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Carolinas Gardener's Handbook (Hardcover) (Reprint) (Toby Bost)

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About the Book



"Carolinas Gardener's Handbook" is an all-inclusive gardener's reference book. It includes plant information as well as when-to-do-it information. Covering decorative landscape plants and edible plants, this handbook is a thorough introduction to gardening in the Carolinas.



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Carolina Gardener's Handbook is filled with need-to-know information from popular Carolina gardening experts. Each expert includes his or her collective wisdom in this complete guide for Carolina gardeners. In addition to hundreds of proven plants, this resource has monthly to-do calendars for more than ten plant categories from annuals to vines. "When to" information assists gardeners with the proper care and timing for everything from planting to watering. Advice on gardening with less water addresses the challenges of gardening in the Carolinas.



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Your one-stop source for all your questions about gardening in the Carolinas! Creating a flowerbed that draws admiring looks from passersby, complementing the look of your home with a beautiful landscape, and harvesting your very own homegrown edibles fresh from the garden does not happen by chance. No matter where in the Carolinas you live, you know that gardening success depends on knowing not only how but when to perform certain tasks. "Carolinas Gardener's Handbook" features: Chapters on edible gardening, including fruits, herbs, and vegetablesTen popular plant categories, from annuals to treesMonthly to-do calendars for each of the plant categoriesInformation on sustainable and environmentally sound gardening practicesA special section on growing roses in the Carolinas, a rose for every regionWith input from a number of seasoned gardeners from both North and South Carolina, we have compiled a complete garden reference to answer any question. Happy Gardening!



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"...does and excellent job of explaining when and what to do in each region." - The Mountaineer - Waynesville, NC

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About The Author



Toby Bost is a native Tar Heel and has spent most of his life gardening in Piedmont clay soil. Bob Polomski, Ph.D., is widely known and respected for both his down-to-earth gardening expertise and knowledge of the latest technical information.

As field faculty emeritus, Toby Bost is best known for his thirty-one years as a horticulturist and Extension Agent with the NC Cooperative Extension Service. For more than two decades, he recruited and certified more than 400 Master Gardeners in Durham and Forsyth counties, appearing frequently in the media as a gardening educator. He has been a garden writer for several newspapers and magazines, including Carolina Gardener and Our State. Many landscape professionals have attended the programs he developed to assist them with licensure in myriad trade associations. For six years, he was director of the Arboretum at Tanglewood Park.

Toby continues to dedicate his time to helping gardeners conquer stubborn clay soils and grow healthy lawns and gardens as both a volunteer mentor and consultant. He is an adjunct instructor at the local community college in the horticulture department. He is the author of North Carolina Gardener's Guide and co-author of Carolinas Gardener's Guide; co-editor of The Successful Gardeners Guide: North Carolina by Blair Publishing; and co-author of Carolinas Gardener's Handbook by Cool Springs Press.

Toby and his wife, Becky, reside in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, where they serve in leadership at their church. In his leisure time, Toby enjoys golf, fishing, and of course, the joy of gardening.

Dimensions (Overall): 10.7 Inches (H) x 8.2 Inch (W) x .8 Inch (D)
Weight: 2.1 Pounds
Suggested Age: 22 Years and Up
Number of Pages: 272
Genre: Gardening
Sub-Genre: Regional
Publisher: Cool Springs Press
Format: Hardcover
Author: Toby Bost
Language: English
Street Date: October 16, 2019
TCIN: 52375212
UPC: 9781591865391
Item Number (DPCI): 059-01-2382
Origin: Made in the USA
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