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This is an essential guide offering expert up-to-date information on successful indoor gardening. The book opens with an introduction to the general types of houseplant from which to choose: glossy evergreens, feathery ferns, elegant palms, cacti and succulents, flowering houseplants and those with variegated foliage.There follows the practical section, with essential clear instructions, professional tips and step-by-step photography which provide the practical know-how for all the basics of houseplant …
Amazon / imusti
Price: 191.78 $

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) reports that if we composted 100 percent of our food scraps, we could prevent the equivalent of 20 million metric tons of carbon dioxide emissions each year, the equivalent of more than 3.8 million vehicles’ greenhouse gas emissions. Composting is one of the easiest and least expensive ways you can reduce your household waste and improve your garden, and using worms in your compost bin will provide you with the best compost available. Vermiform composting …

All About Greenhouses- with 15 Build-Your-Own Plans is the home gardener s complete guide to easy, economical greenhouse planning, construction and management....for fun and profit! This practical do-it-yourself guide covers every aspect of planning and constructing your own greenhouse, from choice of design (small lean-to unit or free-standing glass, fiberglass or plastic covered greenhouse), tips on choosing the site, drainage requirements, flashing, doors, electricity, plumbing, laying the foundation, …
Amazon / TAB Books
Price: 132.58 $

Every budding gardener can make a successful start with the practical advice and step-by-step instructions in this illustrated guide. After an initial look at the basic elements such as soil, climate, and light, instructions are provided for planning a garden and arranging such essentials as boundaries, paths, patios, and seating. Aspiring green thumbs will learn the secrets of good planting and employing the right tools; how to combine plants according to shape, color, and texture; and how to …
Amazon / HarperCollins UK
Price: 122.02 $

Using containers or pots as a base for your gardening is so versatile - try making an eye-catching design feature by growing herbs in a zinc bucket, growing spring bulbs in a pretty olive oil can on your patio or growing a complete salad in some old tyres. Growing your own containers is both rewarding and fun. This book is packed with Christine s tips and techniques, from planting to deter pests to choosing the right container for the right crop, along with handy advice on feeding and watering, knowing …
Amazon / Brand: Simon Schuster UK
Price: 107.05 $

A 688-page volume jam-packed with practical information, advice, tips, and quirky wisdom, both basic enough for the novice and complete enough to help those with more experience improve their gardening habits, The Garden Primer leads all readers down the path to a simpler and more successful garden. Combining easy how-to instruction with quirky wisdom and tried-and-true advice, the author reassuringly guides the reader through the flower garden, the decorative garden, the vegetable patch, and more. …
Amazon / Brand: Workman Pub
Price: 105.17 $

Offers advice for creating an attractive hanging basket display, discussing appropriate plants, choosing a location, making baskets, and routine care.Full of solid, practical advice and plenty of how-to pictures, Hanging Baskets is an ideal title for those wanting to maximize their success with this versatile plant grouping. Focusing on combinations with different varieties, training possibilities, containers, and growing conditions, you may be tempted to hang a basket from every possible area. With …
Amazon / Brand: DK ADULT
Price: 101.16 $

The complete guide to water gardens, from ponds and pools to streams, fountains, waterfalls, rain gardens, bog gardens, and more There s nothing more calming than a beautiful, tranquil water garden and now, it s easier than ever to plan and create your own water garden at home. Better Homes and Gardens® Water Gardening gives you dozens of projects, complete with handy shopping lists, plant-by-number plans, and easy-to-follow instructions to guide you from inspiration to completion. You ll find comprehensive …

The guru of earth ponds explains how to site, design, shape, and plant these beloved fixtures of rural landscapes--and make them fit your property and your life. In the decades since he wrote his acclaimed Earth Ponds, Tim Matson has designed scores of ponds, each unique to its site and its owners. In Landscaping Earth Ponds, he shares what he has learned to make these captivating ponds truly fit into their landscapes and into the lives and lifestyles of their owners. Ponds have long been valued …
Amazon / Chelsea Green
Price: 89.15 $

Over 50 years ago, the first of the Expert guides appeared, the initial entry in what is now the world s top-selling gardening series. The Garden Expert briefly discussed many aspects of plant care, but Dr. Hessayon always promised to produce a truly comprehensive look at all aspects of gardening. Now, finally, this one-stop volume has arrived. From A-Z, fences to fuschias, garden design to garden problems, The Complete Garden Expert is the must-have book that covers it all! …
Amazon / Expert
Price: 75.93 $

The first complete gardening book to cover the hot, dry, desert and plains areas of Colorado, Utah, New Mexico and Wyoming, Idaho, Montana. Topics include: extensive plant lists for all areas, hardscape ideas using rock and wood, where to find garden art and how to use it to create your own regional aesthetic, as well as hundreds of practical suggestions to overcome the challenges of gardening in the Intermountain West. …
Amazon / Brand: Johnson Books
Price: 74.59 $

This easy-to-read text accompanies photographs and illustration. An encyclopedia of the most popular perennial plants, plant hardiness maps and on-line web resources. There are over 300 color photographs with clear and concise captions. Each eye-catching graphics shows every vital detail. From tips, hints, and all the materials and tools you’ll need for projects. Take a step-by-step how-to shown in photographs. There are examples of many great perennial gardens. Complete instructions for gardens …

The Lost Gardens at Heligan sold more than 200,000 copies—and this new look at Britain’s most beloved garden examines one of its chief glories. Originally created to make the house they served self-sufficient, the still-productive kitchen gardens have since undergone a complete restoration under the guidance of Tom Petherick. He, with the help of a leading garden photographer, reveals how he went about his work, and how best to keep flowers, fruit, and vegetables: the entire output of a good garden. …
Amazon / Weidenfeld & Nicolson
Price: 67.32 $

This is a much-needed, hands-on manual for the gardener who wishes to work in conscious partnership with the overlighting nature intelligences. Based on the author s many years of experience, The Perelandra Garden Workbook is filled with practical techniques, fresh perspectives on traditional organic gardening methods, and an infectious sense of joy and humor. Interspersed throughout this book are many direct communications from the different levels of nature intelligence. Each reveal universal natural …
Amazon / Perelandra Ltd
Price: 64.00 $

A comprehensive, no-nonsense guide to kitchen gardening on any scale. How to Grow Food is a complete illustrated guide to the hundreds of plants that are easy to grow in the home garden. The author emphasizes gardening techniques that can be applied to any size of garden, from a window box to a side yard to the biggest backyard. This practical book features a comprehensive directory of recommended plants to suit all growing conditions in all regions. Thorough instructions and a month-by-month calendar …
Amazon / Brand: Firefly Books
Price: 63.96 $