all year.
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.