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Florida Gardener's Handbook: All You Need to Know to Plan, Plant & Maintain a Florida Garden

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The Florida Gardener’s Handbook has more than 300 proven plants, including tropical choices. Helpful icons highlight plant benefits and sun and shade requirements. Twelve months of when-to advice for each plant category help Florida gardeners keep their gardens growing. The authors address the challenges of Florida gardening with tropical and saltwater gardening information and garden how-tos for planting, pruning, watering, and much more. Full-color images for each plant and helpful illustrations and charts make...

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Overview

The Florida Gardener’s Handbook has more than 300 proven plants, including tropical choices. Helpful icons highlight plant benefits and sun and shade requirements. Twelve months of when-to advice for each plant category help Florida gardeners keep their gardens growing. The authors address the challenges of Florida gardening with tropical and saltwater gardening information and garden how-tos for planting, pruning, watering, and much more. Full-color images for each plant and helpful illustrations and charts make this an easy-to-use resource for all Florida gardeners. This resource guide provides all the need-to-know information for Florida gardeners from leading Florida gardening experts.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781591865421
  • Publisher: Cool Springs Press
  • Publication date: 11/3/2012
  • Series: Gardener's Handbook Series
  • Edition description: First Edition, First
  • Pages: 272
  • Sales rank: 523,760
  • Product dimensions: 8.20 (w) x 10.70 (h) x 2.20 (d)

Meet the Author

Joe Lamp'l (aka joe gardener) is the host of two national television shows: GardenSMART on PBS and DIY Network's Fresh from the Garden. His latest project includes producing and hosting a brand new series on PBS, Growing a Greener World. He's also a syndicated columnist and author, and his latest book is The Green Gardener's Guide: Simple Significant Actions to Protect and Preserve the Planet.

Tom MacCubbin (Orlando, FL) is known to gardeners in Florida through his radio and television programs and as a garden columnist for The Orlando Sentinel.www.betterlawns.com Georgia Tasker (Miami, FL) has been a garden writer for the Miami Herald for more than 20 years.www.fairchildgarden.org

Tom MacCubbin (Apopka, FL), writer of the Plant Doctor column for the Orlando Sentinel, has been helping gardeners throughout Florida for over 40 years. He is the television co-host of Central Florida Gardening, gardening consultant for Central Florida News 13, and 25-year co-host of the Better Lawns and Gardens radio broadcast across 24 Florida stations with his wife, Joani. With Cool Springs Press, MacCubbin is the author of Month-by-Month Gardening in Florida (2006), Florida Month-by-Month Gardening (due to publish in 2014), and Florida Fruit and Vegetable Gardening and is co-author of Florida Gardener's Handbook (2012) and Florida Getting Started Garden Guide (2013). He graduated from the University of Maryland with a degree in horticulture and is currently an extension agent emeritus with a full professor equivalent at the University of Florida."Better Lawns & Gardens": http://www.betterlawns.com/newhome.aspOrlando Sentinel: http://bit.ly/1a8NsHT

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Table of Contents


Welcome to Gardening in Florida

Profiles
Annuals
Bulbs, Corms, Rhizomes & Tubers
Citrus, Nuts & Other Fruits
Herbs & Other Vegetables
Lawns
Ornamental Grasses & Groundcovers
Perennials
Roses & Shrubs
Trees & Palms
Tropical Plants
Vines
Appendix

Index of Common Names
Botanical Index
Meet the Authors

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