Illinois Gardener's Guide

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Cool Springs Press, Jun 21, 2002 - Gardening - 272 pages
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Gardening is now the favorite leisure pastime in America. Homeowners are realizing the health benefits derived from gardening and the increase in their home's property value.

The Illinois Gardener's Guide: Revised Edition is written by the popular gardening expert James Fizzell. It contains easy-to-use advice on the top landscape plant choices (more than 190 entries) for Illinois. It also recommends specific varieties, and provides advice on how to plant, how to grow and how to care for Illinois' best plants.

It is a must read for every Illinois gardener.

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This book contains everything I needed to know about growing and maintaining a perennial garden. Everything from growing conditions to maintenance requirements was there. The only way it could be better was if it told me lottery numbers.

About the author (2002)

James A. Fizzell has more than 40 years of hands-on horticultural experience,making him the source that other experts turn to with their toughest turf andlandscape plant problems. Fizzell has been featured repeatedly on television andradio and in leading trade journals, and has become a celebrated guest speakerat industry seminars and horticultural associations throughout the Midwest.Fizzell was the horticultural advisor for the University of IllinoisCooperative Extension Service for nearly 35 years. In 1991, he founded James A.Fizzell and Associates, Ltd., which provides services to professionalhorticulturalists, arborists, municipalities, sports turf managers, media, andother plant experts needing specialized help.

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