Makeovers from the Budget Gardener: Transforming Your Garden in Just One Season

Makeovers from the Budget Gardener: Transforming Your Garden in Just One Season

by Maureen Gilmer
     
 

Regardless of the garden's size or the extent of your own ambition, you'll find help on planning the project, getting organized, selecting a plant palette that suits your tastes and budget, and creating a design that fits the space. Gilmer tells you which plants bloom brilliantly for weeks, and which require minimal effort to maintain. She discusses the economics and… See more details below

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Regardless of the garden's size or the extent of your own ambition, you'll find help on planning the project, getting organized, selecting a plant palette that suits your tastes and budget, and creating a design that fits the space. Gilmer tells you which plants bloom brilliantly for weeks, and which require minimal effort to maintain. She discusses the economics and effectiveness of different seeds, mulches, weed killers, and fertilizers. In addition, she offers advice on container gardening for fire escapes and patios; on restoring and reviving a neglected garden, and on creating a temporary botanical dream come true - the perfect setting for any garden party.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780140260038
Publisher:
Penguin Group (USA) Incorporated
Publication date:
04/07/1997
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
7.66(w) x 9.24(h) x 0.44(d)

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