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All New Square Foot Gardening @nd Edition; Revolutionary Way to Grow More in Less Space

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Square Foot Gardening is the most practical, foolproof way to grow a home garden, whether you're growing an urban garden, or have an entire backyard.

That explains why author and gardening innovator Mel Bartholomew has sold more than two million books teaching how to become a successful DIY square foot gardener. Mel developed his techniques back in the early 1980's and has been teaching them around the world ever since. In the process, he has made improvements and refinements, and has continually adapted his practices to keep pace with modern times.

In this new volume, Bartholomew furthers his discussion on one of the most popular gardening trends today vertical gardening. He also explains how you can make gardening fun for kids by teaching them the square foot method. Rich with new, full-color images and updated tips for selecting materials, this highly produced, new edition will bring you up to speed with Mel's industry-changing insights.

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America's Garden Book (USED)

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America's Garden Book There are very few garden books that have lasted like America's Garden Book--and with good reason. Since its first edition in 1939, the book has been specifically geared to North American backyard, do-it-yourself gardeners and their particular needs. The Plants More than 3,000 plant recommendations are listed throughout the book. Chapters devoted to specific types of plants go one step further, offering multiple listings based on the particular merit and special growing habits of certain plants. Appropriate plants for every garden situation are offered from disease-resistant climbing roses, water lilies for pond gardens, or rock garden plants. The Techniques There are instructions for constructing various paths, walls, steps, and grading structures. Detailed plans are included for naturalizing a prairie, constructing compost bins, and arranging indoor lighting systems. The Photography More than 1,000 photographs illustrate everything from more than 60 roses to the step-by-step of dividing a lily root clump. Each chapter contains scores of identification photographs to help the home gardener choose the ideal plants for the garden.
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American Horticultural Society Containers (USED)

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Simply the definitive full-color reference to the horticulture of North America, AHS Encyclopedia of Plants & Flowers contains more than 8,000 plant references, 4,250 photographs, and practical advice on everything from cultivation and pests to plant selection and identification.

American Horticultural Society Low- Maintenance (USED)

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Expert advice from a trusted name in gardening. Get the solutions to your gardening problems from the American Horticultural Society's Practical Guides! Select from this ever-growing library of titles for the best gardening advice on plants and plant care, garden design, and garden construction. Low-Maintenance Gardening Includes: Planning your garden -- analyzing your requirements and the garden site in order to choose low-maintenance options for the design; easy-care plants and features. Garden plans -- a selection of six garden designs chosen to show formal and informal styles; a family garden; an hour-a-week garden. Essential know-how: illustrated guide to preparing the site; surveying your plot; making a plan; low-maintenance gardening techniques; basic pruning; safety tips. Plant catalog -- an illustrated selection of attractive, low-maintenance plants.
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Antique Garden Ornament: Two Centuries of Taste (USED)

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Nothing adds drama to an outdoor space like a marble fountain or a stone statue. This history of American garden ornament presents a wealth of information on American gardens and their decoration from 1740 to 1940.
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Beautiful Roses Made Easy

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Jackson & Perkins is the leading brand of roses in America. Through years of development, Jackson & Perkins now offers roses that have characteristics that allow gardeners to enjoy roses without all the maintenance requirements.

Jackson & Perkins Beautiful Roses Made Easy is available in regional editions and explains how roses can now be easy to grow and enjoy in any part of the country.

Some gardeners have avoided roses assuming that they were too tricky, fussy, and difficult to grow. This book will help gardeners identify the roses that are easy to grow in their region of the country, and also give tips on how to care for and maintain them.

Through six regional editions, Jackson & Perkins Beautiful Roses Made Easy explains how breeding and testing provide modern-day roses that are much easier to grow, with better results.

Regional editions give readers specific information on growing conditions in their area and the best roses for those conditions.

Beds I Have Known (USED)

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Classic Garden Style: Planters, Furniture, Accessories, and Ornaments (USED)

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Classic Garden Style is all about the decorative, ornamental details that make a garden an extension of the home-an additional room with a variety of purposes. The book begins with a wide variety of containers and supports, including urns, terra cotta pots, zinc containers, trellises, pergolas, and other visual devices you can use to add height and depth to any garden space. Every garden needs a place to sit, and garden furniture-from table and chair sets to hammocks, settees, folding chairs, and other elements that invite seating, reclining, or entertaining-are covered in detail. Accessories of a practical nature come next. The items highlighted here, from birdbaths, baskets, cloches, and greenhouses to watering cans, lamps, and more, have some practical use in the garden in addition to adding visual interest. Strictly ornamental elements inject a sense of whimsy or art into the garden and range from garden gnomes to obelisks, statues, and fountains.
This book catalogues many different types of ornament and decoration you can use to transform an ordinary garden into an exciting and comfortable outdoor room that extends the living space of your home.
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Complete Flower Gardener

