Provides detailed, practical guidance on all aspects of organic gardening, covering the basics, design and structure, flowers, vegetables, fruit, and herbs.
Excerpt from The Complete Gardener Is concerned in bringing to notice the best of hardy ﬂowers, greenhouse ﬂowers. Evergreen and blossoming shrubs, fruits, and vegetables. And in telling how they are grown. Plants having strong claims upon the consideration of the gardener. Either for their use or their beauty, alone are admitted to the. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.
Der reich illustrierte Band behandelt die Grundlagen des biologischen Gärtners und und informiert über die Bereiche Blumen, Gemüse, Kräuter und Obst; mit zahlreichen Tipps.
Lavishly illustrated with more than 1,500 full-color photographs and artwork, this comprehensive guide to indoor and outdoor gardening shares advice of designing various types of gardens, selecting different types of plants, plant care, and more.
Whether you're a complete beginner or a keen gardener, there are always times when it helps to have a reliable expert at your side. In The Complete How to be a Gardener, Alan Titchmarsh draws on his extensive knowledge and experience to give you a comprehensive guide to becoming a successful gardener. Alan starts with the fundamentals, covering the absolute essentials that every gardener needs to know, including information on how plants work and what they need to survive, as well as where to begin if you're a first-time gardener. Each chapter includes practical advice and step-by-step techniques and projects, as well as information on garden maintenance and a host of Alan's favourite plants to help you in your selection. With its perfect balance of down-to-earth information and inspirational garden ideas, this complete paperback edition of How to be a Gardener gets to the very heart of gardening and provides a comprehensive reference manual for any garden owner.
Willison who grew up in Canada provides suggestions for monthly garden work in USDA zones 3-5, Canadian zones 3-6.
This comprehensive volume provides all the information and guidance amateur gardeners will need on how to design, plant and maintain a garden, whether it is an open site, a small town garden or a tiny urban patio. The sections include creating a garden, gardening under glass and the garden year.
A useful reference for those new to gardening, as well as those with greener thumbs, this manual offers techniques, inspiration and advice to create and maintain a garden of any size.
Filled with delightful vignettes and essential advice, a lavishly illustrated gardening book celebrates the beauty of these intriguing and practical plants, including caraway, chives, cress, mustard, sage, and poppy, and features such chapters as Selecting and Growing Herbs, Herbs to Blend and Brew, Herbs for Fragrance, and Gathering Wild Herbs. Simultaneous.
Perhaps it's because of the uncertainty that surrounds the safety of produce purchased in the grocery store these days. Perhaps it's because people are looking for fun, inexpensive hobbies to dive into. Or perhaps it's because there's nothing like the taste of fresh fruits and veggies grown in the backyard. But whatever the reason, readers need advice on gardening now more than ever before. And The Complete Idiot's Guide® to Vegetable Gardening is just the place to turn. In this book, expert authors Daria Price Bowman and Carl A. Price provide information on: Expert techniques for planning and plotting a gardenUnderstanding what's necessary for soil nourishmentPlanting seeds and seedlingsGrowing fruits, vegetables, berries, and moreCultivating medicinal and healing herbsRecognizing and preventing the most common plant diseasesIdentifying and eliminating weedsPruning and trimming plantsKnowing when to harvestDeciding whether to can, dry, or freeze A comprehensive, easy-to-read book, The Complete Idiot's Guide® to Vegetable Gardening is an excellent resource for anyone interested in growing fresh fruits, vegetables, and herbs.