December 27, 2011
December 27, 2011
More than 350 gardening plans and projects, including dedicated sections on growing grass, flowers, trees and shrubs.
Extensive front matter will cover the basics of planting, growing and caring, including choosing the right garden plans and plants for your zone, helpful guides on the proper tools, the basics of soil prep, how to manage pests, and handy tips and troubleshooting guidance on pruning and mulching.
Over 800 color photos throughout, including step-by-step photos highlighting important steps and techniques, and inspirational finished garden photos that demonstrate the end result.
Colorful illustrations and plant-by-numbers diagrams guide readers through the essentials of planning and planting.
Special section on edible gardens offers simple solutions for growing delicious fruits, vegetables, and herbs at home.
Maintains the Anyone Can look-and-feel, including QA-style running footnotes throughout (called Ask the Garden Doctor) to answer common queries for each project and supply cross-references to other points in the book that will supply more information.
Each project is rated and color-coded by skill level to help readers identify their skill level.
Handy seasonal maintenance charts and tips to help gardeners schedule their plans, and plant care details for top plants by category.
Expert tips sprinkled throughout, including time-saving, cost-cutting, and labor-saving ideas.
- Genre: Gardening
- Subgenre: General
- Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc.
- Pages: 348
- Language: English
- Author: Better Homes and Gardens Books (Firm)
- Online Item #: 13756831
- Store Item Number (DPCI): 248-74-2959
- ISBN: 9780470638545
- Item can be gift wrapped.
- Made in the USA or Imported