How to Garden: A Practical Encyclopedia of Gardening Techniques with Step-by-Step Photographs

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Hermes House, 2003 - Gardening - 256 pages
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how to garden A practical encyclopedia of gardening techniques with step-by-step photographs Learn essential gardening skills and techniques from planning and basic maintenance to planning and caring for trees, shrubs, climbers, bulbs, annuals, and perennials Each technique is clearly explained with step-by-step pictures taking you through every stage Includes information on growing vegetables, herbs and fruit, greenhouse gardening, building rock and water gardens, and propagation A comprehensive seasonal checklist highlights the essential tasks to do throughout the year.

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Contents

Introduction
6
All rights reserved No part of this publication may be reproduced Making plans
12
Previously published as The Practical Encyclopedia of Gardening Techniques CHAPTER 3
42
CHAPTER 4
55
Aftercare of trees and shrubs
62
CHAPTER 5
79
Aftercare of climbers
86
Tackling overgrown climbers
92
Growing legumes and onions 1 54
154
Protecting vegetables I 60
160
CHAPTER 10
167
Harvesting
174
Watering and feeding
180
Growing cucumbers
186
CHAPTER 13
205
Spring cuttings
212

Growing bulbs
98
Sowing annuals
104
Buying perennials 1 10
110
CHAPTER 7
118
Patio trees and shrubs
124
Watering container plants I 30
130
Making a pond I 36
136
CHAPTER 9
148
Layering
218
CHAPTER 14
226
Witering and feeding
234
CHAPTER 15
241
Autumn and winter technique
248
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255
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