Bookshelf: Garden Design:

Beginner's Guide to Gardening
Create a Beautiful Yard from the Ground Up
Starting a garden can be daunting, especially for the beginner. Everything from preparing the soil, to choosing the appropriate plants, to preparing for the season at the proper time--and the hundreds of other details that make gardening a challenging and satisfying hobby. But first-time gardeners take heart. Your green thumb is guaranteed.

Here is the only book you'll ever need to become a whiz at planting with every kind of flower, tree, fruit, or vegetable. Create the garden or yard that is right for you in no time at all with this down-to-earth, high-quality, all-inclusive handbook.

Designed to be clear and helpful, this step-by-step comprehensive guide includes everything the beginner will need to start a garden.

Full descriptions of almost every plant and tree available

Simple explanations of every stage in the creation of a successful garden

Over 400 beautiful, full-color illustrations of plants, flowers, and planting techniques

Information on greenhouse growing, rock gardens, and windowbox or container gardening

Helpful hints on pest control, weeds, and common diseases

A full schedule on how to prepare for every season of the year

Troubleshooting, full glossary, and much more!

Whether it's a simple flower bed, an Asian-style rock garden, a new landscape for your yard or a healthy vegetable garden, BEGINNER'S GUIDE TO GARDENING is the one book that the first-time gardener can rely on to achieve the best results.

ISBN : 0762104988
Publisher : Reader's Digest
Available in Hardcover
Number of Pages : 256

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