Complete Gardener's Dictionary

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Barron's Educational Series, 2000 - Gardening - 313 pages
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Gardeners puzzled by recommendations to "buy a swoe", or confused when trying to understand the difference between "linear" and "obovate" leaves will find answers here -- in understandable English and precise diagrams. Complete Gardener's Dictionary defines more than 2,500 botanical terms and garden-related terms, translating technical information into simple language. It gives readers listings and definitions of a wide array of common gardening terms and practices, garden tools and their specific uses, landscape methods, horticulture, soil analysis and care, fertilizing, controlling pests and diseases, and many other related topics. The book features unusually handsome and botanically accurate black-and-white line art -- approximately 500 illustrations in all.

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Contents

INTRODUCTION
APPENDICES 283
Leaf AttachmentsVenation Patterns
Plant Hardiness Zone Map 313
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About the author (2000)

Barbara Ellis is an experienced and knowledgeable gardener and former Rodale editor. She has several books to her credit, including "Covering Ground, The Veggie Gardener's Answer Book, Deckscaping", and "Shady Retreats". She lives in Kent County, Maryland.

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