The new gardener's handbook : everything you need to know to grow a beautiful & bountiful garden—Beyers, Daryl, author.
From one of the experts at the New York Botanical Garden, this guide shares the science of good gardening in a design-forward, beginner-friendly way that will appeal to new gardeners everywhere.
239 pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm
Everything you need to know to grow a beautiful and bountiful garden
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Includes bibliographical references (pages 220-222) and index.
Preface: The science and art of gardening
Get gardening: Balancing the roots and shoots
Soil: Nourishing the roots
Plant selection: Matching plants to place
Germination: Starting plants from seeds
Planting and mulching: Establishing plants the right way
Watering and feeding: Balancing between nature and nurture
Making plants from plant parts
Pruning: The right cut in the right place at the right time
Weeds, pests, and diseases: Working with the bad, the good, and the ugly
Afterword: Gardening provides
Photo and illustration credits
Index.Link to PAC