The Big Book of Gardening Skills

The Big Book of Gardening Skills


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The Big Book of Gardening Skills by Garden Way

For beginners and advanced gardeners, this comprehensive, generously illustrated volume is the guide to growing flowers, fruits, herbs, vegetables, lawns, and shrubs. Clearly organized by topic with added charts, tables, and over 450 illustrations to help you plan, plant, and maintain beautiful, healthy, and productive gardens, this is the kind of book you can sit down and read from cover to cover or jump in and find just the answer you need.

You can learn the masters' tips and techniques for just about anything that needs doing in the garden, including:

— Garden Basics... Starting seeds, transplanting, pruning, harvesting, fertilizing, mulching, weed control, and more.

— For Large or Small Gardens... Complete guide to growing container plants, flower or vegetable beds, or acres of landscapes, lawns, and orchards.

— Plant Selection Information... Lists and hints for fruit and vegetable selection, plants for a rock garden, planting for a succession of bloom, wildflower gardens, and more!

— Specialty Garden Hints... Ideas for herb gardens, attracting birds and butterflies, water gardens, rock garden, trellising, flower arranger's garden, flowers for drying, and more.

— Safe Organic Growing Methods... How-to's for bountiful harvests and healthy landscapes without the health and environmental hazards of chemical pesticides and fertilizers.

— Illustrated Pest and Disease Guide... Identification and controls for common garden problems caused by insects, animal pests, and plant diseases.

— Garden Equipment Guide... Which tools you really need to get started, plus buying hints and maintenance tricks to make them last foryears.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780882667966
Publisher: Storey Books
Publication date: 01/15/1993
Pages: 352
Product dimensions: 8.81(w) x 11.31(h) x 1.12(d)

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