Taylor's Guide to Growing North America's Favorite Plants

Taylor's Guide to Growing North America's Favorite Plants

Proven Perennials, Annuals, Flowering Trees, Shrubs, & Vines for Every Garden

Book - 1998
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A book that answers every question, from "Where do I get it?" to "How do I plant it?" "Do I fertilize it then, or when?" "With what?" "Should I cut it back after it flowers?" "Or in the fall (or not at all)?" "Can I divide it?" "How, and when?" With more than four hundred full-color photographs, this beautiful, fact-filled reference answers every question about growing the classic garden plants - from foolproof host as to tricky delphiniums, from roses to flowering dogwoods. A mini-encyclopedia for each entry lists the best varieties to buy for the reader's own garden. Plus: a complete guide to year-round care, including watering, mulching, fertilizing, deadheading, dividing, pruning, and more; an illustrated techniques glossary that gives step-by-step instructions on how to perform garden tasks; suggestions on how to use the plants in the home landscape; directions on how to increase your stock of plants by propagating them yourself.
Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin Co., c1998
ISBN: 9780618059638
Branch Call Number: 635.9097 Ell
Characteristics: x, 342 p. : col. ill. --


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May 25, 2011

i was trying out gardening for the 1st time & this book helped me alot even for the seasoned gardener this book will do wonders to your plants.

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