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This full-color guide from the experts at Burpee shows you how to plan, plant, and maintain a beautiful flower garden using an environmentally responsible, organic approach. It offers authoritative guidance on creating borders and beds, combining flower colors and shapes, selecting gardening tools, and much more, and features encyclopedic Plant Portraits section with profiles of more than 175 flowers--annuals, perennials, and bulbs.

Controlling Lawn & Garden Insects (USED)

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Decorating Your Garden (USED)

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It takes only basic techniques and imagination to create beautiful garden art!
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Desert Plants at the Huntington Botanical Gardens; A Curator's Introduction (USED)

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This year the Huntington celebrates the centennial of its spectacular desert garden, one of the largest such collections of cacti and other succulents in the world. Visitors to the twelve-acre garden marvel at its more than 3,000 species, including the vivid blue and green Puya, a rare type of bromeliad; the Lithops, or "living stone," whose camouflaged leaves mimic the shape and color of rocks; and the dazzling red, orange, and yellow torch-like blooms of the winter-flowering aloe.
In this beautifully illustrated volume, Lyons draws on decades of experience with these unusual specimens to explore the Huntington's desert garden. He tells of its early development, describes its principal collections, and gives instructions on the care and landscaping of desert gardens.

Early American Herb Recipes (USED)

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Epic Tomatoes

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Savor your best tomato harvest ever! Craig LeHoullier provides everything a tomato enthusiast needs to know about growing more than 200 varieties of tomatoes, from planting to cultivating and collecting seeds at the end of the season. He also offers a comprehensive guide to various pests and tomato diseases, explaining how best to avoid them. With beautiful photographs and intriguing tomato profiles throughout, Epic Tomatoes celebrates one of the most versatile and delicious crops in your garden.

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Garden for Cutting (USED)

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This invaluable book expands the traditional notion of the cutting garden and shows how any part of the garden landscape can provide a wealth of fresh flowers and foliage for glorious year-round arrangements. Plant lists, suggested reading and bibliography, sources. Over 200 full-color photos.
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Gardening with Heirloom Plants (USED)

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This sumptuous guide to heirloom plants -- species that have been in cultivation for at least a century -- provides all the information and advice needed to grow these enduring favorites in any garden. Here is an enchanting and diverse selection of plants from the familiar to the exotic, as well as explanations on how to use them in an array of garden designs.Many garden types are covered, including: -- Cottage gardens-- Formal topiary gardens-- Wildflower gardens-- Meadow gardens-- Antique kitchen gardens-- Container gardensThis delightful journey through our horticultural heritage is enhanced with informative biographies of many of the plants, including where they originated and when they were introduced to the cultivated garden, as well as engaging profiles of the intrepid, often eccentric, plant collectors who traveled the world in search of unusual varieties.
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Gardening with Nature; How James Van Sweden and Wolfgang Oehme Plant Slopes, Meadows, Outdoor Rooms & Garden Screens (USED)

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In Gardening with Nature, James van Sweden shows home gardeners and professionals how to conceive, design, build, and plant the romantic gardens for which he is renowned. In Part 1, van Sweden describes formative influences and outlines his credo: bold, massed, asymmetrical plant groupings, reverence for site, low maintenance, and attention to all seasons. Part 2 explores design strategies and then embarks on a garden tour to show the rationale behind specific plant choices and design decisions. Part 3, "Planting Your Garden Step-by Step, " gives the nuts and bolts and hundreds of useful tips, and Part 4, "Favorite Plants, " offers a short, illustrated glossary of plants photographed in garden settings.

