Decoding Gardening Advice: The Science Behind the 100 Most Common Recommendations

Decoding Gardening Advice: The Science Behind the 100 Most Common Recommendations

by Jeff Gillman, Meleah Maynard

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Overview


Covering more than 100 universal gardening "dos and don'ts," Decoding Gardening Advice is the first book to provide gardeners with the real answers. Jeff Gillman, the bestselling author of The Truth About Garden Remedies, and Meleah Maynard back up every good recommendation with sound horticultural and botanical science. Decoding Gardening Advice is the first and only hard-hitting, evidence-based book that every gardener needs for definitive advice on everything from bulbs, annuals, and perennials to edibles, trees, and soil care.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781604692204
Publisher: Timber Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 12/13/2011
Pages: 224
Sales rank: 654,088
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author


Jeff Gillman is an associate professor in the department of horticultural science at the University of Minnesota, where he researches plant production and teaches courses on nursery management and pesticide use. He earned his doctorate in horticulture and a master's degree in entomology from the University of Georgia.


Meleah Maynard is a journalist, editor, and master gardener. Her work appears regularly in magazines, including The History Channel Magazine, Gardening How-To, Northern Gardener, and Midwest Home.

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