First-time GardenerBook - 2006
Kim Wilde's new book will help every budding gardener make a successful start. She begins with a look at the basic elements: soil, climate, aspect, and light. She then shows you how to plan a garden, selecting a style that's right for you. The next step is "hardscaping": essentials like boundaries, paths, patios, and seating. Then comes the fun part: the plants! Selecting her personal favorites, Kim teaches you the secrets of good planting, with advice on how to combine plants according to shape, color, and texture, and how to create container displays for year-round color. Packed with color photos,First-time Gardeneris complete with an extensive section on gardening techniques that takes you step-by-step through planting, sowing, seeding, and pruning.
Publisher: London : Collins, 2006.
Branch Call Number: 635
Characteristics: 223 p. : col. ill. ; 26 cm.