The Garden Primer
The most comprehensive, entertaining, down-to-earth, one-volume gardening reference ever has been completely revised and updated. The new edition has gone 100% organic, which in Barbara Damrosch's hands also means completely accessible. It reflects the latest research on plants, soils, tools, and techniques. There is updated and expanded information on planning a garden, recommended plants, and best tools. Ecological issues are addressed much more extensively, covering lawn alternatives, the benefits of native species, wildlife-friendly gardens, and how to avoid harmful invasive species. More attention is paid to plants appropriate to the South, Southwest, and West Coast, while cold-climate gardeners are given detailed advice on how to extend the growing season. Simply put, the book is a richer and fuller compendium than ever before, with more text, more illustrations and garden plans, expanded plant lists, and gardener's resources. But Barbara Damrosch's core of practical, creative ideas and friendly style remain — she is still an "old-fashioned dirt gardener" at heart.
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 820 pp.
- Book dimensions: 6 x 9 in. (230 x 150 mm.)
- Images: b/w illustrations throughout
- ISBN-10: 0761122753
- ISBN-13: 9780761122753
- Product code: 12275
- Publisher: Workman Publishing
Want to see inside the book?View book preview.
This book is no longer available
Unfortunately, we don't have any copies of this book for sale.