The First-time Gardener: Growing Plants And Flowers: All The Know-how You Need To Plant And Tend Outdoor Areas Using Eco-friendly Methods

February 9, 2021|
The First-time Gardener: Growing Plants And Flowers: All The Know-how You Need To Plant And Tend Outdoor Areas Using Eco-friendly Methods by Sean McManus
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There are no stupid questions here. Everyone has to start somewhere, after all. InTheFirst-Time Gardener''s Guide to Growing Plants and Flowers,Sean and Allison McManus, the gardening pros behind the popular website and podcast Spoken Garden, answer all of your questions and more.Caring for outdoor plantings</STRONG>can be intimidating, especially if the process is completely new to you. Before running to the hardware store to stock up on plastic bags of mulch and tools you don''t really need, arm yourself withthe know-how to plant and tend outdoor areas correctly and safely. Doing so saves you time, money, and energy—and helps make the process a whole lot more fun!easy-to-follow beginner gardening guide, you''ll learn:
  • Tips forselecting the best plants and flowersfor your growing conditions
  • Thebest planting techniquesfor different types of plants
  • How to mulch trees, shrubs, and garden bedscorrectly
  • Pruning dos and don''tsfor common garden plants
  • Ways tokeep weeds out of outdoor areas—without using synthetic herbicides
  • How torecognize and manage different pestsand diseases naturally
  • Insider tipson everything from the difference between annuals and perennials to choosing the best organic fertilizer
  • Plus, you''ll findtime-management adviceandtips for effective, resource-conscious gardening
You will close the book not only knowinghow to care for your home''s outdoor plantingsusing earth-friendly methods, but also knowingthe satisfaction of a beautiful, all-natural landscape.The First-Time Gardener''s Guides seriesfrom Cool Springs Press, which also includes <I>The </I><I>First-Time Gardener''s Guide to Growing Vegetables</I>. Each book in The First-Time Gardener''s Guides series is aimed at beginner gardeners and offers clear, fact-based information that''s presented in a friendly and accessible way, including step-by-step instructions and full-color illustrations throughout.
Sean McManusgrew up working on his family''s rhododendron farm in Washington State. This early training sparked his lifelong passion for horticulture, which he pursued through two degrees at Washington State University, including a Master''s in Environmental Horticulture as well as other horticulture, landscaping, and gardening-related...
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Title:The First-time Gardener: Growing Plants And Flowers: All The Know-how You Need To Plant And Tend Outdoor Areas Using Eco-friendly Methods
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:176 pages, 8.75 X 6.35 X 0.68 in
Shipping dimensions:176 pages, 8.75 X 6.35 X 0.68 in
Published:February 9, 2021
Publisher:Cool Springs Press
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9780760368749

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