Gardening Basics For Dummies, Mini Edition

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John Wiley & Sons, Dec 10, 2010 - Gardening - 64 pages
Your green-thumb guide to planning, planting, and cultivating a garden

With some basic knowledge, the right tools, and a little work, anyone can transform a boring old yard into a beautiful garden. This friendly guide tells you how. From improving your soil to selecting plants and caring for them, you get just the information you need to start playing in the dirt.

Open the book and find:

  • The differences between annuals and perennials and how to care for each
  • How to feed, water, and mulch plants

  • The best ways to plant and maintain healthy vegetables

  • Successful ways to start a garden from seeds


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Live Long and Prosper Giving Plants What They Need
How to apply mulch and how much

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About the author (2010)

Steven A. Frowine is a noted professional horticulturist and a longtime avid gardener and communicator. The National Gardening Association is the leading garden-based educational nonprofit in the United States. Visit

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