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The Gardener s Problem Solver tackles a wide range of gardening topics, from planting seedlings to how to kill slugs and other pests. Each of these 500 most-commonly asked questions is answered by a panel of experts from the National Gardening Association, and featured boxes provide additional information. For ease of reference, the questions are split among four main chapters-The Basics, Landscape Gardening, Flower Gardening, and Vegetable Gardening-and then further subdivided into subsections such …
Amazon / Readers Digest
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God almighty first planted a garden: and, indeed, it is the purest of human pleasures. --Sir Francis Bacon National surveys show that gardening has become the most popular, least exclusive hobby nationwide. From the balconies of Manhattan to the patios of Malibu to the backyards of Chicago, anybody with a few square feet of earth is doing their best to make their little corner of the world more gracious and beautiful. And the best thing is, you really don t have to be born with a green thumb to give …
Amazon / For Dummies
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Explore English horticultural style in 28 classic gardens in the care of Britain’s National Trust. From the grandeur of Ham House to the glory of Mottisfont Abbey, each one is a masterpiece of skillful planning and displays an astonishing array of gardening ideas. “Delightful.”—Country Life. …
Amazon / Weidenfeld & Nicolson
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This national award winning book was developed especially for Master Gardener volunteers and home gardeners and is a primary source for research-based information on gardening and landscaping successfully in North Carolina and the Southeast.A fundamental reference for any seasoned gardener, the North Carolina Extension Gardener Handbook is also written to appeal to beginners just getting their hands dirty. It explains the why and how basics of gardening from soils and composting to vegetable gardening …
Amazon / NC State Extension
Price: 50.28 $

The idea of companion planting has arisen in the gardening community in recent years as an extremely viable new take on how plants should situated, grown, and cultivated. Matching certain plants together and separating others, as outlined in studies such as the National Sustainable Agriculture Society s report on the subject that shows each crop with at least three companionable crops and as many as four incompatible crops. Whether you are planting Tomatoes and Onions or Carrots and Corn, the proper …

By bringing what H. Marc Cathey, president of the American Horticultural Society, has called a new wave of naturalism to America, James van Sweden and his partner, Wolfgang Oehme, have revolutionized American landscape design. Van Sweden and Oehme are internationally renowned for their public projects and private commissions: responsible for the Hudson River Park in New York City and several gardens of the U.S. National Arboretum in Washington, D.C., they have landscaped the properties of celebrity …
Amazon / Brand: Random House
Price: 39.59 $

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Life is just so much sweeter when experienced from a good deck or patio. Breezes, sunlight, the smells of the garden, birdsongs…just a few minutes in your own backyard can enliven the senses and rejuvenate the spirit. Meals become relaxed affairs. Food tastes better. Conversations are richer. Time eases its hectic demands and drifts by at a more congenial pace. Whether for a neighborhood barbeque or just a quiet afternoon with a paperback, decks and patios offer us the perfect space to kick back …
Amazon / Brand: For Dummies
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In this memoir one of the greatest plantsmen of the last century recalls the great gardens and gardeners that he knew, including such figures as Gertrude Jekyll, Edward Bowles, William Robinson and Vita Sackville-West. Born in 1909, Graham Stuart Thomas was a friend and adviser to hundreds of the most interesting of his gardening contemporaries, before becoming Garden Consultant to the National Trust. It is an exciting privilege to see his chosen gardens as he went round them with their owners and …
Amazon / Brand: Frances Lincoln
Price: 35.41 $

My Green Space: Indoor gardening made simple presents indoor gardening as an fun-filled and fulfilling activity that anyone can - and everyone should - engage in. Indoor gardening incorporates plants harmoniously within concrete living spaces. There are plenty of opportunities to grow plants within and around the home. From creating lush green walls that help purify the air to making terrarium gardens that serve as striking decorative pieces, the possibilities of indoor gardening are endless and …

Dubbed the Wonder of the North in 1732, the National Trust s Fountains Abbey and Studley Royal Estate (now a World Heritage Site) encompasses one of the largest, most magnificent and beautiful designed landscapes ever created. This richly illustrated volume charts the landscape s history from the first arrival of prehistoric hunters, via medieval monasticism, the Dissolution of the monasteries, eighteenth-century aestheticism and scandal, and the first ages of mass tourism, to the present day. At …
Amazon / Boydell Press
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This national title reveals the basics of gardening and the fundamentals needed for gardening success. Author Joe Lamp l, and Joe Gardener introduces us to the landscape challenges faced by all homeowners. Many gardeners attempt projects without clear direction, while others hesitate, feeling they need better resources to guide them. Joe Gardener can help! …
Amazon / Cool Springs Press
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The National Trust has the finest collection of gardens in the United Kingdom. In this book Stephen Lacey paints a vivid historical and horticultural picture of the individual gardens, placing them firmly within the context of gardening history in Britain. All the major periods and styles of garden design are represented, ranging from the formality of early gardens such as Hanbury Hall and Ham House, magnificent 18th-century landscapes like Stowe and Croome Park and the heady Victorian creations …
Amazon / imusti
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America’s best-selling annual publication is also the most beloved: Its name makes people smile and its contents tickle funny bones. A reference book that reads like a magazine, the Almanac is packed with facts, features, and fun that make every day special. The 2011 edition, which marks the publication’s 219th anniversary, will feature...?weather predictions for every day and climatic trends for each season, plus the science behind weather folklore? the most accurate astronomical data under …
Amazon / Yankee Pub
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Excerpt from Jottings of a Gentleman Gardener a Practical Guide to Flower, Gardening for Amateur Gardeners, to Which Is Added, Some Suggestions on Growing Food, Plants During the War Since this book was completed in October, 1916, the question of food production has become one of national importance, and it did not seem right to publish it without some reference to the culture of vegetables. The last two chapters have therefore been added to meet the special circumstances of the time. Although thirty …
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