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101 Organic Gardening Hacks

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Shawna Coronado, one of America's most creative gardeners, is giving her library of clever gardening tricks, or "hacks," to you in 101 Organic Gardening Hacks.รข Grab your gloves and hack your garden!

If you ask garden author Shawna Coronado what a hack is, she might just wave her hand toward her own back yard. She could be pointing at the garden bench she created from leftover wood posts and a few cinder blocks, or the rows of wine bottles buried soldier-style along a winding pathway, or even the garden soil itself, which is blended by hand from an organic soil recipe she devised. A hack is a great idea that you'd have never thought of that's come to life.

In 101 Organic Garden Hacks you'll find the top tips, tricks, and solutions Shawna has dreamed up in her career as one of America's most creative gardeners. Some are practical timesavers; others offer clever ways to "upcycle" everyday items in your garden.

One characteristic every hack shares is that they are completely organic and unfailingly environmentally friendly. Divided into a dozen different categories for easy reference, each hack is accompanied by a clear photo that shows you exactly how to complete it. If you are looking for resourceful ways to improve your garden and promote green living values right at home, you'll love paging through this fascinating, eye-catching book.

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200 Great Perennials

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From flowers and foliage to ferns and grasses, learn to create the perfect garden with the best perennials. This handy format offers experts, practical advice and inspiration.
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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 1980s 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 second edition, 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 edition will bring you up to speed with Mel's industry-changing insights.

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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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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.
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Container Gardening for Dummies (USED)

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"Packed with planting and design ideas that will transform even the humblest of pots into a flower festival."
--Doug Jimerson, Editor in Chief, Garden Escape, www.garden.com

"Who better to turn to for everything you need to know about container culture than a guy who has 'been there, done that' for a careerful of years?"
--Joseph F. Williamson, Former Garden Editor and Managing Editor, Sunset Magazine

While historical reports of container gardening go back thousands of years, over the last half-century, this unique form of husbandry has blossomed into a pastime enjoyed by hobbyists worldwide. Millions have discovered the immense satisfaction to be found in growing something beautiful, in creating interesting combinations of plants, experimenting with new plants, and getting to know plants more intimately than they ever could with plants in the ground.

Written by leading gardening journalist Bill Marken and the experts of the National Gardening Association, Container Gardening For Dummies is the ultimate guide to cultivating charming gardens in everything from a redwood window box to a hanging basket to an old pair of cowboy boots. It fills you in on how to:

  • Grow almost anything in a container
  • Make greens flourish on roofs, balconies, and windowsills
  • Create a one-of-a-kind garden using classic and offbeat containers
  • Use the best fertilizing and watering techniques for your climate
  • Grow exotic and low-maintenance cacti and succulents
  • Prevent insects, pests, and diseases from invading your containers
  • Featuring clear, concise, step-by-step instructions and sixteen pages of stunning color photos, Container Gardening For Dummies covers all the bases, including:

  • Opportunities and limitations of different climates
  • Ready-made versus homemade soil mixes, starting plants from seeds, and other fundamentals
  • Choosing, planting and caring for flowers, ferns, succulents, fruits, and vegetables
  • Expressing your sense of style with color, form, texture, proportion, and other design elements
  • Adding special effects to your container garden
  • Container Gardening For Dummies is a fun, informative guide for inexperienced city slickers and savvy country cousins alike.

    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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    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 Native: Bringing Natural Beauty to Your Garden

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    Learn how to transform your yard into a beautiful landscape using native plants!

    You don't have to compromise beauty for natural landscapes with ecological responsibility and sustainability. In master gardener Lynn Steiner's book Grow Native, you'll find guidance for planting stunning gardens using native species that support your local ecosystem. Organized in an easily accessible way, the book offers instructions for planting, maintenance instructions, helpful tips about soil, watering and fertilizing as well as gorgeous photography. With guidance about how to weave native plants into your landscape and replacing common ornamentals with natural plants, this book should have a place on every gardener's bookshelf.

    Grow Nativecombines inspirational garden shots of native landscapes with plant specific chapters and photos. Topics covered include:

    - Hardiness Zone Maps
    - Inspiration Gallery: Gardens Full of Native Plants
    - Why Grow Natives?
    - What Do You Mean by "Native"?
    - Lower Water Usage / Drought-Tolerant
    - Hardier / Tougher
    - Easier Care
    - Sustainability
    - And more


    Additionally, sidebars throughout Naturescape offer pointers for attracting specific butterflies, birds, bees and other beneficials to your yard--all through plant selections.

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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.

    Horticultural Reference Book (USED)

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    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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    Naturalistic Gardening (USED)

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    In her new book, popular garden writer Ann Lovejoy offers a refreshing approach to garden making. This revolutionary way to organize beds, borders, walkways, and edges borrows themes, color palettes, structures, and logic from nature. The naturalistic approach incorporates flowing lines found in the wild, rather than the hard edges derived from geometry. Lavishly illustrated with over 100 color photographs, Naturalistic Gardening articulates a new gardening philosophy as Lovejoy describes plants, design ideas, and techniques.
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    New England Gardener's Guide

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    Gardening is now the favorite leisure pastime in America. 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.

    New England Getting Started Garden Guide

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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.

    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.

    Saving Seeds (USED)

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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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    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.