Month-By-Month Gardening in Georgia

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  • Takes the fear and guesswork out of gardening
  • Provides an achievable plan for gardening success for beginners and experienced alike
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Overview

  • Takes the fear and guesswork out of gardening
  • Provides an achievable plan for gardening success for beginners and experienced alike
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781591862512
  • Publisher: Cool Springs Press
  • Publication date: 1/2/2007
  • Series: Month By Month Gardening Series
  • Edition description: Revised ed.
  • Pages: 304
  • Sales rank: 944,359
  • Product dimensions: 7.00 (w) x 10.00 (h) x 0.75 (d)

Meet the Author

Erica Glasener, horticulturist, garden designer, and writer, is host of "A Gardener's Diary" on HGTV since its launch in 1994. Glasener received an Award of Excellence from Garden Writers of America for her work. She also writes a biweekly column on garden design for The Atlanta Journal-Constitution.

Walter Reeves has been coaching gardeners throughout the Southeast with his unique advice for more than 30 years. His radio call-in show is heard each Saturday. Reeves appears on the nationally syndicated Ask DIY on the DIY Network, and he appears on Southern Home by Design on Turner South.

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Table of Contents


Basic horticultural practices     7
Testing your soil     7
Understanding the numbers on o fertilizer bag     8
Preparing a bed     9
Preparing a cozy bed     9
Replacing organic matter     10
Composting     10
Sunshine vs. shade     10
Judging light conditions     11
And what about those tongue-twisting latin names?     11
Summary     11
Introduction     12
Georgia's gardening regions     13
Garden tools     13
Annuals     14
Introduction     14
Quick reference to common annuals     18
January     20
February     22
March     24
April     26
May     28
June     30
July     32
August     34
September     36
October     38
November     40
December     42
Bulbs, corms, rhizomes, & tubers     44
Introduction     44
Tools for planting bulbs     47
Bulbs, corms, rhizomes, & tubers for georgia     48
January     52
February     54
March     56
April     58
May     60
June     62
July     64
August     66
September     68
October     70
November     72
December     74
Edibles     76
Introduction     76
When to harvest your vegetables     78
Vegetable garden fertilization     79
January     80
February     82
March     84
April     86
May     88
June     90
July     92
August     94
September     96
October     98
November     100
December     102
Lawns     104
Introduction     104
January     110
February     112
March     114
April     116
May     118
June     120
July     122
August     124
September      126
October     128
November     130
December     132
Perennials & ornamental grasses     133
Introduction     133
Ornamental grasses for georgia     136
Perennials for georgio     137
January     140
February     142
March     144
April     146
May     148
June     150
July     152
August     154
September     156
October     158
November     160
December     162
Roses     163
Introduction     164
January     166
February     168
March     170
April     172
May     174
June     176
July     178
August     180
September     182
October     184
November     186
December     187
Shrubs     188
Introduction     188
Shrubs for georgia     191
January     194
February      196
March     198
April     200
May     202
June     204
July     206
August     208
September     210
October     212
November     214
December     216
Trees     217
Introduction     217
Trees for georgio     220
January     222
February     224
March     226
April     228
May     230
June     232
July     234
August     236
September     238
October     240
November     242
December     244
Vines & ground covers     241
Introduction     241
Perennial vines for georgio     249
Ground covers for georgio     251
Flowering and fruiting ground covers     253
January     254
February     256
March     258
April     260
May     262
June     264
July     266
August      268
September     270
October     272
November     274
December     276
Using chemicals in your garden     277
Small garden plan     280
Fruit zone map     281
Fruit varieties     282
Recommended roses for georgio     288
Usdo cold hardiness zone map     289
Gardening resources in georgio     290
Bibliography     293
Botanical name index     294
Common name index     297
Meet erica glasener & walter reeves     303
Other cool springs press books     304
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