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Beginner S Illustrated Guide To Gardening

Author : Katie Elzer-Peters
ISBN : 9781591865339
Genre : Gardening
File Size : 32. 81 MB
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Covers gardening and landscaping basics, with information on such topics as selecting flowers, trees, and shrubs; pruning and caring for trees; growing vegetables; and reading and understanding seed packets, plant labels, and climate zone maps.

Gardening Basics For Dummies

Author : Steven A. Frowine
ISBN : 1118050622
Genre : Gardening
File Size : 81. 83 MB
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You’re now officially out of excuses for not planting the garden of your dreams. Even if you’ve never sowed a seed nor pulled a weed, Gardening Basics For Dummies contains everything you need to know about flowers, beds, borders, trees, shrubs, and lawns to create your own private paradise. This friendly and informative guide also covers all of the tools and additives available to make gardening easier. You’ll discover: Clear definitions and descriptions of the different types of plants Tips on choosing the type of garden you want How to create a garden plan Easy-to-follow instructions for soil preparation Advice on planting, growing and caring for annuals and perennials Step-by-step plans for organic and edible gardens Plans for butterfly and children's gardens Packed with helpful tips on controlling pests safely, managing weeds, and correcting common gardening problems, Gardening for Dummies turns your brown thumb green in a hurry.

The Beginner S Guide To Starting A Garden

Author : Sally Roth
ISBN : 9781604697803
Genre : Gardening
File Size : 59. 11 MB
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A fresh approach and simple way to transform your yard! The prospect of revamping a yard is daunting. Where do you start? How do all the various areas come together in a beautiful, cohesive way? The Beginner’s Guide to Starting a Garden simplifies the process by showing you how to spend fewer hours (and a minimal amount of money) in the garden by tackling one small area at a time. You’ll find garden plans for ten unique areas—the entryway, the shady areas under trees, and more—that can be linked together over time to create a unified yard, and plants that are dependable, easy to find, and look good year after year. You’ll also learn the basics of good design, which plants offer the most bloom for your buck, and how to avoid the most common planting mistakes.

Gardening 101

Author : Martha Stewart
ISBN : 0609805479
Genre : Gardening
File Size : 74. 9 MB
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Explains gardening techniques and offers guidelines for growing vegetables, flowers, shrubs, and trees.

The Backyard Gardener

Author : Kelly Orzel
ISBN : 9781493026586
Genre : Gardening
File Size : 82. 15 MB
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A beautiful and simple guide to edible gardening The “garden to table” movement is inspiring another generation of gardeners but many of them have questions. How important is composting? Is seed saving really worth it? Focusing on sustainable, organic growing practices and plants, The Backyard Gardener is a comprehensive handbook that will help get them started. Kelly Orzel covers everything from soil selection to growing and harvesting. Sidebars such as “garden center survival tips” offer useful advice to help readers build their confidence and know-how. This guide also features photographs of beautiful plant bed designs, propagation techniques, and much more.

How To Grow

Author : Hollie Newton
ISBN : 9781409169338
Genre : Gardening
File Size : 25. 3 MB
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This is the gardening book reimagined for a new generation. A book for people who want to learn how to grow things, but haven't got a clue where to start. With the average person now spending an enormous 8 hours and 41 minutes in front of a screen every day, gardening is an easy way to escape for half an hour. Whether on a rented balcony or a sunny kitchen windowsill, it turns out growing something with your own two hands can make you feel better. Which is where HOW TO GROW comes in. Irreverent and inspiring, this book will equip you with all the know-how and confidence you need to take your first steps into a lifelong gardening love affair - trowel in one hand, drink in the other. From growing your first wonky courgette to completely transforming a shady patio garden, in HOW TO GROW, self-taught gardener Hollie Newton divulges all the secrets she's discovered over the past few years as she's journeyed from gardening novice to vegetable-grower-extraordinaire - all from her pint-sized London garden. With chapters on easy-to-grow veg, fruit, herbs, salad and flowers (along with plenty of tried-and-tested guidance to keeping those plants alive, and delicious recipes to make the most of your haul), you'll also learn everything from the basics of planning your garden to stylish design ideas. Focusing on small and urban spaces and including beautiful photography throughout, this is practical advice for a whole new generation of gardeners.

The Beginner S Guide To Vegetable Gardening

Author : Daniel Johnson
ISBN : 9780760344040
Genre : Gardening
File Size : 28. 78 MB
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If you want to harvest produce from your own backyard garden, The Beginner's Guide to Vegetable Gardening has everything you need to know about growing healthy veggies, herbs, and popular fruits such as strawberries and raspberries. Tips and techniques are described in easy-to-follow advice that a gardener of any skill or age will be able to follow and master. The information in the book includes the following: * Understanding your climate and growing season* Choosing and constructing a garden space* Starting from seeds or seedlings* Preparing the soil properly* Weeding, watering, and other daily garden care

Allotment Gardening

Author : Susan Berger
ISBN : 9781903998540
Genre : Allotment gardens
File Size : 33. 38 MB
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Allotment Gardening is a practical guide to growing your own fruit and vegetables organically. Aimed at those who have not had an allotment before, or are new to growing their own, it is packed with advicefrom choosing and planning your allotment through to harvesting and storing your produce. In Part One, Susan Berger discusses the basics, from tools, planning and clearing the site, to soil, crop rotation, planting and protecting plants. She also looks at design, growing techniquesfrom feeding and mulching to saving seed and supporting plantsand how to prevent and cope with common problems. A gardener­s calendar, with detailed activities for each month, completes the section. Part Two gives detailed instructions on the cultivation of individual fruit, vegetables, flowers and herbs, along with recommendations for particular varieties, chosen for their flavour. Ideas for companion planting, and tips on storage and use of herbs are also included. Each fruit and vegetable entry features an easy recipe to help you make the most of your fresh produce: simple soups from pea to pumpkin, unusual ways of serving vegetables, from Frizzled Brussel Sprouts to Roasted Beetroot with Thyme; more exotic dishes, from Sauted Kohl Rabi to an earthy Ribollita; and easy recipes for puddings and jams. Illustrated with line drawings and over 30 full colour photographs, Allotment Gardening also includes a directory of organic seed suppliers and useful organizations.

The Beginner S Guide To Gardening

Author : Creative Homeowner
ISBN : 1580115632
Genre : Gardening
File Size : 39. 68 MB
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A beautifully illustrated and photographed book for those who would like to learn how to grow their own flowers, herbs, vegetables, trees and shrubs. Original.

Basic Gardening

Author : Louise Carter
ISBN : 1555911730
Genre : Gardening
File Size : 83. 47 MB
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With sections devoted to trees, shrubs, vines, vegetables, herbs, annuals, perennials and bulbs, Basic Gardening is a comprehensive guide to the ABCs of gardening, with lists of necessary tools, tips for harvesting and drying flowers, planting guides for vegetables and herbs and season-by-season listings of gardening chores and highlights. Basic Gardening offers novice gardeners a simple, straightforward approach to gardening in an easy-to-use format. Focusing on the most basic techniques of gardening, Basic Gardening gives pointers on diagnosing and improving soil conditions, starting seeds, planting, transplanting, fertilizing, pruning, controlling disease and insects with environmentally sound techniques and ordering or shopping for new plants.

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