The complete gardener's almanac: a month by month guide to successful gardening

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Nimbus Pub., 1993 - Gardening - 490 pages
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This is meant to be a ready year-round reference guide to gardening. Providing useful, practical information about all phases of gardening, from planning an extension and ordering seeds in winter, to harvesting fresh fruits and vegetables at summer's end.

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Contents

Ordering Seeds
7
June
17
Getting Ready
19
Odd Jobs
32
Herbs
39
Catalogues
46
Propagating Perennials
61
Indoor Gardening
63
General Care and Disease Prevention
263
Propagation of Fruits
275
Propagation Methods for Woody Ornamentals
282
awns
286
Late Summer Vegetable Planting Schedule 297
297
Herbal butters 255
304
Flowers
306
Wildflower Propagation from Seeds and Cuttings
308

MarchApril
73
Care of Seedlings and Young Plants
80
Management of Common Greenhouse Pests
83
Fruiting Plants and Woody Ornamentals
90
AprilMay
109
Final Spacing of Vegetables
125
Herbs
133
Height and Propagation of Perennial Flowers
138
Fruiting Plants and Woody Ornamentals
142
Spacing Guide for Fruit Trees in Home Gardens
144
The Excitement of Planting
159
Vegetables
165
Vegetables to Plant in Mid Spring two weeks
167
Green Manures
178
Spring or Summer Planted Cover Crops
179
Fungicidal Sprays
191
Care and Pruning of Evergreens
197
Lawn Problems and Management Suggestions
202
Early Summer Vegetable Planting Schedule
213
Herbs
220
Summer Vegetable Planting Schedule
249
August
313
Setting up Bird Houses
322
Height of Bird Houses Above the Ground
323
SeptemberOctober
331
Storage Conditions for Fresh Vegetables
336
Herbs
349
Planting Locations for Hardy Spring Blooming Bulbs
358
Storage of Fresh Fruits
364
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375
Storage Conditions for Tender Bulbs
390
Winter Survival
411
Fruiting Plants and Woody Ornamentals
417
Indoor Gardening
425
Common Cultural Problems with Indoor Plants
427
December
435
Dimensions of Bird Houses
445
Cold Rooms
449
The Meaning of Plant Names
456
Potting Forcing Cutting and Sowing Dates for
461
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