Glorious Gardens (USED)

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Just as a sculptor turns everyday wood and stone into art, a creative gardener takes the elements of a given place and turns them into a living paradise. According to Heriteau, a shady spot isn't just a place where grass won't grow, it's a cool respite from the outside world. With over 275 full-color photos, this is the most spectacular compendium of garden design, technique and information ever assembled.
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Grow Your Own for Kids (Royal Horticulture Society Great Britain)

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In Grow Your Own For Kids, Chris Collins shows how to sow and grow 10 easy vegetables that kids love to eat. Simple step-by-step sequences will guide and inspire them; presenting fun challenges such as growing the tallest sunflower and the largest pumpkin. A "letter to the grown ups" will explain how parents and guardians can provide a garden for their kids, whether this is a container, a window box or a small plot outside. A shopping list, general advice and words of wisdom and encouragement will ensure that nothing goes wrong for those budding green fingers.
A great add-on to the book is the Sow-your-own-Salad page with lettuce-seed impregnated paper. This cut-out page will come to life when placed in a seed pot with compost and water. The miracle of growing your own, springing from the pages of their first gardening book!
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Guide to Growing Beautiful Flowers

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The newest and most up-to-date plant-care reference; The book focuses on plant care needs for healthy, vibrant results; Identifies a specific plant group and addresses cultural requirements for a variety of the most widely grown species; Contains an A-Z listing of over 400 plants by both common and scientific names which makes finding a plant easy every time; Over 500 photographs.

Low Maintenance Gardening

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Mid Atlantic Month by Month Gardening; Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, West Virginia, Washington, DC

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The only guide with month-by-month advice about caring for your Mid-Atlantic garden.

If you liked Mid-Altantic Getting Started Garden Guide, Mid-Atlantic Month-by-Month Gardening should be the next addition to your bookcase!

This is the perfect book for beginning to intermediate gardeners and home landscapers living in the Mid-Atlantic (including the states of Virginia, West Virginia, Delaware, Maryland, and Washington, DC). Mid-Atlantic Month-by-Month Gardening gives you the when-to and how-to for growing, caring for, and maintaining your garden and all types of plants.

All of the information you need is given in a chronological, straightforward way. From January to December, each month has specific advice on what should be done in your garden. Step-by-step photographs give you the confidence to make your garden as unique as your Mid-Atlantic home.

Author George Weigel is a garden writer, designer, and speaker, a Pennsylvania Certified Horticulturist, and--as his balding, plant-killing brother likes to put it-a "Certified Gardening Wacko." He is your guide to the garden, with specific when-to and how-to content to give Mid-Atlantic gardeners the tools to be successful.

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My Garden: a Sketchbook for Gardeners, Artists, and Landscape Lovers (USED)

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What does your dream garden look like? Why not sketch it!

Dream, Draw, Design My Garden is the perfect inspirational sketchbook, idea book and guided journal for anyone wanting to draw and design their own landscape, yard, or garden! Enjoy the stimulating ideas and prompts for patterns, colors, details and design elements to help dreamers get motivated and get started. This playful book is meant to be a visual guide, not a technical handbook, so you can create until your garden is full and flourishing righ on the pages!

James Hobbs, whose quick sketching techniques were featured in The Art of Urban Sketching and the best selling Sketch Your World, will guide both experienced and amateur sketchers. The unfinished quality of his line drawings leave room for the reader to imagine how they would use it themselves, through different color interpretations or redrawing for their own purposes.

Whether you dream of an English rose garden, a desert rock garden, or a beautiful pondscape, Dream, Draw, Design My Garden will let your creativity grow!

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New England Gardener's Guide

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Gardening is now the favorite leisure pastime in America; for New Englanders, this guide a great inspiration for the perfect garden.

Homeowners are realizing the health benefits derived from gardening and the increase in their home's property value. This book contains easy-to-use advice on the top landscape plant choices. It also recommends specific varieties, and provides advice on how to plant, how to grow and how to care for the best plants.

Full-color photos and helpful illustrations and charts make this an easy-to-use resource for all New England gardeners with expert advice for home gardeners in Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and Vermont.
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New York & New Jersey Month by Month Gardening

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Gardeners living in New York or New Jersey need this easy-to-use guide for year-round plant care!

If you're a passionate gardener and a resident of New York or New Jersey, there's a book you must acquire for your bookshelf: New York & New Jersey Month-by-Month Gardening. Falling in line with the Cool Springs Press gardening series, this book provides monthly gardening advice, written just for New York and New Jersey gardeners.

This gardeners' guide is organized according to calendar month--January through December. Each month is divided into the following categories: planning, planting, caring for plants, watering, fertilizing, and problem solving. Within those categories, gardeners will find the major plant groups (annuals, edibles, perennials, trees, lawn, and shrubs) covered in detail. Learn the proper time to plant your favorite bulbs and edibles, and find out how to plant bare-root trees. From planting perennials to coming up with a strategy for pest management, New York & New Jersey Month-by-Month Gardening guides readers through every major question that crops up.

