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Beginner s Illustrated Guide to Gardening

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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.

The Beginner s Guide to Gardening

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A beautifully illustrated and photographed book that will serve both the novice and experienced gardener well. The Beginner's Guide to Gardening contains all the basics: garden design; how to select healthy plants; how prepare the soil; garden maintenace, and so much more. In addition there is everything you need to know about growing annuals and perennials; roses; flowering bulbs; herbs; ground covers; trees and shrubs; vegetable gardens; and creating specialty gardens--all in a concise book

Beginner s Illustrated Guide to Gardening

Author : Katie Elzer-Peters
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Beginner's Illustrated Guide to Gardening is a one-stop, easy to understand, beautifully designed book with step-by-step instructions and photographs for every important gardening and landscaping technique. New homeowners with no prior knowledge of landscape care will learn how to turn their yards from weedy, overgrown patches to gorgeous landscapes that are the envy of their neighbors. Young gardeners or new gardeners will learn - the right way - how to take care of everything from perennials to shrubs to their vegetable gardens, ensuring success the first time around. This is the one book that every gardener should have on their bookshelf.

How to Grow Your Own Food

Author : Angela S. Judd
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Take your love of plants to the next level and start growing some food with this modern, easy-to-follow guidebook that shows you everything you need to know to grow edible plants all year round! Did you know you could grow vegetables, fruits, and herbs in containers? Well, now you can take your houseplants to the next level by growing home-grown produce and seasoning that will taste delicious in all of your favorite dishes. How to Grow Your Own Food identifies 50 common, easy-to-grow edible plants from herbs to vegetables, along with detailed care instructions and beautiful illustrations of each plant. You’ll find everything you need to know about building your container garden including: -How to choose the right size container for each plant -How to water (and feed!) your plants for optimal growth -When to harvest your crops for the best flavor -And much more! It’s time to turn your decorative plants into ones that will keep you happy and healthy! No matter how much or how little space you have in your apartment, you can enjoy everything—from basil to onions to strawberries—with this practical guide to container gardening.

Raised Bed Gardening for Beginners

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Have you ever thought to build a Raised Bed Garden, but you don't have any idea on how to get started with? Do you have small space? Do you think your land is unsuitable?

Rock Gardens Through the Year

Author : Karl Foerster
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Vegetable Gardening for Beginners

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Dig into vegetable gardening--a beginner's guide to growing-it-yourself Growing your own vegetables is a rewarding venture that's both affordable and appetizing, but the beginning gardener may find it difficult to weed through an overwhelming landscape of resources. Whether you're new to gardening or interested in saving costs, Vegetable Gardening for Beginners offers easy-to-follow steps for starting and sustaining your very own vegetable garden. Learn the basics of starting your dream garden, including tips on choosing between in-ground or raised bed gardens and creating a full-season garden plan. Discover how to make your own soil mix, transplant seedlings, and maintain and harvest a thriving vegetable garden for seasons to come. Vegetable Gardening for Beginners includes: Beet-by-beet gardening--Get the lowdown on planning, prepping, and planting--including building and filling garden beds, watering, mulching, and more. Garden variety--Choose the right seeds with 30 in-depth profiles on popular vegetables and key decisions, like choosing companion plants. Weed out problems--Troubleshoot plant problems, including bitter carrots, blight, and even pests like the squash vine borer. Go from greenhorn to green thumb with Vegetable Gardening for Beginners.

