Garden Smarts

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Sterling Publishing Company Incorporated, Feb 1, 1999 - Gardening - 368 pages
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Shelley Goldbloom has exhaustively harvested the knowledge of overtwo hundred horticulturists, botanist, landscape designers, gardeners, and many others who have made the understanding of climate, soil, vegetation, or gardening in every stage both their profession and their passion. While not foolproof, the advice in this book is sound and addresses just about every problem you might encounter in your own gardening efforts. With entire chapters devoted to such matters as soil preparation, dealing with insect and animal invasions, watering, and the selection of the right plants and trees to suit your environment, this book is a wealth of tips and tricks to help your gardens and houseplants thrive. Mixed among the sage advice in this book are quotes, facts, and bits of philosophy set off to catch the reader's eye, making this book both informative and entertaining.

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Soliciting tips from gardening authorities and just plain gardeners across the nation, Goldbloom has compiled a collection of practical advice and suggestions from folklore that is fun to browse ... Read full review


Making Friends with Your Habitat
PeopleFriendly EarthFriendly Landscaping
Tips on Preparing Soil

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Glodbloom has been a garden consultant to Minnesota Public Radio, a garden cloumnist, and a radio host and producer.

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