Annuals for Ohio

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Features over 335 annuals best suited to growing conditions in Ohio. Gardeners will enjoy the more than 400 brilliant full-color photographs in the book. They'll also benefit from the down-to-earth knowledge and extensive experience of Ohio horticulturist and garden designer Debra Knapke and Alison Beck, author of almost two dozen gardening guides. The book includes tips on planting, growing, problems and pests. A Quick Reference Chart provides information at a glance on color, sowing, height, hardiness as well ...
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Overview

Features over 335 annuals best suited to growing conditions in Ohio. Gardeners will enjoy the more than 400 brilliant full-color photographs in the book. They'll also benefit from the down-to-earth knowledge and extensive experience of Ohio horticulturist and garden designer Debra Knapke and Alison Beck, author of almost two dozen gardening guides. The book includes tips on planting, growing, problems and pests. A Quick Reference Chart provides information at a glance on color, sowing, height, hardiness as well as light and soil requirements.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781551053882
  • Publisher: Lone Pine Publishing International Inc.
  • Publication date: 5/16/2003
  • Edition description: REV
  • Pages: 296
  • Sales rank: 723,872
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.50 (h) x 0.62 (d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments 4
The Flowers at a Glance 5
Introduction 11
Average Last-Frost Date Map 13
Annual Gardens 14
Getting Started 17
Light 17
Soil 19
Exposure 20
Frost Tolerance 21
Preparing the Garden 23
Composting 23
Selecting Annuals 25
Planting Annuals 27
Annuals from Seed 29
Caring for Annuals 33
Weeding 33
Mulching 33
Watering 34
Fertilizing 34
Grooming 35
Growing Perennials as Annuals 36
Problems & Pests 38
Glossary of Pests & Diseases 40
About This Guide 46
The Annuals 47
Other Annuals to Consider 280
Quick Reference Chart 282
Glossary 288
Places to Visit in Ohio 290
Index 291
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