Step By Step Yard And Garden Basics

Author: Liz Ball
Publisher: Better Homes & Gardens Books
ISBN: 9780696212888
Size: 16.53 MB
Format: PDF
View: 5646
A complete guide to home garden and landscape design and maintenance explains how to create and care for a beautiful garden; includes advice on lawns, flowers, vines, edible plants, and trees and shrubs; offers step-by-step instructions for eighty garden projects; and features more than two hundred time-saving and weather-related tips. Original. 30,000 first printing.

Beginner Gardening Step By Step

Publisher: DK
ISBN: 9781465477002
Size: 44.73 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
View: 4127
Is your lawn full of weeds? Are your plants diseased? Is your flower bed forlorn? Do you long to create an outdoor space you can enjoy with friends--or even a garden you can show off with pride? This book shows you the basics you need to get your yard or green space under control and keep it that way, and gives you lots of garden ideas you can do yourself--all with photographic step-by-steps. From planting decorative climbers to growing your own fruits and vegetables, these easy steps will make a big difference in how your garden and landscape look and feel. Take the anxiety out of planting, potting, and pruning and enjoy your lush lawn, beautiful landscape, and bountiful garden.

Beginner S Illustrated Guide To Gardening

Author: Katie Elzer-Peters
ISBN: 1591865336
Size: 71.90 MB
Format: PDF, Mobi
View: 1138
Covers gardening and landscaping basics, with information on such topics as selecting flowers, trees, and shrubs; pruning and caring for trees; growing vegetables; and reading and understanding seed packets, plant labels, and climate zone maps.

Gardening Basics For Dummies

Author: Steven A. Frowine
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118050620
Size: 23.38 MB
Format: PDF
View: 682
You’re now officially out of excuses for not planting the garden of your dreams. Even if you’ve never sowed a seed nor pulled a weed, Gardening Basics For Dummies contains everything you need to know about flowers, beds, borders, trees, shrubs, and lawns to create your own private paradise. This friendly and informative guide also covers all of the tools and additives available to make gardening easier. You’ll discover: Clear definitions and descriptions of the different types of plants Tips on choosing the type of garden you want How to create a garden plan Easy-to-follow instructions for soil preparation Advice on planting, growing and caring for annuals and perennials Step-by-step plans for organic and edible gardens Plans for butterfly and children's gardens Packed with helpful tips on controlling pests safely, managing weeds, and correcting common gardening problems, Gardening for Dummies turns your brown thumb green in a hurry.

Gardening Basics For Canadians For Dummies

Author: Liz Primeau
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 0470677163
Size: 16.36 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
View: 1068
Gardening Basics For Canadians For Dummies has been revised to help the beginner gardener get started, providing all the information you'll need on flowers beds and borders, trees, shrubs, and lawns to landscape your property. It also includes step-by-step plans for organic and edible gardens, specific regional gardens, and butterfly and children's gardens. The book gives helpful tips controlling pests safely, managing weeds, and correcting common gardening problems. In addition, Gardening Basics For Canadians For Dummies also covers all the new tools and additives available to make gardening easier. With information about what plants grow best in our country's diverse regions, and helpful Canadian resources that help readers find everything they need to get gardening, this book is essential reading for any Canadian with a green thumb.

Free Range Chicken Gardens

Author: Jessi Bloom
Publisher: Timber Press
ISBN: 1604693835
Size: 30.69 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
View: 5917
Many gardeners fear chickens will peck away at their landscape, and chicken lovers often shy away from gardening for the same reason. But you can keep chickens and have a beautiful garden, too! In this essential handbook, award-winning garden designer Jessi Bloom offers step-by-step instructions for creating a beautiful and functional space and maintaining a happy, healthy flock. Free-Range Chicken Gardens covers everything a gardener needs to know, from the basics of chicken keeping and getting them acclimated to the garden, to how to create the perfect chicken-friendly garden design and build innovative coops.

Lawn Gone

Author: Pam Penick
Publisher: Ten Speed Press
ISBN: 1607743159
Size: 32.98 MB
Format: PDF, Docs
View: 6538
A colorful guide covering the basics of replacing a traditional lawn with a wide variety of easy-care, no-mow, drought-tolerant, money-saving options that will appeal to today's busy, eco-conscious homeowner. Americans pour 300 million gallons of gas and 1 billion hours every year into mowing their lawns, not to mention 70 million pounds of pesticides and $40 billion for lawn upkeep. No Wonder the anti-lawn movement is thriving, as today's eco-conscious consumers realize that their traditional lawns are water-hogging, chemical-ridden, maintenance-intensive burdens. Lawn Gone!, from award-winning gardening blogger Pam Penick, is the first basic introduction to low-water, easy-care lawn alternatives for beginning gardeners, written in a friendly style with an approachable package. It covers all the available time-saving options: alternative grasses, ground cover plants, artificial turf, hardscaping, mulch, and more. In addition, it includes step-by-step lawn-removal methods, strategies for dealing with neighbors and homeowner associations, and how to minimize your lawn if you're not ready to go all the way.

Raised Bed Gardening 101

Author: Kathy Burns-Millyard
Publisher: Electronic Perceptions
ISBN: 0985475625
Size: 56.49 MB
Format: PDF, Mobi
View: 6997
Gardening has become popular again. Even urban areas where there is just a small yard space, everyone wants to plant something. We're all busy with work, family and day-to-day activities however, and the thought of creating and maintaining a full-sized garden might be a bit daunting.& ;& ;Enter the raised garden bed. An easy way to get a beautiful, productive garden within a few short hours.& ;& ;This 89 page book is designed as an introduction for beginner gardeners. It briefly explains some gardening basics and provides you with various design ideas for your own raised garden beds. It then explains the basic, easy steps needed to create your own beds so that you can quickly get started. The last section of this book provides you with several garden bed design ideas, in case you're looking for inspiration.

Starter Vegetable Gardens

Author: Barbara Pleasant
Publisher: Storey Publishing
ISBN: 1603423672
Size: 40.69 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
View: 3915
Develop your green thumb as you learn to grow your own food. In this introductory guide to growing vegetables, Barbara Pleasant addresses common problems that first-time gardeners encounter. Using simple language and illustrated garden layouts, Pleasant shows you how to start, maintain, and eventually expand an organic vegetable garden in even the tiniest backyard. With handy tips on enriching soil, planting schedules, watering, fighting pests, and more, you’ll quickly discover how easy it is to enjoy your own homegrown vegetables.

Backyard Pharmacy

Author: Elizabeth Millard
ISBN: 1591865964
Size: 69.39 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
View: 7672
Richly illustrated with 200 photographs, Backyard Pharmacy not only includes photography of the plants, but also images demonstrating key elements to the step-by-step preparation, harvest, and storage methods to get the best results from your gardening efforts.