Synopses & Reviews
Covering much of the South, including all of Louisiana and parts of Texas, Mississippi, Alabama, Florida, Georgia, South Carolina, and North Carolina, this informative compilation explains proper gardening procedures for these generally low-lying, humid subtropical areas. Along with a wide variety of instructions on pruning, propagation, and planting everything from vines to flowering plants to grasses, this insightful gardening directory advises the reader on the composition of acceptable garden loam, soil preparation, and fertilizer use.
The enlightening information and instructions for gardening in Ms. Stewart's book are directed towards gardeners in the Southern Coastal regions, including the states of North and South Carolina, the lower part of Georgia, Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana, upper Florida, and coastal Texas.Mary Stewart, who calls gardening a delightful therapy, wrote this book as a response to her own love of gardening and as an answer to many questions that people have asked her over the years. Included is information regarding soils and additives, fruit trees, flowering shrubs, roses, and much more. Southern gardeners will love this helpful book, which contains both an index and detailed illustrations of plant species. Even gardeners whose thumbs have been anything but green will definitely improve under Ms. Stewart's tutelage