Gardener's Problem Solver: Hundreds of Expert Answers to Real-Life Gardening Dilemmas

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Readers Digest, 2004 - Gardening - 192 pages
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Problems are as much a part of gardening as soil, sun, and worms. From difficult sites to impossible soils, from ravaging pests to plants with mysterious ailments, all gardeners face occasional problems. This book can help you solve them. Like a good friend who discusses a gardening challenge with you, it gives you many solutions to the same problem. Some answers turn the problem into an asset, many are inexpensive and simple to apply, all of them are environmentally friendly.
 

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Contents

Maintenance is too timeconsuming 102
16
The lawn browns out
106
A path has been worn in the lawn
112
Insects are eating the grass
118
PLANT PERFORMANCE
126
The plants are slow to bloom
134
Plants have difficulty getting established
140
The container plants look ragged
148
INSECT
154
Cutworms
160
Spider mites
166
Glossary
186
Acknowledgments
192
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Miranda Smith is a long-standing editor of information books for both children and adults and is the author of Kingfisher Knowledge: Sharks.

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