Gardening Basics For Dummies by Steven A. Frowine

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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 plantsTips on choosing the type of garden you wantHow to create a garden planEasy-to-follow instructions for soil preparationAdvice on planting, growing and caring for annuals and perennialsStep-by-step plans for organic and edible gardensPlans 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.

 

About Steven A. Frowine

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Steven A. Frowine is a professional horticulturalist who grows more than 200 orchids in his Connecticut home. The National Gardening Association (NGA), is a not-for-profit leader in plant education.
 
Published February 23, 2011 by For Dummies. 464 pages
Genres: Crafts, Hobbies & Home, Education & Reference. Non-fiction

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