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Book
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Publisher, Date:
Minneapolis, MN : Cool Springs Press, 2013.
Description:
240 p. ; 26 cm
Summary:
"Take the guesswork out of picking the best plants for your Georgia garden. Do you ever wish you had a neighbor who could teach you about the best plants for your backyard? Wouldn't that be great? Well, guess what, you do! Authors Erica Glasener and Walter Reeves are just like a couple of friendly next-door neighbors who use their years of experience to teach you which plants are the best for Georgia gardens. Whether you're a beginning gardener, new to Georgia, or an old hand who's looking for some new ideas, this is the book for you. 'Georgia Getting Started Garden Guide' features: 174 plant recommendations--chosen just for Georgia gardeners for their ease of growing and maintenance and for the beauty they offer--Every plant type--from flowers and tropicals to trees and shrubs, and everything in between--Design tips to help you add color and beauty to your garden--Advice on planting, growing, and care (including pest control)--A large color photograph of each plant so you can take this book with you when you shop! Before you buy another plant and cross your fingers, hoping that it works in your garden, get your copy of 'Georgia Getting Started Garden Guide.' You'll be glad you did."--P. [4] of cover.
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Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents:
Introduction: Welcome to gardening in Georgia -- How to use Georgia getting started garden guide -- USDA hardiness zone map -- Annuals -- Bulbs -- Ferns & groundcovers -- Ornamental grasses -- Perennials -- Roses -- Shrubs -- Trees -- Turfgrasses -- Vines -- Georgia public gardens -- Georgia Extension Service.
LCCN:
2013021176
ISBN:
9781591865711
1591865719
Other Number:
827257193
Library System Availability:
12
Current Holds:
0
# Local branch items:
12
Control Number:
181930
Call Number:
635.9 GLASENER
Course Reserves:
0
# Local branch items in:
2
# Library system items in:
2
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Author Notes
Erica Glasener is a horticulturist, author, lecturer, and award-winning host of HGTV's A Gardener's Diary for fourteen years. As host of this popular TV show, Erica introduced her audience to gardeners, horticulture professionals, specialty plant growers, landscape architects, and more from across the country. In 2011, she received a Garden Media Award from the Perennial Plant Association for her promotion of perennials through writing and lectures. Currently Erica provides online content for the Southern Living Plant Collection and for Fiskars, where she is a garden expert. She also writes a bimonthly blog for Gibbs Gardens, located in Ball Ground, Georgia. Erica is the original co-author of the Georgia Getting Started Garden Guide (Cool Springs Press).
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<p> Gardening is now the favorite leisure pastime inAmerica. Homeowners are realizing the health benefits derived from gardening and the increase in their home's property value. This book contains easy-to-use advice on the top landscape plant choices. It also recommends specific varieties, and provides advice on how to plant, how to grow and how to care for the best plants. </p>
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