Taylor's Guide to Growing North America's Favorite Plants

Taylor's Guide to Growing North America's Favorite Plants

Proven Perennials, Annuals, Flowering Trees, Shrubs, & Vines for Every Garden

Book - 1998
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With this major, oversized new book in the Taylor's series, gardeners need look no further for complete, sensible, and specific explanations of everything they need to know about growing a host of the most beloved plants. "Where can I get it?" "Which is the best cultivar for my garden?" "Should I fertilize it when I plant it?" "Do I cut it back after it flowers?" "Can I divide it?" To these and hundreds of other questions, readers will find practical answers and helpful, encouraging advice. Includes: directions for growing new plants from seeds, cuttings, division, and more, with specific instructions for the best method of propagating each species; ideas for how to use plants in the landscape and suggestions for suitable companion species; and a techniques glossary that gives step-by-step instructions for essential tasks such as planting, dividing, and propagating. The author takes the mystery out of selecting such plants as irises and daylilies, which come in a mind-boggling number of varieties, by describing the best choices for the reader's own garden.

Baker & Taylor
A comprehensive, informative, and richly illustrated guide to purchasing, growing, mending, and caring for many of the most popular plants of North America offers easy-to-follow instructions for propagating and cultivating various species.

& Taylor

Covers purchasing, growing, and caring for the most popular plants

Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin, 1998
ISBN: 9780395765357
Characteristics: x, 342 p. : col. ill., map ; 29 cm


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May 25, 2011

i was trying out gardening for the 1st time & this book helped me alot even for the seasoned gardener this book will do wonders to your plants.


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