With essential how-to information organized into helpful sidebars as well as step-by-step photos to illustrate technique, this book is a veritable road map for a year's worth of gardening tasks in this diverse region. Roll up your sleeves, gardeners, and prepare to get dirty!

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Ortho's All About Perennials (USED)

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"Ortho's All About Perennials" teaches you how to plan and plant a perennial garden in layers for beautiful color every season--even winter. Our comprehensive guide shows you how to choose plants, blend colors, and create themes, as well as how to grow and care for your perennials to ensure a stunning garden year after year.

Ortho's Complete Guide to Successful Gardening (USED)

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Pictoral Guide to Hardy Perennials (USED)

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Planting Your Garden (USED)

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Reader's Digest Indoor Plants (USED)

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From its fully illustrated, meticulously detailed directories of indoor plants to its inspiring ideas for using plants to enhance any setting, Indoor Plants makes it easy to turn a window sill, a corner, or even a whole room, into a delightful garden spot. 540 full-color photos and illustrations.
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Rose Gardening

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Great ideas and down-to-earth wisdom on rose gardening from Better Homes and Gardens and the American Rose Society

Better Homes and Gardens presents Rose Gardening, a comprehensive guide to growing great roses recommended by the American Rose Society. Roses are hardy, beautiful plants that grow easily and survive cold weather, so they continually remain popular for home gardeners. This practical guide combines the artistry of rose gardening with the green-thumb wisdom it takes to succeed.

For gardeners of every skill level-whether they've grown roses before or hardly know what one should look like-this book offers inspiration, beautiful photography, artistic and creative garden plans, and historical information that rose enthusiasts will love.

  • Includes colorful diagrams, helpful checklists that make planning a breeze, easy-to-understand planting and caring directions, and much more
  • Features more than 600 stunning full-color photographs, including a gallery of roses that showcases hundreds of varieties
  • Offers advice on selecting the right roses for your geographical region, combining roses with other plants in your design, up-to-date information on pest control, and general garden maintenance
  • For anyone who loves roses and rose gardens, Rose Gardening is the ultimate resource for the home gardener.

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    Sacred Gardens (USED)

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    Discover how peace and tranquility have been tapped through the personal stories of ordinary people, ordinary gardens, and extraordinary spaces. As professional horticulturalists, as husband and wife, and now as authors, Michel and Judy Marcellot explore motivations to garden for peace, for balance, for relaxation, for contemplation, and to memorialize loved ones. Above all, they find joy expressed within and through gardening. Personal stories show how the simple act of gardening changed lives and individuals. The authors chronicle their own paths from naive and idealistic, back-to-the-earth entrepreneurs who wanted to "be of service to the planet, and have a good time doing it," to respected horticulturists and sought after speakers who still embody the same ideals as when they started out. Examples illustrate varied elements of sacred sites and suggest ways readers might create the sacred in their own gardens. Read on and see how ordinary gardeners can attain their own backyard bliss.
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    Scotts Lawns: Your Guide to a Beautiful Yard (USED)

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    From the first name in lawns comes the last word on lawn care! This book brings you all the experience and insights of these foremost experts on growing the perfect lawn. Here you will find the secrets of success for your garden -- you will have fewer weeds and greener grass -- all explained in easy-to-follow steps. You will be amazed by how uncomplicated it is, and your neighbours will be asking you for your secrets.
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    Seascape: Creating Safer, More Livable Communitie Through Planning and Design (USED)

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    The built environment has a tremendous impact on public safety. The authors SafeScape principles challenge planners and citizens alike to create vibrant, integrated, self-policing, and sustainable communities. The co-authors examine aspects of the urban environment that influence crime and the fear of crime and recommend strategies for building-or rebuilding-communities where residents feel safe and are safe. SafeScape communities empower citizens and offer many and varied opportunities for positive action. Their inherently safer design makes them easier and less costly to keep safe. The authors focus on planning and design solutions that minimize opportunities for criminal and victim to come together. Throughout, they stress that these efforts will succeed only if they engage citizens, embrace diversity, and enhance a sense of community. Personal observations, case studies, and hundreds of photographs from communities across America make this book an interesting, practical, and inspiring guide to safer, livelier, and more inviting communities. This is compelling reading for planners, designers, public safety professionals, and elected officials.

    Secret Gardens of France (USED)

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    Selecting, Growing, and combining Outstanding Perennials

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    Outstanding Perennials" is the book for those who want the latest developments and trends in Perennials, from new varieties to design ideas."

