101 Commonsense Gardening Tips: Practical Advice from Master Gardeners

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Globe Pequot Press, 2002 - Gardening - 98 pages
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With almost thirty years in the gardening business, Deborah and Michael Sweeton have fielded questions on gardening from every angle. Here, they offer straightforward answers and tips, complete with color photographs, on such topics as:

-- Planting tomatoes

-- Pruning a tree safely

-- "Deadheading, " or removing old flowers

-- Troubleshooting sick plants

-- Cutting roses for display

-- Using bulbs in spring and fall

-- And much more

Easy-to-follow suggestions and illustrative photographs make this book a winner-whether readers wonder about a specific perennial or what grows well in certain areas, planting techniques or pest control, a quick and smart response is just a page away.

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Deborah Sweeton is President and Growing Operations Manager, and Michael Sweeton is Vice President, of Techni-Grower's Greenhouses, a multimillion-dollar wholesale ornamental nursery business. Techni-Grower supplies flowers and plants to nurseries and garden centers throughout the New York metropolitan area and restaurants, hotels, and world-famous designers. The Sweetons also run The General's Garden (www.generalsgarden.com), the retail garden center for their business.

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