South Carolina Gardener's Guide: The What, Where, When, how & why of Gardening in South Carolina

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Cool Springs Press, 1997 - Gardening - 408 pages
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Besides serving as host to PBS program Victory Garden, Jim Wilson has been honored with several prestigious awards.  They include election to the Garden Writers' Association of America's Hall of Fame, Garden Communicator of the Year by the American Nursery Association, and Life Member of the National Council of State Garden Clubs in 1996.  Jim features 175 of the plants that are best suited for the state's hot, humid climate, including annuals, bulbs, corms, tubers, rhizomes, groundcovers, hardy perennials, vines, roses, shrubs, trees, turfgrass, and wildflowers.  The South Carolina Gardener's Guide shares with readers a survey of South Carolina gardening from the fist European plant explorers to the blooming botanical gardens following World War II, to today's very sophisticated and multi-variety organic gardens.  Gardeners of the Palmetto State will appreciate information about plant habits, design uses in the landscape, planting instructions, and maintenance advice.

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Jim Wilson is most recognized as the ten-year host of Victory Garden on PBS. Jim has received several prestigious awards including election to the Garden Writer's Association Hall of Fame. He was named Garden Communicator of the Year by the American Nursery Association. In 1996, Wilson was named Life Member of the National Council of State Garden Clubs. He is author of The South Carolina Gardener's Guide and Gardening Through Your Golden Years .

Wilson is director of Data and Decision.

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