Gardening Basics For Dummies

This new edition of Gardening Basics For Dummies is your guide as you discover your green thumb, no matter where you live or how much space you have!

Gardening Basics For Dummies

Cultivate your passion to grow In a 1625 essay, Francis Bacon called gardens "the purest of human pleasures," and what was true then is even more so today—gardening can give you a serene refuge from the short-lived (and noisy!) distractions of modern life and a fertile basis for satisfaction that will bear fruit long into the future. To help you get started on your own leafy paradise, the new edition of Gardening Basics For Dummies grounds you thoroughly in the fundamentals of soil, flowers, trees, and lawns—and helps you get to know the names of what you're planting along the way! In a friendly, straightforward style, professional horticulturist Steven A. Frowine distills 50 years of gardening experience to show you how to start growing your expertise—from planning out your own mini-Eden and planting your first annuals, bulbs, and perennials through to laying the perfect lawn, raising tasty crops, and even introducing fish to your landscape! He also digs into the grubbier side of horticultural life, making sure you're as prepared as any seasoned farmer to deal with pests, weeds, and other challenges the earth will throw up at you. Create your ideal garden plan Become an expert on common flora with definitions and descriptions Know how to look after your soil Get creative with butterfly and children's gardens Whether you're beginning with a tiny garden in a box, or beautifying your property with tree-lined groves and flowery bowers, this is the ideal introduction to the intense pleasure of gardening and will make you happy to reap what you’ve sown!

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Gardening Basics For Dummies
Language: en
Pages: 496
Authors: Steven A. Frowine, National Gardening Association
Categories: Gardening
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-03-30 - Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Cultivate your passion to grow In a 1625 essay, Francis Bacon called gardens "the purest of human pleasures," and what was true then is even more so today—gardening can give you a serene refuge from the short-lived (and noisy!) distractions of modern life and a fertile basis for satisfaction that
Gardening Basics For Canadians For Dummies
Language: en
Pages: 448
Authors: Liz Primeau, Canadian Gardening, Steven A. Frowine, The National Gardening Association
Categories: Gardening
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009-08-26 - Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Gardening Basics For Canadians For Dummies has been revised to help the beginner gardener get started, providing all the information you'll need on flowers beds and borders, trees, shrubs, and lawns to landscape your property. It also includes step-by-step plans for organic and edible gardens, specific regional gardens, and butterfly
Gardening Basics For Dummies
Language: en
Pages: 432
Authors: Steven A. Frowine
Categories: Gardening
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-02-23 - Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

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
Gardening Basics For Dummies
Language: en
Pages: 512
Authors: Steven A. Frowine, National Gardening Association
Categories: Gardening
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-03-02 - Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Cultivate your passion to grow In a 1625 essay, Francis Bacon called gardens "the purest of human pleasures," and what was true then is even more so today—gardening can give you a serene refuge from the short-lived (and noisy!) distractions of modern life and a fertile basis for satisfaction that
Gardening Basics For Dummies, Mini Edition
Language: en
Pages: 64
Authors: Steven A. Frowine, National Gardening Association
Categories: Gardening
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-12-10 - Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Your green-thumb guide to planning, planting, and cultivating a garden With some basic knowledge, the right tools, and a little work, anyone can transform a boring old yard into a beautiful garden. This friendly guide tells you how. From improving your soil to selecting plants and caring for them, you