Just Ask Wim!: Down-to-Earth Gardening Answers by Wim Vander ZalmJust Ask Wim!: Down-to-Earth Gardening Answers by Wim Vander Zalm

Just Ask Wim!: Down-to-Earth Gardening Answers

byWim Vander Zalm

Paperback | March 28, 2013

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What vegetables can I plant as winter crops? How can I avoid bitter bolting lettuce? When is the best time to cut back rhodos? How do I overwinter my geraniums and fuchsias? What fastgrowing evergreen hedge will work for my narrow urban yard? How late can I plant spring-flowering bulbs? What should I do about the chafer infestation that is destroying my lawn? Why aren't my berries bigger? What fruits and vegetables grow best in patio pots?

These are just a few of the burning questions that renowned gardening expert Wim Vander Zalm answers again and again as owner of two Art Knapp Plantland garden centres and a long-time regular on CKNW's The Bill Good Show.

Just Ask Wim! covers horticultural concerns about all kinds of plants: vegetables, fruits and berries, herbs, annuals and perennials, shrubs, trees, hedges and vines, plus how to grow a healthy lawn organically . . . or replace the troublesome turf with one of many other groundcover options. Wim also shares organic pest and weed management ideas, common-sense pruning tips, fertilization and soil-building advice, plus his often-requested mulch recipe.

Friendly, funny and always down to earth, Wim is the guy to ask whenever there is a need to know about how to make the most of any garden--urban or otherwise. In addition, his comprehensive Get It Done! checklist takes the reader right through the year, month by month, pinpointing just what to do and when for a stress-free, successful gardening experience.

About The Author

Wim Vander Zalm is a frequent guest on Studio 4 with Fanny Kiefer on Shaw Cable TV, host for fifteen years of CKNW's GardenTalk program and Q&A columnist for a decade for GardenWise and BC Home & Garden magazines, He is known to many as the "plantdoctor" and has gardeners everywhere turning to his web column, "Ask Wim." He lives in Por...

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Title:Just Ask Wim!: Down-to-Earth Gardening AnswersFormat:PaperbackDimensions:256 pages, 9.5 × 7.5 × 0.6 inPublished:March 28, 2013Publisher:HARBOUR PUBLISHINGLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1550175874

ISBN - 13:9781550175875

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