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Author: Michael MacCaskey; National Gardening Association (U.S.)
Publisher: Foster City, CA : IDG Books, ©1996.
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A user-friendly gardening book that shares information on: how to plan a garden; which kind of bulbs, trees, shrubs, and flowers to plant; how to find the right gardening tools, soil, and other accessories; how to water, weed, and prune the garden; how to prevent bugs, weeds, and other diseases; how to create special gardens; and more.
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Genre/Form: Handbooks and manuals
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Michael MacCaskey; National Gardening Association (U.S.)
ISBN: 1568846444 9781568846446
OCLC Number: 34540681
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xxx, 335 p. : ill. (some col.), map ; 24 cm.
Contents: Chapter headings and partial contents only): Planning your garden. A garden makes your life better --
Evaluating your property's potential --
Making your plan --
Gardening tools you will need --
Which plants for you? Which plant where? Putting plants in their place --
Get zoned --
What else does a plant need? Sun or shade --
Soil and water --
Room to grow --
Using native plants --
Shady business. Stuck between a rock and shady place? --
Made in the shade --
Fifteen flowering perennials for shady sites --
Fourteen annuals for shady sites --
Six evergreen shrubs for shady sites --
Five deciduous shrubs for shady sites --
It's a matter of choice --
Trees --
Shrubs --
Vines --
Perennials --
Annual flowers --
Flowering bulbs. Chapter headings and partial contents only) (cont.): Ground covers, prairies, and meadows --
Making your garden. Making places for people. Paving, fences, and other expensive stuff --
D.I.Y. (do it yourself) or hire help --
Walking along paths. Side by side: determining width --
Naturalistic walks: lawn or mulch --
The gardener's edge --
Bark and gravel --
Brick, stone, and concrete --
Step by step: making slopes easier to climb --
Cool things on posts. Don't fence me in: property and privacy fences --
Keeping Peter Rabbit out --
Prefab fencing: pickets to stockades --
Putting a living room outdoors: patios, terraces, and decks --
How big to make it --
Patios (and terraces) --
Hitting the deck --
Now showing: private screenings. Chapter headings and partial contents only) (cont.): It's all happening in the soil --
How to plant --
Caring for your garden. Maintaining your garden --
Lawns and lawn care --
Pests and diseases --
Creating special gardens --
Gardens for food and flavor. Growing a vegetable garden --
Planning a fruit garden --
Fruits for the home garden. Apples --
Peaches --
Pears --
Sweet cherries --
Plums --
Strawberries --
Grapes --
Blueberries --
Bramble fruits --
Gardens for color and cutting. Growing wildflowers --
Gardens for birds and butterflies --
Gardens in containers --
Rose gardens --
The part of tens. Composting and recycling yard waste --
Ten quick "garden" projects. Cooking up herb vinegars --
Making a flowering centerpiece --
Creating a water garden in a tub. Chapter headings and partial contents only) (cont.): Forcing narcissus indoors --
Cleaning containers --
Preparing a salad basket --
Drying flowers --
Creating an autumn harvest wreath --
Making cut flowers last --
Ways to stretch the garden season --
How to support climbing plants. Raising canes. Bamboo teepees --
Chain-link fences --
Metal trellises --
Latticework trellises --
Fan trellises --
Plastic netting --
Pillars --
Wall-mounted supports --
Arbors --
Tips for gardeners without much garden --
Best plants for a perfumed garden --
Appendix B. Gardening online. Commercial online services. American Online --
CompuServe --
The Internet. Talking (or typing): Usenet newsgroups for gardeners --
Cutting through the clutter --
Mailing lists --
WEB sites. Chapter headings and partial contents only) (cont.): Appendix C. Where to find it. Bulbs --
Flowers and vegetables --
Herbs --
Fruits and berries --
Perennial plants --
Roses --
Trees, shrubs, and vines --
Water garden plants and supplies --
Wildflowers --
Tools and supplies.
Responsibility: by Michael MacCaskey & the editors of the National Gardening Association ; foreword by Jim Wilson.
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A user-friendly gardening book that shares information on: how to plan a garden; which kind of bulbs, trees, shrubs, and flowers to plant; how to find the right gardening tools, soil, and other accessories; how to water, weed, and prune the garden; how to prevent bugs, weeds, and other diseases; how to create special gardens; and more.

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