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Beginner's Guide to Gardening - cover

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Beginner's Guide to Gardening

Homeowner The Editors of Creative

Publisher: Creative Homeowner

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All the info you need to be a better gardener, whether you’re just starting out or needing to brush up on your skills. You don’t have to have a green thumb to have a healthy thriving garden! Inside The Beginner’s Guide to Gardening, you’ll learn:   Skills and Techniques: Valuable expert guide to developing new gardens and taking care of those you already haveGetting Started: How to choose healthy plants and build productive soilGarden Care: Easy-to-follow, time-saving methods and the least toxic disease & pest controlsAnnuals, Perennials, Bulbs: Advice on growing, propagating, and caring for flowers in containers and the garden, with plant encyclopediasRoses: How to select, grow, and prune healthy roses, as well as control pests & diseasesGround Covers, Trees, Shrubs: Fundamentals on planting, growing, and maintaining, plus detailed plant directoriesVegetables and Herbs: Introduction to growing and care, including informative directoriesSpecialty Gardens: Basics on creating water gardens, butterfly gardens, and gardens for birds Few pastimes are as rewarding as gardening. With a little bit of ground and a few seeds or plants, anyone can be a gardener, and almost any collection of plants can be a garden. Gardening can be a refreshingly simple activity in an increasingly complex world. But you’ll have greater success and more fun if you start with an understanding of basic gardening practices. The techniques in this book are easy to follow and suitable for all gardeners—from beginners to advanced. Ecologically friendly methods are included so that you can create a garden that eventually helps to sustain itself. The tools and materials you’ll need are included with each step-by-step project, and each is rated for difficulty. With well over three hundred photos and illustrations to guide you through each step of the process, this is your essential starter’s guide to beginning gardening!
Available since: 07/01/2017.
Print length: 176 pages.

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