Garden Wisdom and Know-How (Paperback)

Everything You Need to Know to Plant, Grow, and Harvest (Wisdom & Know-How)

By Editors of Rodale Books, Judy Pray (Compiled by)

Black Dog & Leventhal, 9781579128371, 496pp.

Publication Date: March 3, 2010

List Price: 19.99*
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This complete home reference for everything you need to know about gardening--from soil and fertilizers to planting and landscaping--is now available in a convenient, compact size.

Garden Wisdom & Know-How is a large-scale practical guide to planting and maintaining a garden, indoors or out. The chapters are organized by topic-garden techniques and tricks, the flower garden, the edible garden, container gardening, garden design and landscaping, attracting wildlife, and so on-and packed with information. Readers will discover tips and techniques for maintaining a garden year-round; harvesting herbs; designing by bloom season; turning garden refuse into garden rewards; building teepees, trellises, and other plant supports; and much more.

About the Author

Rodale publishes award-winning, best-selling titles on gardening, health, wellness, fitness, food, nutrition, inspiration/spirituality, and the environment. Some of their best-known gardening books include Rodale's Ultimate Encyclopedia of Organic Gardening, Your Backyard Herb Garden, The Complete Compost Gardening Guide, The Garden Primer, and dozens more.