The New York Occasions 1000 Gardening Questions and Solutions
2002 | ISBN: 0761119973, 0761128867 | English | 672 pages | EPUB + MOBI + PDF | 10 + 10 +17 MB
Authoritative, accessible, and interesting, here’s a new reference from The New York Occasions, a complete, almost 700-page bible of all of the backyard information that is match to print. Based mostly on "Gardeners Q&A." the enormously in style syndicated column, 1000 Gardening Questions and Solutions is sort of a passionate dialog between gardeners and gardening specialists. Each week readers from across the nation ship of their most vexing issues–the right way to divide perennials, prune raspberry canes, develop basil that basically tastes like basil, eliminate earwigs, discover long-lost sorts of flowers, hold honeysuckle beneath management–and each week, the authorities on the Occasions write a column filled with solutions.
Rigorously chosen, up to date, and expanded by Leslie Land, one of many column’s two authors, listed here are 1,000 Q&As that add as much as an off-the-cuff encyclopedia of gardening information. The guide covers flowers, timber, shrubs, the garden, greens, herbs, fruit, indoor crops, soil, pests, and troublemakers. It addresses issues and offers solutions to difficulties in each North American zone. Lots of of line drawings illustrate the ebook, offering botanical identification and demonstrating how-to gardening methods. As well as, sidebars all through provide supplemental info–"Dos and Don’ts of Deadheading," "Annuals that Beat the Warmth," "To Prune or To not Prune: The Clematis Query," "Air Layering," "Windowsill Bonsai"–plus quirky information, trivia, lore, and fable. It is massive, it is obtained heft, it is crammed to the brim with info. And it is so energetic, it reads like a novel–and belongs on each gardener’s potting bench and bedside desk.