Texas Gardener's Handbook: All You Need to Know to Plan, Plant & Maintain a Texas Garden

Texas Gardener's Handbook: All You Need to Know to Plan, Plant & Maintain a Texas Garden

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Texas Gardener's Handbook: All You Need to Know to Plan, Plant & Maintain a Texas Garden by Dale Groom, Dan Gill

Texas Gardener’s Handbook is filled with need-to-know information from popular Texas gardening experts. Each includes his or her collective wisdom in a complete guide for Texas gardeners. In addition to hundreds of proven plants, this resource has monthly to-do calendars for each of more than ten plant categories, from annuals to vines. Full-color photos and expert advice assist gardeners with the proper care and timing for everything from planting to watering. Information on gardening with less water addresses the challenges of gardening in Texas.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781591865438
Publisher: Cool Springs Press
Publication date: 11/24/2012
Series: Gardener's Handbook Series
Edition description: First Edition, First
Pages: 272
Sales rank: 1,188,991
Product dimensions: 8.32(w) x 10.64(h) x 0.69(d)

About the Author

James Fizzell has more than 50 years of hands-on horticultural experience, making him the source other experts turn to with their toughest turf, vegetable, landscape, and plant problems. Fizzell is well known to midwest gardeners through numerous appearances on radio and TV and from articles for neighborhood weekly newspapers. Jim has written more than twelve books for midwest gardeners for Cool Springs Press.

Dale Groom (Dallas, TX), The Plant Groom, is a horticulturist and native Texan. Dale is an accomplished author, radio and television host, speaker, consultant, and columnist whose column "Ask the Plant Groom" is syndicated. Dale is an extension horticulturist and certified professional nurseryman.

Dale Groom (Dallas, TX), The Plant Groom, is a horticulturist and native Texan. Dale is an accomplished author, radio and television host, speaker, consultant, and columnist whose column "Ask the Plant Groom" is syndicated. Dale is an extension horticulturist and certified professional nurseryman. Dan Gill (Baton Rouge, LA) is an extension horticulturist with the Louisiana State University Agricultural Center. He teaches lectures and demonstrations and writes articles on gardening. He has bachelor and master degrees in horticulture from Louisiana State University.

Dan Gill (Baton Rouge, LA) is an extension horticulturist with the Louisiana State University Agricultural Center. He teaches lectures and demonstrations and writes articles on gardening. He has bachelor and master degrees in horticulture from Louisiana State University.

Joe Lamp'l (aka joe gardener) is the host of two national television shows: GardenSMART on PBS and DIY Network's Fresh from the Garden. His latest project includes producing and hosting a brand new series on PBS, Growing a Greener World. He's also a syndicated columnist and author, and his latest book is The Green Gardener's Guide: Simple Significant Actions to Protect and Preserve the Planet.

Dale Groom (Dallas, TX), The Plant Groom, is a horticulturist and native Texan. Dale is an accomplished author, radio and television host, speaker, consultant, and columnist whose column "Ask the Plant Groom" is syndicated. Dale is an extension horticulturist and certified professional nurseryman. Dan Gill (Baton Rouge, LA) is an extension horticulturist with the Louisiana State University Agricultural Center. He teaches lectures and demonstrations and writes articles on gardening. He has bachelor and master degrees in horticulture from Louisiana State University.

Table of Contents


Contents

Welcome to Gardening in Texas

Annuals
Perennials
Bulbs
Groundcovers
Lawns & Ornamental Grasses
Wildflowers & Natives
Edibles: Vegetables, Herbs, Berries, and Fruits
Roses
Shrubs
Vines
Trees

Appendix
Index of Common Names
Index of Botanical Names
Meet the Authors

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