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Annuals for Ohio
     

Annuals for Ohio

by Debra Knapke, Alison Beck
 

ISBN-10: 1551053888

ISBN-13: 9781551053882

Pub. Date: 05/16/2003

Publisher: Lone Pine Publishing

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

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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 as light and soil requirements.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781551053882
Publisher:
Lone Pine Publishing
Publication date:
05/16/2003
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
304
Sales rank:
1,320,065
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.62(d)
Age Range:
9 Years

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments4
The Flowers at a Glance5
Introduction11
Average Last-Frost Date Map13
Annual Gardens14
Getting Started17
Light17
Soil19
Exposure20
Frost Tolerance21
Preparing the Garden23
Composting23
Selecting Annuals25
Planting Annuals27
Annuals from Seed29
Caring for Annuals33
Weeding33
Mulching33
Watering34
Fertilizing34
Grooming35
Growing Perennials as Annuals36
Problems & Pests38
Glossary of Pests & Diseases40
About This Guide46
The Annuals47
Other Annuals to Consider280
Quick Reference Chart282
Glossary288
Places to Visit in Ohio290
Index291

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