DIY Hydroponics

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Getting Your FREE Bonus Download this book, read it to the end and see "BONUS: Your FREE Gift" chapter after the conclusion. DIY Hydroponics Illustrated Guide to Hydroponic Gardening System Although independent for carrying out various activities, human beings still have a dependence upon a range of physical and environmental factors. The healthy sustainability of human race is based upon utilizing various physical resources in the best possible way. Such resources also relate to the plants and botanical species. As a result, the human history has witnessed a number of advancements and variations in the field of plantation and gardening. In this book the focus of mentioning any kind of information is to attain maximum benefit from this concept of Hydroponic gardening so that all readers can have a happy gardening experience. As this type is a bit different from traditional methods of gardening so it is essential to know the basics before starting it practically. Once the underlying concepts are well versed the implementation is quite easy and interesting. It can be a source of advantage for the planet as a whole because with this method anyone can carry forward the gardening activity, regardless of the environmental constraints. The prominent discussions which have been touched upon in this book will cater following major issues, all of which will enhance the understanding of the readers about Hydroponic gardening. The preliminary information about the evolution of hydroponic gardening and the basic principles which govern this mode of gardening. A discussion about the specification of physiology which needs to be catered while choosing Hydroponic gardening, including recipes for making nutrient solutions for various types of plants An account of illustrations and guidelines for forming your own hydroponic garden with variations in different system designs including water culture, wick design, aeroponic and more. Download your E book "DIY Hydroponics: Illustrated Guide to Hydroponic Gardening System" by scrolling up and clicking "Buy Now with 1-Click" button!

The Beginner s Guide to Vegetable Gardening

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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

New York New Jersey Month by Month Gardening

Author : Kate Copsey
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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!

A Beginner s Guide to Succulent Gardening

Author : Taku Furuya
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Adored for their charming shapes and colors, respected for their resilience and adaptability, and just plain fun to have around--succulents are the hottest home gardening trend today. A Beginner's Guide to Succulent Gardening is a friendly guide to popular succulents, walking novices through all the basics, like: Choosing your succulents--from Hens and Chicks (Echeveria) to bristly flowering cactus varieties Mixing the right soils for your succulents and preparing the growing environment Easy potting and transplanting techniques Succulent care--including watering, fertilizing and providing the right amount of sun for each variety Understanding peak periods as well as seasonal traits and needs, so you can have a beautiful succulent garden year-round This book contains all sorts of helpful tips on what to look for when buying a plant, how to troubleshoot when your succulent shows signs of distress, how to trim the leaves and stems, and how to start new plants from cuttings. Clear diagrams and at-a-glance fact sheets for each variety, as well as inspirational photos of attractively and happily-housed succulents, fill the pages of this book. Now is the time to give succulents a try! Let A Beginner's Guide to Succulent Gardening be your guide to get you started and grow your indoor garden one succulent at a time.

Beginners Gardening

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Beginner's Illustrated Guide to Gardening is a one-stop, easy to understand, beautifully designed book with step-by-step instructions and photographs for every important gardening and landscaping technique. New homeowners with no prior knowledge of landscape care will learn how to turn their yards from weedy, overgrown patches to gorgeous landscapes that are the envy of their neighbors. Young gardeners or new gardeners will learn - the right way - how to take care of everything from perennials to shrubs to their vegetable gardens, ensuring success the first time around. This is the one book that every gardener should have on their bookshelf.

No Waste Kitchen Gardening

Author : Katie Elzer-Peters
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The debut book in the internationally successful No-Waste Gardening series, No-Waste Kitchen Gardening is a fun and colorful exploration of the amazing results you can get by re-growing vegetable cutoffs and scraps into harvestable, edible plants. Stop tossing your carrot stumps, loose cilantro sprigs, lettuce and cabbage stalks, and apple cores in the trash! The expert advice in No-Waste Kitchen Gardening, gives you all the instruction and tricks you'll need to grow and re-propagate produce from food waste. You'll be astonished at how much food waste you can re-grow. You'll also find some helpful general information about growing indoors and maintaining your re-grown plants. Two-part photo instructions show first what the root, chunk seed, or leaf should look like when you re-plant it, and second, when to harvest or re-plant it in soil to continue growing. Edibles big and small, quick to grow and those that take a big longer, are included, so you can pick and choose which projects to take on. A few of the many plants profiled include: Green onions Tomatoes Melons Avocadoes Potatoes Carrots Cut back on your food waste, cultivate your own food easily, and maybe even share gardening with a new generation, all with the advice from No-Waste Kitchen Gardening. For more no-waste gardening advice, explore the second book in the No-Waste Gardening series, No-Waste Organic Gardening.