    Outstanding Perennials" is available in six regional editions.

    Authors are among the most highly respected gardening experts in their individual regions and share their advice on the Perennials that perform best in their area.

    Gardeners will be attracted to "Outstanding Perennials" for the same level of trust associated with Jackson & Perkins Roses."

    Outstanding Perennials" gives gardeners advice on how to select, plant, grow, and provide care for Perennials.

    An added bonus, Outstanding Perennials offers valuable design ideas, based on great Perennial and Rose combinations.

    Small Gardens

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    Small-Space Gardening (USED)

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    An introductory manual on gardening in pots and containers. Containers, of course, are the norm in cities and many suburbs, where space is at a premium, but gardeners with plenty of room will also appreciate the benefits of container planting. Containers dress up front walks, hang brightly from the limbs of trees, and energise a deck with colour and life. They are a great laboratory for experiments, and also allow a gardener to grow plants that wouldn't otherwise winter over in northerly climate zones.
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    Tasha Tudor's Garden

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    Until now we've only caught glimpses of Tasha Tudor's landscape. In this gorgeous book, two of her friends, the garden writer Tovah Martin and the photographer Richard Brown, take us into the magical garden and then behind the scenes. As we revel in the bedlam of Johnny-jump-ups and cinnamon pinks, the intricacy of the formal peony garden, and the voluptuousness of her heirloom roses, we also learn Tasha's gardening secrets. How does she coax forth her finicky camellia blossoms in the dead of a Vermont winter? How does she train that fantastic topiary to model for her artwork? How can she keep her crown imperials from tumbling in the winds? Tasha's garden reflects a wealth of family lore, perfected through years and years of working the soil. We may be dazzled by the beauty of the garden, but we come away from this book with practical ideas about improving our own plots of land.

    Taylor's Pocket Guide to Annuals (USED)

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    This guide offers useful information to add color to your garden. It includes tips on planning your annual garden, as well as how to plant and the best time of year to plant.
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    Terrific Tomatoes, Sensational Spuds, and Mouth Watering Melons (USED)

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    Secrets to growing big, juicy, prize-winning vegetables using common household products such as beer, dish soap, and cola are revealed in this book of gardening tricks, tips, and tonics. Beginning and experienced gardeners alike will learn easy but effective techniques for growing, protecting, storing, and saving vegetables, from asparagus and beets to rutabaga and zucchini. Topics include planning a plot; weeding, feeding, and watering; keeping plague and pests at bay; and harvesting and storage. The guide also reveals secrets for fighting fungus with molasses, wiping out weeds with a tonic of gin and vinegar, spreading wood ashes to grow a glorious garden, using herbs to protect against cabbage moths and carrot flies, and starting veggies in containers with coffee grounds.

    The Practical Rock & Water Garden (USED)

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    Water Gardens

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    Shows you how to refresh and cool your garden by adding a water feature. Whether you desire a serene pond, a playful fountain, a gentle stream, or even a tabletop container with miniature plants, we guide you through the step-by-step process. Choosing plants is easy. Just follow our recommended plant lists and select the best flowers and foliage to grow in your water garden. Also look for tips on stocking fish, attracting wildlife to your garden, and maintaining your water feature year-round. Inspiring photos and information on a variety of styles, shapes and sizes of fountains, pools, ponds and waterfalls.
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    Water Smart Gardening; Save Ware, Save Money and Grow the Garden You Want

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    You can have a colorful, striking garden that's drought resistant too!

    Water-Smart Gardening gives you all the tools needed to create a water-smart landscape and garden. Drought is spreading throughout the country. Even areas that previously had plentiful supplies are feeling the strain, and the price of water is climbing. If you have to water your garden during non-drought years, many of the water-saving techniques from this book could still pay for themselves in no time.

    Choose water-smart plants that survive and even thrive in low-water situations. Tap into the power of evolution and use plants native to your area. Time your irrigation and install water-collection devices such as cisterns and rain barrels. Creating a water-efficient garden can even be as simple as designing your landscape to harvest as much rainfall as possible, using berms, terraces, and raised beds.

    Gorgeous photos throughout Water-Smart Gardening will inspire you with beautiful garden ideas and help you see your way to a garden that sips water instead of gulping it. Helpful how-to information gets to the nuts and bolts of everything from installing a cistern to using seep irrigation.

    Author Diana (Dee) Maranhao brings over 30 years of experience to help you create the garden of your dreams and save water at the same time.

    Window Boxes; Creating Glorious Miniature Gardens (USED)

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