52 weekend garden projects, 1993

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Rodale Press, 1993 - Gardening - 312 pages
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52 weekend garden projects

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Bubel, a prolific garden writer and coauthor of Root Cellaring (Storey Comm., 1991), offers a very interesting and practical collection of weekend projects and ideas for exploring new directions in ... Read full review

Contents

Plant Flowers That Volunteer
3
Start an Asparagus Bed
8
Edge a Bed with Coral Bells
13
Blanket Bare Spots with Groundcovers
17
Raise Cooking Herbs from Seed
26
Design a Lettuce Bed
31
Grow Protein in Your Garden
37
Zip Through Hedge Trimming
43
Take Your Garden When You Move
159
Add Grace with Grasses
167
Harvest Great Squash
174
Grow Terrific Tulips
179
Savor Homegrown Soup Beans
185
Create an Apple Doll
192
Choose Trees for Fall Color
197
Keep Geraniums over Winter
206

Treat Yourself to Shallots
47
Plan a Pumpkin Patch
51
Save Space with Bush Vegetables
56
Plant Some Blueberries
62
Color Eggs with Natural Dyes
68
Summer
73
Gather Garden Herbs to Dry
75
Start a Mint Sampler
80
Plant Flowers for Evening Pleasure
88
Discover Grandmothers Vegetables
94
Sell Your Garden Produce
101
Welcome Beneficial Insects
107
Feast on Cantaloupes
112
Add Uncommon Annuals to Your Garden
117
Shade Summer Crops for Better Yields
122
Cut Garden Greens All Season
126
Make a Garlic Braid
131
Practice Creative Plant Staking
134
Brighten Shady Corners with Perennials
141
Autumn
149
Craft a Cornhusk Wreath
153
Plant Garlic Now for Bigger Bulbs
155
Mothproof Your Woolens with Herbs
212
Try Simple Root Cellaring
221
Build Harvest Figures
227
Winter
229
Fashion a Wreath of Greens
233
Grow Herbs on the Kitchen Windowsill
237
Extend Harvests with Hibernating Vegetables
247
Brighten Your Home with Holiday Plants
250
Wassail Your Fruit Trees
255
Plan a Garden for Ethnic Cuisine
259
Put Up a Yule Log for the Birds
267
Read an Almanac
271
Shop Catalogs for Gourmet Potatoes
277
Sprout an Avocado Houseplant
284
Resolve to Follow the Rules of Good Gardening
286
Make Gardening Easier for Someone You Love
291
Create a Wordless Valentine
297
USDA Plant Hardiness Zone Map
299
Resources
300
Index
306
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