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Chapter 1: The Fascination of Flowers It Takes All Kinds to Make a Garden
• A Perfect Marriage
Chapter 2: Designing Your Flower Garden Where Does Your Garden Grow?
• The Site That Is Right
• The Garden as a Neighborhood of Plants
• A Garden for Bouquets
• Using the Bulb Family
• Designing with Color Coordination in Mind
• Designing the Garden on Paper
• Ornaments in the Garden
• Illuminating Your Garden
Chapter 3: Nurturing Your Garden Soil Evaluating Soil Texture
• A Look at Soil Fertility
• Sweet or Sour Soil?
Chapter 4: Planting Your Flower Garden Putting In a New Garden
• Transplanting Perennials, Shrubs, and Vines
• Planting Bare-Root Plants
• Getting Bulbs Off to a Good Start
• Planting Annuals
• Moving Plants
• The Many Advantages of Mulch
• Living on the Edge
• Reviving an Old Perennial Bed
Chapter 5: Making More Plants Starting Plants from Seeds
• Hybridizing Basics
• Divide and Conquer
• Starting Plants from Cuttings
• Grafting Techniques
Chapter 6: Coping with Garden Pests Chemical Gardeners vs. Organic Gardeners
• Insect Invaders
• Animal Scoundrels
• When Diseases Are the Problem
• The Fine Art of Weed Control
Chapter 7: Caring for Your Garden The Joy of Awakening
• Planting and Transplanting
• Early Summer Chores
• Summer Care
• Fall Chores
• A Flower Gardener's Calendar
Part 2: A Gallery of Gardens Down the Garden Path A Fantastic Foundation Garden Wildflower Extravaganza: Meadow and Woodland A Rock Garden to Love Don't Forget to Smell the Flowers Great Gardening on a Hillside Gardening in a Shady Nook Successful Seashore Plantings The Charm of a Cottage Garden The Magic Spell of Water Gardening The Multifaceted Herb Garden Outdoor Gardening in Containers A Deckside Garden A Bed for Butterflies A Five-Star Garden for Hummingbirds A Garden for Plant Collectors Create a Child's Garden An Island of Flowers True Blue, the Zenith of Gardens A Take-It-Easy Garden A Shrub Garden Gardening with Groundcovers The Romance of a Rose Garden
Part 3: A Feast of Flowers An alphabetical listing of plants with species-by-species information on each plant's characteristics and how to care for it.
Posted May 8, 2013
Braveriver lays down in her den and falls deeply into sleep. She never noticed a cat sneaking up behind her. The cat leaped at her and grabbed her scruff and shook her roughly before tossing her into the flooding river. Braveriver yowls in fear because she cant swim and her head goes under. The cat leaped into the river and dragged her out and placed her deep into the forest and lays on her ."miss me, my Daughter?"*he claws all the way down from her head to her tail leaving a deep gash on her. She screeched in pain and the cat leapt back onto her and grabbed her scruff and layed on herWas this review helpful? Yes NoThank you for your feedback. Report this reviewThank you, this review has been flagged.
Posted May 5, 2013
Posted September 20, 2003
I have known Nancy and Lewis Hill for nearly thirty years and have visited their luxuriant gardens many times. Their many easy to comprehend gardening books have afforded me valuable tips on how to beautify our yard. This work is a comprehensive treasure that offers excellent practical advice. The authors are knowledgable superb writers!Was this review helpful? Yes NoThank you for your feedback. Report this reviewThank you, this review has been flagged.
Posted January 21, 2011
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