Gardening Basics for Dummies

Gardening Basics for Dummies

Book - 2007
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You’re now officially out of excuses for not planting the garden of your dreams. Even if you’ve never sowed a seed nor pulled a weed, Gardening Basics For Dummies contains everything you need to know about flowers, beds, borders, trees, shrubs, and lawns to create your own private paradise. This friendly and informative guide also covers all of the tools and additives available to make gardening easier. You’ll discover:
  • Clear definitions and descriptions of the different types of plants
  • Tips on choosing the type of garden you want
  • How to create a garden plan
  • Easy-to-follow instructions for soil preparation
  • Advice on planting, growing and caring for annuals and perennials
  • Step-by-step plans for organic and edible gardens
  • Plans for butterfly and children's gardens

Packed with helpful tips on controlling pests safely, managing weeds, and correcting common gardening problems, Gardening for Dummies turns your brown thumb green in a hurry.



Publisher: Hoboken, NJ : Wiley Publishing, [2007]
Copyright Date: ©2007
ISBN: 9780470037492
0470037490
Branch Call Number: 635 FROWI
Characteristics: xviii, 412 pages, 32 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color), 1 color map ; 24 cm
Additional Contributors: National Gardening Association (U.S.)
Notes: Includes index

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