Down to Earth

Gardening Wisdom

Author: Monty Don

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780241318270

Category: Gardening

Page: 272

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Unrivalled gardening wisdom from Monty Don, including essential tips, knowledge and musings from his 50 years of gardening experience. Written as he talks, this is Monty Don right beside you in the garden, challenging norms and sharing advice. Discover Monty's thoughts and garden ideas around nature, seasons, colour, design, pests, flowering shrubs, containers, and much more. Read about the month-by month jobs he does in his own garden that he hopes are relevant to you. Monty's intimate and lyrical writing is accompanied by photos of his garden, showing areas rarely seen on television. This is the perfect gift for the gardener in your life. "I have written many gardening books but this is the distillation of 50 years of gardening experience. It has all the tips and essential pieces of knowledge that enable you to make your garden grow well, and it also shares my view that gardening is the secret to living well too." - Monty
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Suzy Bales' Down to Earth Gardener

Let Mother Nature Guide You to Success in Your Garden

Author: Suzy Bales

Publisher: Rodale

ISBN: 9780875968940

Category: Gardening

Page: 192

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An award-winning garden writer shares her secrets and wisdom in a tour of her beautiful personal garden, illustrated in more than 150 full-color breathtaking photographs and interspersed with tips, advice, and essential information. 20,000 first printing.
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Talking Dirt

The Dirt Diva's Down-to-Earth Guide to Organic Gardening

Author: Annie Spiegelman

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1101185457

Category: Gardening

Page: 304

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A lively and practical guide to organic gardening from a renowned garden expert. Annie Spiegelman's down-to-earth wit and wisdom create the perfect primer for anyone with a passion for home-grown veggies or fresh-cut flowers, no matter what their skill level, location, or resources. Includes advice on: •Learning to worship the worm and build a compost pile •Landscape designs-start small in order to create a basic plan for a plot •The secret to healthy soil (the only way to have a healthy garden) •Irrigation systems and strategies to conserve water •Proper pruning-from roses to trees •How to combine vegetables to make them thrive •How to let your garden go native and become drought tolerant •Edible landscaping and gardening in small spaces Talking Dirt is a one-stop handbook that features resources for shopping, learning, and promoting environmentally sound garden practices within local communities.
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Joy of Gardening

Author: Dick Raymond

Publisher: Storey Publishing

ISBN: 1612123198

Category: Gardening

Page: 384

View: 4299

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Full of useful tips and practical garden wisdom, this straightforward guide shows you everything you need to know to grow a more bountiful harvest with less work. Stressing the utility of raised beds and wide rows, gardening expert Dick Raymond shares his time-tested techniques for preparing the soil, starting plants, and controlling weeds. With helpful photographs, clear charts, and profiles of reliable garden vegetables, Joy of Gardening will inspire you to grow your best crop ever.
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Better Homes & Gardens Rose Gardening

Author: Better Homes & Gardens

Publisher: Wiley

ISBN: 9780470878453

Category: Gardening

Page: 224

View: 8520

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Great ideas and down-to-earth wisdom on rose gardening from Better Homes and Gardens and the American Rose Society Better Homes and Gardens presents Rose Gardening, a comprehensive guide to growing great roses recommended by the American Rose Society. Roses are hardy, beautiful plants that grow easily and survive cold weather, so they continually remain popular for home gardeners. This practical guide combines the artistry of rose gardening with the green-thumb wisdom it takes to succeed. For gardeners of every skill level-whether they've grown roses before or hardly know what one should look like-this book offers inspiration, beautiful photography, artistic and creative garden plans, and historical information that rose enthusiasts will love. Includes colorful diagrams, helpful checklists that make planning a breeze, easy-to-understand planting and caring directions, and much more Features more than 600 stunning full-color photographs, including a gallery of roses that showcases hundreds of varieties Offers advice on selecting the right roses for your geographical region, combining roses with other plants in your design, up-to-date information on pest control, and general garden maintenance For anyone who loves roses and rose gardens, Rose Gardening is the ultimate resource for the home gardener.
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Extend Your Garden Season: Row Covers and Mulches

Storey's Country Wisdom Bulletin A-148

Author: Fred Stetson

Publisher: Storey Publishing

ISBN: 1603426116

Category: Gardening

Page: 32

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Since 1973, Storey's Country Wisdom Bulletins have offered practical, hands-on instructions designed to help readers master dozens of country living skills quickly and easily. There are now more than 170 titles in this series, and their remarkable popularity reflects the common desire of country and city dwellers alike to cultivate personal independence in everyday life.
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The Flower Gardener's Bible

A Complete Guide to Colorful Blooms All Season Long: 400 Favorite Flowers, Time-Tested Techniques, Creative Garden Designs, and a Lifetime of Gardening Wisdom

Author: Lewis Hill,Nancy Hill

Publisher: Storey Publishing

ISBN: 1603428070

Category: Gardening

Page: 384

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Create the flower garden of your dreams. This comprehensive guide includes expert advice on everything from choosing an appropriate growing site to maximizing the lifespan of your plants. Charming illustrations and photographs accompany helpful tips on how to improve soil, fight off pests, and make all your flowers bloom with radiant color. Whether you’re a beginning gardener or a seasoned florist, The Flower Gardener’s Bible is a useful resource that will help you keep your garden healthy and beautiful for years to come. This publication conforms to the EPUB Accessibility specification at WCAG 2.0 Level AA.
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Garden Way's Joy of Gardening

Author: Dick Raymond,Elayne Sears,Paul Boisvert

Publisher: Storey Publishing

ISBN: N.A

Category: Gardening

Page: 365

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Explains the wide row gardening system and offers practical advice on growing each type of vegetable
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