Beginner's Illustrated Guide to Gardening: Techniques to Help You Get Started

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Cool Springs Press, Feb 15, 2012 - Gardening - 192 pages
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Beginner's Illustrated Guide to Gardening is a one-stop, easy to understand, beautifully designed book with step-by-step instructions and photographs for every important gardening and landscaping technique. New homeowners with no prior knowledge of landscape care will learn how to turn their yards from weedy, overgrown patches to gorgeous landscapes that are the envy of their neighbors. Young gardeners or new gardeners will learn - the right way - how to take care of everything from perennials to shrubs to their vegetable gardens, ensuring success the first time around. This is the one book that every gardener should have on their bookshelf.

 

 

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Contents

Introduction
11
What Youll Need
21
Gardening Information Decoded
37
Gardening Basics
55
Lawn Care
67
Trees and Shrubs
79
Flowers
97
Vegetables
133
Finishing Touches
151
Glossary
174
Featured Plant Information
180
Index
188
Photo Credits
191
Meet Katie ElzerPeters
192
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Katie Elzer-Peters is a gardener and garden writer with a Bachelor's degree in Horticulture from Purdue University and a Master's degree in Public Horticulture from the University of Delaware and the Longwood Graduate Program through Longwood Gardens.

www.thegardenofwords.com

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