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Bulbs in the basement, geraniums on the windowsill : how to grow and overwinter 165 tender plants

Author: Alice McGowan; Brian McGowan
Publisher: North Adams, MA : Storey Pub., ©2008.
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Enjoy many of your favorite plants season after season by brining them indoors for the winter. Plant by plant and step by step, the McGowans show you how to rescue more than 160 tender perennials from the killing cold. With a little indoor care, your plants will be healthy and ready for repeat appearances in the garden come spring. Garden outside your zone; save money; transform "annuals" into perennials; expand  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Alice McGowan; Brian McGowan
ISBN: 9781603420426 1603420428
OCLC Number: 176902429
Description: 208 pages : color illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Gardening with tenders. What is a tender perennial? ; Container combinations ; Choosing a container ; Soils ; In the garden --
Overwintering your plants. Overwintering 101 ; The importance of temperature ; Setting up your site ; Preventing pest problems ; Specific pests and diseases ; Spring : the transition --
The tender palette. How to use this guide ; Plant lists.
Responsibility: Alice and Brian McGowan.
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Offers techniques for over-wintering of plants considered 'annuals' and includes 160 plant profiles. This book allows enthusiastic growers in various locations to enjoy their favourite plants year  Read more...

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This is a neat, easy-to-read manual, with full-color pictures of some of the most popular tender perennials The Sunday Journal Sentinel "

 
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