The Garden Primer (2nd Edition)

The Garden Primer (2nd Edition)

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Remarkably complete, this is the one: the indispensable one-volume reference guide to gardening simply, beautifully and well. It is jam-packed with useful information, old-fashioned common sense, and a lifetime's worth of experience, and is thoroughly revised and expanded to be 100 percent organic in its recommendations.

Updated with the latest on plants, soils, techniques, and tools, it includes:
The basics of landscaping, emphasizing sustainable methods.
Understanding what plants need and avoiding complex rules and formulas.
How to choose and combine flowers for season-long color, orchestrating with perennials and accenting with annuals.
Extending the season - that's right, harvest carrots in January.
The secret to raising roses without fuss, less demanding lawns, vines with discipline, and trees that will enhance your property.
There is new information on native species, and all the gardening resources you need.

ISBN: 9780761122753

Published Date: January 1, 2008

Publisher: Workman Publishing Company

Language: English

Page Count: 820

Size: 9.04" l x 5.98" w x 1.73" h