Neil Sperry's Complete Guide to Texas Gardening / Edition 2

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Overview

#4 on Publishers Weekly's Bestselling Gardening Books list! This new, completely revised edition has over 500 new photographs, 400 new illustrations, 400 new plants and trees, the latest pest control recommendations, fruit and vegetable recommendations, new tips and plants specifically for Southern Texas, plus everything in the first edition.
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Editorial Reviews

Waco Tribune-Herald
Serious gardeners pluck Neil Sperry's Complete Guid to Texas Gardening off the shelves at local bookstores almost as soon as the books are put there.
— Christi Mayes
Times Record News
Neil Sperry is the man to trust for all your gardening needs. The section on Texas lawn is enough to start your fantasies dancing.
— Louise Gregg
Weekender
The beginning horticulturist will be illuminated by the abundance of helful visual aids provided...The visuals coupled with the straightforward and easy-to-understand text provide an encyclopedic guide to lawn that will make your neighbors turn green.

This book has plenty of heart.

For anyone who is determined to create a suburban oasis Neil Sperry's Guide to Texasw Gardening will be as valuable a tool as a weed whacker.
— Bruce Felps

The Arboretum News
Long referred to as "the bible of Texas gardening," Neil Sperry's volume is an essential for gardeners in our area.
The North San Antonio Times
... it is difficult to imagine anything not covered in what is Texas' most comprehensive garden guide ...
Austin American Statesman
If you only have one basic gardening book Neil Sperry's Texas Gardening is the one to have.
— Dr. Calvin finch
Austin Homes and Gardens
Covers everything you need to know about making things around you grow in your area of the state.
Corpus Christi Caller Times
Comprehensive, thorough, well-written and thoughtfully organized...beautifully illustrated...I would recommend this book heartily to any serious gardener.
Fort Worth Star-Telegram
The best, maybe the only book for beginners and newcomers to Texas. This book is the place to start.
Longview News-Journal
He covers trees, shrubs and vines and tells you everything you need to know about flowers—both annuals and perennials.
San Antonio Express-News
This volume, often called the bible of Texas gardening, is an ideal choice for neophyte gardeners and for those new to growing in the Lone Star state.
D Magazine
Yes, the green thumb of Dallas has done it again ....
Liberty Press
...Neil Sperry is the undisputed dean of of Texas gardening....Neil has established himself as Texas' most prominent expert on gardening.
Oklahoman - Bill Geer
One of the more comprehensive nooks containing plants for Pklahoma is Neil Sperry's Complete Guide to Texas Gardening . This excellect reference has colored pictures of trees...
Dallas Morning News
Highly rated by all our experts for its completeness, photos, drawings and wide variety of topics...
Waco Tribune-Herald - Christi Mayes
Serious gardeners pluck Neil Sperry's Complete Guid to Texas Gardening off the shelves at local bookstores almost as soon as the books are put there.
Canyon Texas News
Neil Sperry is regarded as Texas' foremost gardening authority. The book will be an indispensable guidde for every gardener.
Austin American Statesman - Dr. Calvin finch
If you only have one basic gardening book Neil Sperry's Texas Gardening is the one to have.
Times Record News - Louise Gregg
Neil Sperry is the man to trust for all your gardening needs. The section on Texas lawn is enough to start your fantasies dancing.
Fort Worth Star-Telegram - Gilbert Onderdonk
...everything you need to know about regional gardening is here...
Weekender - Bruce Felps
The beginning horticulturist will be illuminated by the abundance of helful visual aids provided...The visuals coupled with the straightforward and easy-to-understand text provide an encyclopedic guide to lawn that will make your neighbors turn green.

This book has plenty of heart.

For anyone who is determined to create a suburban oasis Neil Sperry's Guide to Texasw Gardening will be as valuable a tool as a weed whacker.

Lubbock Avalanche Journal - Valerie Ullman Avery
...the updated version of Sperry's first book is a must-buy for gardeners who care about their landscaping.
Christian Science Monitor
The basic advice [Sperry] gives his Texas audience is sound guidance for the rest of the nation .... c
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780878337996
  • Publisher: Taylor Trade Publishing
  • Publication date: 4/28/1991
  • Edition description: Second Edition
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 400
  • Sales rank: 296,233
  • Product dimensions: 8.84 (w) x 11.28 (h) x 1.12 (d)

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  • Posted June 24, 2009

    A true encyclopedic marvel from general information to the specifics that we need for our North Texas dry climate!

    Sperry's Texas Gardening is a terrific reference for our gardening questions. Highly recommended to anyone from beginners to advance gardeners in Texas!

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