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This virtual library of practical and unusual gardening information provides resources for plant societies, botanic gardens, and arboreta, weather prediction tables, even calendars based on ancient Celtic and Chinese growing seasons. More than merely a compendium of the unusual, the book contains up-to-date sections on garden design, planting and propagation, watering, fertilization, and more. 50 line drawings.
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Under the editorial supervision of Horticulture magazine, Halpin has created a reference book on growing, propagating, and caring for plants. The beginning gardener will find general explanations on everything from soil chemistry to the specific uses of various plants. Lists are interspersed with short, clearly explained techniques for care and maintenance, making it perfect for quick thumb-throughs.Review:
... the first books a gardener needs are general ... Horticulture Gardener's Desk Reference ... fits the bill perfectly. -- The New York Times, Dora Galitzki
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Book Description Macmillan General* Reference, Gardening, 1996. Hardcover. Condition: New. Dust Jacket Condition: New. First Printing. All orders ship with in 24 hours except Sundays & Holidays, with a tracking #. Items ship from the US. International orders may take longer for you to receive because of customs. Contact us if you have more questions before your purchase we will get back to you within 24 hours. ; 9.20 X 7.70 X 1.80 inches. Seller Inventory # 21001
Book Description Macmillan General* Reference, 1996. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M0876603975