Miniature Gardens

Author : Katie Elzer-Peters
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A revealing peek into the captivating world of gardening in miniature, complete with inspiring photos and practical step-by-step instructions. A delightful, fun, and endlessly creative new trend is sweeping the gardening world: miniature gardening! With your imagination as the only limit to this infinitely customizable technique, miniature gardening showcases your individuality. Once you've learned how to design, create, and grow tiny plant combinations successfully, you'll be able to let your creativity loose indoors and out. In Miniature Gardens, gardening expert Katie Elzer-Peters demonstrates the latest in plant options and designs through her gorgeous color photography and laser-focused Do-It-Yourself advice. Plenty of great tips and idea-generating information on small-scale furnishings are included as well. Where other books on this popular subject offer run-of-the-mill images and only limited how-to information, Miniature Gardens gives you a thorough and beautiful window into this tiny world, from fairy gardening to dish gardening, terrariums, and even a miniature water garden project. From cute home tabletop designs to elaborate mini-villages and everything in between, miniature gardening is a pastime that can be enjoyed by hobbyists and families of all ages and in all sizes of living space. With Miniature Gardens, you're just a lightning strike of inspiration away from bringing to life the endless creations unique to your own imagination.

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The Complete Illustrated Guide to Farming

Author : Philip Hasheider
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If you've got a few acres of land or you're considering moving out to the country and starting a farm, The Complete Illustrated Guide to Farming is for you. It's a comprehensive, encyclopedic guide for the small-scale family farmer, the hobby farmer - and

Community Gardens

Author : Susan Burns Chong
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In community gardens, people of all ages work together to improve their communities, turning abandoned lots and other plots of land into vibrant green spaces. Community gardens beautify neighborhoods, provide residents with nutritious food and flowers, and serve as places to meet and socialize. This exciting title gives teens the information they need to get a gardening project off the ground, from holding the first community meetings to harvesting what they grow. In accessible text, the author provides useful advice on designing the garden, choosing appropriate plants, and preparing the soil, as well as on planting and tending the garden. Photos will inspire readers, and a wealth of resources is provided for further support.

Vertical Gardening Guide On Vertical Gardening For Beginners For Homesteading

Author : Dean Simpson
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Learning the art of vertical gardening takes time and this is the ultimate gardening handbook for those wishing to get started. Dean Simpson has crafted a world-class vertical gardening book for you and your needs. Build a beautiful DIY vertical garden and know it is going to look wonderful from all angles. This is the only vertical gardening guide you will ever need!

Southern Fruit Vegetable Gardening

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If you’re interested in growing your own fruits and vegetables, you’ve joined the ranks of a blossoming group of DIY gardeners who place a premium on the idea of self-reliance. But like any other kind of gardening, growing edibles is not a one-size-fits-all pursuit: in order to be successful, you’ll need to know not only which plants grow well in your state or region, but also how to grow them with careful methods and a schedule that caters specifically to your local microclimate. Fortunately for you, Southern Fruit & Vegetable Gardening is written exclusively for gardeners who want to grow edibles in Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Oklahoma, or Tennessee. Author Katie Elzer-Peters, the master gardener responsible for our bestselling Beginner’s Illustrated Guide to Gardening (2012), equips you with all the information you need to design your edible garden, tend the soil, maintain your plants throughout their life cycles, and—most importantly—harvest the delicious foods they produce. So whether you live in the Ozarks, in the Delta, on the Cumberland Plateau, or anywhere else in the Southern United States, you’ll discover the best fruit and vegetable plants for your garden in this beautiful step-by-step how-to guide . . . and they’ll be on your table before you know it.

Library Journal

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Includes, beginning Sept. 15, 1954 (and on the 15th of each month, Sept.-May) a special section: School library journal, ISSN 0000-0035, (called Junior libraries, 1954-May 1961). Also issued separately.