The Virginia Gardener's Companion: An Insider's Guide to Low-Maintenance Gardening in Virginia
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The Virginia Gardener's Companion: An Insider's Guide to Low-Maintenance Gardening in Virginia

by Donna Williamson
     
 

Grow a garden bountiful and beautiful

The Virginia Gardener's Companion is your guide to cultivating a successful and low-maintenance garden. Whether you are an experienced green thumb or a curious novice, whether you live on the Coastal Plain or Eastern Shore, in the Shenandoah Valley or Piedmont, or along the Blue Ridge or Allegheny Mountains,

Overview

Grow a garden bountiful and beautiful

The Virginia Gardener's Companion is your guide to cultivating a successful and low-maintenance garden. Whether you are an experienced green thumb or a curious novice, whether you live on the Coastal Plain or Eastern Shore, in the Shenandoah Valley or Piedmont, or along the Blue Ridge or Allegheny Mountains, this easy-to-understand guide will help you grow abundant flowers,
plentiful vegetables, and sturdy trees and shrubs.
 
Learn all about:

What’s in your Virginia soil and how to improve it
Low-maintenance techniques proven to make gardening easier
How to make the most of Virginia’s climate and long gardening season
The best high-performance plant varieties for the state
Ways to combat common pests and plant diseases
Local sources of hands-on assistance with gardening questions
Tips for designing gardens with plant combinations that delight and resonate 

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780762743117
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
04/15/2008
Series:
Gardening Series
Edition description:
First
Pages:
192
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.40(d)

Meet the Author

Author Donna Williamson is a master gardener, garden designer, and owner of Donna Williamson Fine Gardening. She has taught gardening and design classes at the State Arboreteum of Virginia, Oatlands in Leesburg, and Shenandoah University. The founder and editor of Grandiflora Mid-Atlantic Gardening magazine, Williamson writes on gardening topics for publications including Virginia's Loudoun magazine. She lives in Winchester, Virginia.

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