Steven A. Frowine is a professional horticulturalist who grows more than 200 orchids in his Connecticut home.
With some basic knowledge, the right tools, and a little work, anyone can transform a boring old yard into a beautiful garden. This friendly guide tells you how. From improving your soil to selecting plants and caring for them, you get just the information you need to start playing in the dirt.
Open the book and find:The differences between annuals and perennials and how to care for each
How to feed, water, and mulch plants
The best ways to plant and maintain healthy vegetables
Successful ways to start a garden from seeds
Don't know your Hosta undulata from your Bellis perennis? Leaf through this fun and easy reference to learn all about gardening! First, find your gardening style and plan the garden you want while staying within a budget, then check out explanations of all those mysterious zones. Still curious? Grab all the right gear and pick out the right plants for you. You'll be growing your own annuals, perennials, and vegetables before you can say Lychnis coronaria!
Open the book and find:
Guidance on planning your garden
Explanations of hardiness and frost zones
Descriptions of proper gear
The differences between annuals and perennials
Tips for growing vegetables
Information on what you need to keep your plants happy