Missouri Gardener's Guide

Missouri Gardener's Guide

by Mike Miller, Mihael Miller, Thomas Nelson Publishers, Michael Miller
     
 

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Explore the exciting world of gardening in Missouri with respected horticulturist Mike Miller. The popular host of KMOX Garden Hot Line presents valuable gardening information in an easy-to-use format accompanied by full-color photographs. The author will advise you on how you can: Select bright flowers, graceful trees, fragrant shrubs, and vines that will thrive in…  See more details below

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Explore the exciting world of gardening in Missouri with respected horticulturist Mike Miller. The popular host of KMOX Garden Hot Line presents valuable gardening information in an easy-to-use format accompanied by full-color photographs. The author will advise you on how you can: Select bright flowers, graceful trees, fragrant shrubs, and vines that will thrive in Missouri. Use mulches, proper watering, and well-prepared soil to combat climate extremes. Add splashes of color with the use of annuals. Establish a healthy, beautiful lawn. Learn how to deal with the common pests associated with each plant. Introduce native Missouri plants into your landscape.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781888608502
Publisher:
Cool Springs Press
Publication date:
07/28/2001
Series:
Missouri Gardener's Guide Series
Pages:
424
Product dimensions:
5.99(w) x 8.96(h) x 1.19(d)

Meet the Author

Mike Miller has more than 35 years experience as an interior and outdoor landscape designer after being educated at University of California (Santa Barbara) and San Diego State. Past stints include the horticultural staff at Missouri Botanical Garden (teaching evening classes for 30-plus years for the adult education and master gardener programs), a faculty member at St. Louis Community College at Meramec, and a co-founder of a predatory insect store. Miller is a Missouri State-licensed pesticide applicator for ornamental plants, lawn/turf and aquatic environments and was also a garden center general manager with a Missouri State Nurseryman certification.

Mike's media and speaking engagements include being the host (since 1994) of the year-round weekly KMOX / CBS Radio Garden Hotline and podcasts. The audience is at all gardening skill levels and interests ranging from one houseplant to an entire landscape.

Additionally, Mike has spoken at University of Illinois seminars, Missouri Department of Natural Resources, and participated in numerous citizen and community advisory boards.

Miller is the author of five garden books published by Cool Springs Press including Missouri Gardener's Guide and Missouri Month-by-Month Gardening. He's written numerous articles featured in the St. Louis Post Dispatch and Fine Gardening magazine, and maintains his website at www.mikemillerdesigns.com.

A native of St. Louis, Mike and his wife Tracy Ann make their home in the Christy Park neighborhood. There, Mike entertains family, friends, and neighbors with ever-changing landscape concepts and plants, growing just about every type of plant that can be grown.

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