The Gardener's Weed Book: Earth-Safe Controls

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Identify and Control Weeds for a Super Garden!

Weeds are fascinating plants that tell us a great deal — but only if we learn to listen. This easy-to-use reference from gardening expert Barbara Pleasant covers the pros and cons of the presence of weeds, recommends proven organic methods for controlling unwanted weeds, and presents an illustrated encyclopedia of dozens of the most common weeds.

The Gardener's Weed Book will show you:

— How to ...

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Overview

Identify and Control Weeds for a Super Garden!

Weeds are fascinating plants that tell us a great deal — but only if we learn to listen. This easy-to-use reference from gardening expert Barbara Pleasant covers the pros and cons of the presence of weeds, recommends proven organic methods for controlling unwanted weeds, and presents an illustrated encyclopedia of dozens of the most common weeds.

The Gardener's Weed Book will show you:

— How to control weeds organically: mulching, hand weeding, cutting and mowing, growing smother crops

— How to identify weeds, with illustrations of seedlings and mature plants

— What weeds reveal about soil conditions and gardening techniques

— All about your weeds: origin and range, site, soil, and season, full description, and related plants

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780882669212
  • Publisher: Storey Books
  • Publication date: 1/5/1996
  • Pages: 208
  • Sales rank: 731,842
  • Product dimensions: 6.10 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.56 (d)

Meet the Author

Barbara Pleasant has written five books for Storey, including the Garden Writer's Association 2003 Garden Globe Award of Achievement winner, Garden Stone. She lives in Virginia.

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgments

About the Illustrator

Chapter 1: The Wide World of Weeds

Chapter 2: The Basics of Weed Control

Chapter 3: A Gallery of Mainstream Weeds

Chapter 4: A Gallery of Grassy Weeds

Chapter 5: A Gallery of Vining Weeds

Chapter 6: Weedy Family Relations

Bibliography

Index

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