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The Calgary Gardener , Volume Two - Beyond the Basics

Leatherbarrow, Liesbeth and Reynolds, Lesley

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ISBN 10: 1894004000 / ISBN 13: 9781894004008
Published by Fifth House, Calgary, 1998
Used Condition: Near Fine Soft cover
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The two authors with the co-operation of the Calgary Horticultural Society undertake such topics as Heirloom Gardening, pruning, tools, Nursery Beds, Formal Ponds and chinooks - in this 232 page volume. Includes Notes, Index, and References. TEXT assisted by colour photographs and b/w drawings and some tabular data. LEARN more about : Clematis tangutica, monkshood, The Three Sisters, seed-heads, Siberian Squill, Reader Rock Gardens, bogbean, frost-line, and mulches. Cond : Paper wrapper is dark green with cream decoration. Lettering is cream or burgundy. Front cover graphic is a Maureen Ireton colour photo of the interplay of roses, bricks, pots, and foliage. Cond : Colours bright, binding tight. Corners and edges sharp. Very light soiling. Spine fine, volume square. No names, marks, creases, nor tears. Good winter reading !! Quote (p.105) : " As with insect pests, it is wise to have a small amount of tolerance for weed pests and avoid incautious spraying with herbicides harmful to people, animals, and desirable plants. Total weed eradication is . .". Bookseller Inventory # 005487

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Title: The Calgary Gardener , Volume Two - Beyond ...

Publisher: Fifth House, Calgary

Publication Date: 1998

Binding: Soft cover

Illustrator: Colour Photographs

Book Condition:Near Fine

Edition: First Edition

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The Calgary Gardener, Volume Two: Beyond the Basics was written in response to genuine enthusiasm expressed by local gardeners for more information on successful garden design, planting, and maintenance. This "next step" is full of new gardening details, how-to's, historical anecdotes, and helpful plant lists for both beginner and advanced gardeners. The Calgary Gardener provided the basics, Volume Two: Beyond the Basics expands on those successful concepts and takes gardeners into new gardening territory. Ideas for designing and planting gardens that evoke the senses, excite the imagination, and are beautiful and practical extensions of a home's living space are presented here.

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Liesbeth Leatherbarrow and Lesley Reynolds with the Calgary Horticultural Society.

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