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Yard & Garden Basics

Yard & Garden Basics

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Published by Meredith Books .
Written in English


The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages324
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL11184263M
ISBN 100696228408
ISBN 109780696228407
OCLC/WorldCa63121274

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Yard & Garden Basics Hardcover See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price Yard & Garden Basics book from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" — $ $ Hardcover from $ Format: Hardcover. The Yard & Garden Basics provides step-by-step directions on many yard and garden projects.

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DK has put together an illustrated guide for beginning your own garden. It takes a step-by-step Yard & Garden Basics book to the basics, helped along by lots of photographs and Yard & Garden Basics book point summaries.

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The Garden Primer by Yard & Garden Basics book Damrosch But we want to know which gardening books you think are best for beginners. If someone has never had the opportunity to grow a garden, what books would. A good-size beginner vegetable garden is about 16x10 feet and features crops that are easy Yard & Garden Basics book grow.

A plot this size, Yard & Garden Basics book on the vegetables suggested further down this page, can feed a family of four for one summer, with a little leftover for canning.

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Simple Cedar Garden Boxes. About the Book Author Ann Whitman is the author of the first edition of Organic Gardening For Dummies. Suzanne DeJohn is an editor with the National Gardening Association, the leading garden-based educational nonprofit organization in the U.S.

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(There are also at-home testing kits available at Lowes, Home Depot, or any gardening store.)The results will tell you how acidic or alkaline your soil is, which affects how plants absorb nutrients. A good size for a beginner’s vegetable garden is 10x10 feet, about the size of a small bedroom.

Keep it simple. Select up to five types of vegetables to grow, and plant a few of each type. You’ll get plenty of fresh produce for your summer meals, and it will be easy to keep up with the chores. Flower beds bursting with a variety of textures and colors adds interest to this rustic barn-turned-guest house, while hanging flower pots anchor the porch.

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Order can be obtained through symmetry, as in a formal garden, through repetition of plants or colors, or through balancing bold or bright features with a complementary weight of fine texture or muted features (generally in a 1/3 bold to 2/3 fine ratio).

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In my own garden, I remember laying out an arbor, with its posts 10 feet high, and listening to trusted friends. Within the garden beds, place plants in rows or a grid pattern. The goal is minimize walkways and maximize growing space. You only add fertilizer and soil amendments to the planting area, which saves time and money.

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