Get Growing

Paperback | February 15, 2011

byFrankie Flowers

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Have you ever looked enviously at a neighbour’s gardenand wished you had a green thumb? Have you ever goneto the garden centre full of enthusiasm, only to find yourselfconfused and defeated? Have you ever wished that somehowgardening could just be, well, easy? If so, it’s time to Get Growing with Frankie Flowers. In 352 pages packed with inspiring yet instructional photos, Frankie coaches gardeners of all levels through the basics of getting a garden growing. Broken down into seasonal chapters that give the reader concise, clear instructions on what you need to do now and why, it provides a solid foundation for building a beautiful ornamental garden, a healthy, natural lawn and a bountiful vegetable garden. With tons of step-by-step detail—in words and photos -- this book includes everything from planning and planting to pruning and fine tuning. It’ll also help gardeners of all levels troubleshoot problems like weeds and slugs and rodents (oh my!). Gardening shouldn’t be complicated or overwhelming -- it should be fun. The secret is just to get outside and Get Growing!

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Have you ever looked enviously at a neighbour’s gardenand wished you had a green thumb? Have you ever goneto the garden centre full of enthusiasm, only to find yourselfconfused and defeated? Have you ever wished that somehowgardening could just be, well, easy? If so, it’s time to Get Growing with Frankie Flowers. In 352 pages packed wi...

FRANKIE FLOWERS (a.k.a. Frank Ferragine) is the author ofGet Growing, Canada’s #1 gardening book. He reaches more than one million Canadians each week as the gardening expert forBT Toronto,CityLineandCityTV News, and also writes columns forCanadian LivingandCanadian Gardening. His family business, Bradford Greenhouses, is one of Canada...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:352 pages, 8.75 × 6.35 × 1 inPublished:February 15, 2011Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1554688337

ISBN - 13:9781554688333

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Wonderful!! This was a birthday gift for my husband, an avid gardner. He LOVED it!! The pictures are beautiful and the commentary very clear and well written.
Date published: 2011-03-18