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Packed with fun and useful tips to help you plan your garden!
Create the garden of your dreams with the right plants and equipment
Want a green thumb? This handy guide gives beginning gardeners tips, plans, and insider know–how for getting started with flower beds, borders, vegetables, trees, shrubs, lawns, and more. Packed with step–by–step advice, illustrations, resources, and suggested plantings, this friendly guide covers all the tools that make gardening today easier than ever before!
THE DUMMIES WAY®
Explanations in plain English
"Get in, get out" information
Icons and other navigational aids
Online cheat sheet
Top ten lists
A dash of humor and fun
Discover how to:
Pick the best plants for your climate
Plan and prep your garden
Keep your plants healthy
Use compost, fertilizer, and safe pesticides
Troubleshoot common problems
Locate garden supplies
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About the Author
Steven A. Frowine is a noted professional horticulturist and a longtime avid gardener and communicator. The National Gardening Association is the leading garden–based educational nonprofit in the USA. Visit www.garden.org.