Annuals Perennials Bulbs For Your Home Designing Planting Maintaining Your Flower Garden

Author: Anne Halpin
Editor: Creative Homeowner Press
ISBN: 9781580115629
Size: 18,76 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
Read: 261

Filled with instructional techniques, this lavishly illustrated book covers the basics and some expert tips for growing annuals, perennials and bulbs and includes more than 700 color photos and illustrations.

Annuals For Every Purpose

Author: Larry Hodgson
Editor: Rodale Press
ISBN: 9780875968247
Size: 13,33 MB
Format: PDF
Read: 427

Provides information on making an annual garden covering such topics as choosing seeds, buying annuals, designing a garden, grooming, and fertilizing, and includes profiles of a variety of annuals.

Annuals For Dummiesreg

Author: Bill Marken
Editor: For Dummies
ISBN: 9780470043691
Size: 13,71 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
Read: 912

Includes 8 pages of full-color photos of annuals Your green-thumb guide to choosing and growing annual flowers Annual flowers are your yearly chance to liven up your garden with a burst of color. This friendly gardening companion guides you to the best annuals for your geographic locale and light conditions, explains how to lay the groundwork for your garden, and shows you how to plant, water, fertilize, and care for your flowers. Discover how to Plan your garden, month by month Start strong with "the big eight" annuals Prepare the soil and plant seedlings Water, fertilize, weed, and control pests and diseases

Garden Perennials For The Coastal South

Author: Barbara J. Sullivan
Size: 13,33 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
Read: 660

"Master Gardener Barbara Sullivan provides an authoritative guide for gardeners from Tidewater Virginia to Florida and all along the Gulf Coast from Florida to Texas, an area taking in USDA Zones 7b, 8, 9, and 10. Combining helpful gardening advice with an A-to-Z plant guide that describes more than 1,000 plant varieties and cultivars, Garden Perennials for the Coastal South will become an essential reference for both experienced and novice gardeners in this region"--Publisher website (May 2007).

Annuals For Every Garden

Author: Scott D. Appell
Editor: Brooklyn Botanic Garden
ISBN: 9781889538570
Size: 15,94 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
Read: 516

Hundreds of spectacular annuals, at-a glance growing information by the best experts in the field, inspired plant combinations, and more than 80 dazzling photos: how could any gardener do without this guide? It covers almost every type of annual in an encyclopedic directory, including some less well-known varieties from the Southwestern United States and Mexico: there are plants for drying; edible ones from Asia and Africa to enhance the herb garden and kitchen table; evening bloomers and morning glories; annuals to pick for a perfect bouquet and others that create shade; tropicals and tender plants; and seaside annuals. Every one will blossom beautifully with the advice on propagation and instructions for pinching, disbudding, and deadheading. Or try the tips on caring for and handling fresh cut annuals. Two complete garden plans showcase the infinite array, color, and creative potential of these plants, and reveal why they are called "the gardener's palette."

Gardening All In One For Dummies

Author: The National Gardening Association
Editor: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118053168
Size: 14,66 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
Read: 398

"God almighty first planted a garden: and, indeed, it is the purest of human pleasures." --Sir Francis Bacon National surveys show that gardening has become the most popular, least exclusive hobby nationwide. From the balconies of Manhattan to the patios of Malibu to the backyards of Chicago, anybody with a few square feet of earth is doing their best to make their little corner of the world more gracious and beautiful. And the best thing is, you really don't have to be born with a green thumb to give life to a glorious garden. Anybody can do it with a little coaching. Which is where Gardening All-in-One For Dummies comes in. Puzzled by pruning? Baffled by bulbs? Can't tell a hosta from a hyacinth? Don’t worry! This all-in-one reference delivers the know-how you need to transform your little patch of the outdoors into a blooming paradise. Drawing upon the expertise of the National Gardening Association, it gets you up to speed on: Basic gardening skills—from understanding your microclimate to using gardening tools to managing pests and common plant diseases How to design, plan and build a garden landscape that reflects your unique sense of style Selecting, planting and maintaining stunning roses Building a raised bed for your perennials and making them bloom in any climate Choose, grow and maintain annuals From amaryllis to spider dahlias to wood tulips—coaxing beauty from homely bulbs Enjoying nature’s bounty by growing you own vegetables and herbs A veritable encyclopedia of gardening, this Gardening All-in-One For Dummies is an indispensable resource for novices and experienced gardeners alike. It brings together between the covers of a single volume seven great books covering: Gardening Basics Garden Design Roses Perennials Annuals Bulbs Vegetables and Herbs Your one-step guide to a beautiful garden, Gardening All-in-One For Dummies shows you how to experience the “purest of human pleasures” in your own backyard.

Botanica S 100 Best Annuals For Your Garden

Author: Laurel Glen Publishing
Editor: Laurel Glen Publishing
ISBN: 9781571454720
Size: 19,95 MB
Format: PDF
Read: 301

Flowering annuals provide a wonderful palette of seasonal color for use in garden borders, rock gardens, containers, or as the crowning glory of a traditional cottage garden. They are among the most popular plants in the garden and provide interest and variety in all sites and soil conditions. This book will bring out the artist in both the amateur and experienced gardener. This attractive, yet practical reference book comes complete with full color illustrations. It gives full information on choosing plants, landscaping, soil preparation, and aftercare. It is an ideal gift or a useful addition to the library of any garden lover. The trade paper cover is plastic-coated, easy to wipe clean, and useful for the hands-on gardener

Perennials For Dummies

Author: Marcia Tatroe
Editor: For Dummies
Size: 15,65 MB
Format: PDF, Mobi
Read: 240

Discusses the selection and care of perennial flowers, ferns, and grasses and suggests varieties for different conditions, soils, and climates

Gardening Basics For Dummies

Author: Steven A. Frowine
Editor: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118050620
Size: 11,15 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
Read: 359

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 Garden Primer

Author: Barbara Damrosch
Editor: Rodale
ISBN: 9781579548773
Size: 11,38 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
Read: 214

A 688-page volume jam-packed with practical information, advice, tips, and quirky wisdom, its aim is to teach readers how to garden more simply and successfully.