Garden Wisdom and Know-How: Everything You Need to Know to Plant, Grow, and Harvest

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The latest addition to the bestselling Wisdom & Know-How series is a complete home reference for everything you need to know about gardening - from soil and fertilizers to growing flowers and vegetables

Garden Wisdom & Know-How is a large-scale practical guide to planting and maintaining a garden, indoors or out. The chapters are organized by topic—garden techniques and tricks, the flower garden, the edible garden, container gardening, garden design and landscaping, ...

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Overview

The latest addition to the bestselling Wisdom & Know-How series is a complete home reference for everything you need to know about gardening - from soil and fertilizers to growing flowers and vegetables

Garden Wisdom & Know-How is a large-scale practical guide to planting and maintaining a garden, indoors or out. The chapters are organized by topic—garden techniques and tricks, the flower garden, the edible garden, container gardening, garden design and landscaping, attracting wildlife, and so on—and packed with information. Readers will discover tips and techniques for maintaining a garden year-round; harvesting herbs; designing by bloom season; turning garden refuse into garden rewards; building teepees, trellises, and other plant supports; and much more.

Featuring handpicked selections from dozens of publications from Rodale Books, this massive collection is full of indispensable and trusted advice from some of the most respected gardening authors in the world. And with hundreds of black-and-white illustrations and photographs as well as step-by-step projects, key gardening resources, and essential information on countless plant species, Garden Wisdom & Know-How is a must-have volume for both the aspiring and the experienced gardener.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781579128371
  • Publisher: Black Dog & Leventhal Publishers, Inc.
  • Publication date: 3/3/2010
  • Pages: 480
  • Sales rank: 279,292
  • Product dimensions: 10.40 (w) x 13.50 (h) x 1.10 (d)

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Rodale Books publishes award-winning, bestselling titles on gardening, health, wellness, fitness, food, nutrition, inspiration/spirituality, and the environment.  Some of their best-known gardening books include Rodale's UltimateEncyclopedia of Organic Gardening, Your Backyard HerbGarden, The Complete Compost Gardening Guide, and The Garden Primer.

Judy Pray is a freelance book editor.  She lives in Brooklyn, New York.

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  • Posted March 27, 2010

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    This was a good book for us just starting out.

    This was a good book for us just starting out. We wanted to plant a raised garden and start a compost pile. Had lots of information across the board.

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