Gardening for Dummies

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IDG Books, 1996 - Gardening - 335 pages
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Organized into an easy-to-understand format, this fun and friendly reference covers the basics of gardening: from the tools and gear needed and where to buy them to the kinds of plants, vegetables and flowers available to how to create and plant a full-fledged vegetable or flower garden. Illustrations.

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User Review  - Barrington Library - Goodreads

Step by step guide of what to plant where , what you need to do to get ready for planting, and how to take care of your plants. Ellen - staff Read full review

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User Review  - Steve - Goodreads

There is a lot of good information here, but it wasn't exactly what I was looking for. I wanted more of a general overview of how to "run" a garden - how to manage it throughout the seasons and when ... Read full review


Planning lour Garden
Evaluating Your Propertys Potential
Gardening Tools You Will Need

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About the author (1996)

MacCaskey began his college career as a creative arts student at San Francisco State University in 1969, but in the process became instead a passionate gardener. By 1976 he received a Bachelor of Science degree in ornamental horticulture from California State Polytechnic University, San Luis Obispo.

Steven A. Frowine is a professional horticulturalist who grows more than 200 orchids in his Connecticut home. The National Gardening Association (NGA), is a not-for-profit leader in plant education.

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