Annuals: A Growing Guide for Easy, Colorful Gardens

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Wiley, Nov 30, 1998 - Gardening - 208 pages
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Annuals are wonderful plants for the beginner gardener. Burpee Basics: Annuals provides detailed plant portraits for 75 of the most popular annuals, rating each one on a trowel scale of 1 to 3 trowels for ease in growing and maintenance. The book is jam-packed with practical information and tips on everything from using color in the garden and assembling a tool kit, to organic gardening, solutions to common mistakes, and pest control. Readers can refer to 7 simple watercolor garden designs for guidance in creating beds and borders for shade, cut flowers, and more.

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Getting the Basics
Planning the Garden
Digging In

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About the author (1998)

EMMA SWEENEY is a garden designer and writer. She is also the author of Burpee Basics: Perennials and the co-author of The Complete Idiot's Guide to Gardening. She currently lives and gardens on a 130-year-old farm in Clinton, New York, and has a certificate in horticulture from the New York Botanical Garden.

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