Planting Techniques

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Allen & Unwin, Jun 1, 2012 - Gardening - 192 pages
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Planting Techniques is a practical and easily accessible reference guide for the budding gardener. With information on selecting the right gardening tools and purchasing plants, through to planting and propagation, this book explains the ins and outs of how to achieve a healthy garden. With step by step photographs and useful hints and tips, Planting Techniques is a must have for every gardening enthusiast. Chapters include: Getting Started with Plants, Growing from Seed, Transplanting, Care and Maintenance

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Basic planting
Growing from seed
Plant propagation
How to grow a lawn
Growing a hedge
Afterplanting care and maintenance
Tools of the trade

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About the author (2012)

Jennifer Stackhouse began her horticultural career at Sydney's Royal Botanic Gardens. She writes regularly for a number of Australian newspapers, including the Sydney Morning Herald, and is the editor of the ABC Gardening Australia magazine. Jennifer has a large garden on the outskirts of Sydney, two children, numerous cats, dogs and chooks.

Debbie McDonald is the horticultural editor at ABC Gardening Australia. She also edits The Gardens, the magazine of the Friends of the Botanic Gardens, Sydney, and writes a weekly gardening column in the Manly Daily.

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