Guides readers on growing a vegetable, fruit, and herb garden in less than three square feet of soil and provides tips on choosing the right plants, companion planting, vertical gardening, and handling common garden pests.
Presents a comprehensive guide to creating a shade garden with emphasis on the adjustments necessary for a changing climate, offering advice on such subjects as sustainable watering, container gardening, and dealing with foraging animals.
Recommends plants that grow well in different sunny or shady locations, as well as those best suited for different styles of gardens and for each season and those noted for color, scent, shape, texture, or special conditions.
Provides guidelines and instructions on creating and maintaining a garden as small as sixteen square feet, and includes information on heirloom vegetable varieties, organic gardening, sustainable gardening, and increasing vegetable yield.
A follow-up to Straw Bale Gardens, which introduced a revolutionary new way to grow vegetables anywhere with no weeding, contains all-new advice and photos on such subjects as growing in a tight urban setting and making your straw bale garden completely organic. Original.
Book annotation not available for this title.Title: Botany for GardenersAuthor: Capon, BrianPublisher: Workman Pub CoPublication Date: 2010/05/21Number of Pages: 268Binding Type: PAPERBACKLibrary of Congress: 2009051602