The Gardener's home companion

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Macmillan Pub. Co., May 9, 1991 - Gardening - 608 pages
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A comprehensive gardening reference book that provides the beginning or expert gardener--and all those in between--with everything he or she needs to know about raising over 350 edible and ornamental plants. Unique step-by-step instructions with over 150 line drawings make every part of the gardening process accessible and understandable. Here is the key to doing great things in the garden.

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In this easy-to-scan reference guide, six well-known garden writers provide a huge amount of information for the beginner and intermediate gardener interested in flower, herb, and vegetable growing ... Read full review

Contents

THE GARDEN SITE
1
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT
23
PREPARING THE SOIL
40
PLANTING TECHNIQUES
59
CARING FOR PLANTS AS THEY
99
THE GARDENING YEAR
136
FLOWERS
161
HERBS
394
ROSES
570
SHRUBS
579
VINES
590
GROUND COVERS
600
ORNAMENTAL GRASSES
614
LAWN GRASSES
625
SOURCES OF SUPPLY
635
INDEX
641

VEGETABLES
460
FRUITS
530
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