Better Homes and Gardens: New Complete Guide to Gardening

Better Homes and Gardens: New Complete Guide to Gardening - Gardening Book

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Better Homes and Gardens:
New Complete Guide to Gardening

0696214571
600 pages; softcover

In this invaluable reference for both novice and experienced gardeners, readers find complete information on perennials, roses, bulbs, annuals, trees, fruits, vegetables, and more. Step-by-step illustrations show all the techniques critical to proper plant maintenance, and dozens of charts help readers decide which plants are best for certain situations. 750 photos, many in color.

Table of Contents

Ch. 1 Developing the Right Landscape Plan 6
Ch. 2 Solving Landscape Challenges 66
Ch. 3 Trees & Shrubs 120
Ch. 4 Vines & Groundcovers 234
Ch. 5 Roses 266
Ch. 6 Perennials, Ornamental Grasses, & Ferns 286
Ch. 7 Annuals 346
Ch. 8 Bulbs 380
Ch. 9 Fruit & Nuts 408
Ch. 10 Vegetables 446
Ch. 11 Herbs 492
Ch. 12 Soil Building, Planting, & Propagating 506
Ch. 13 Garden Tools & Maintenance 532
Ch. 14 Starting & Maintaining Lawns 560
Hardiness Zone and Frost Date Maps 574
Index 576

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