How To Grow Practically Everything, 1st Edition

  • Zia Allaway
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  • ISBN-10: 0756670012
  • ISBN-13: 9780756670016
  • DDC: 635
  • Grade Level Range: 4th Grade - 6th Grade
  • 448 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2010 | Published/Released November 2011
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2010

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Overview

Each of its 200-plus projects, on subjects as diverse as planting spring bulbs to growing Thai herbs and spices, shows you exactly what is required: the materials, the ideal site, the time it takes, as well as aftercare and handy tips.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Frontispiece.
Foreword.
Contents.
1: Gardening Basics.
2: Identifying Plant Types.
3: How Plants Grow.
4: Understanding Soil.
5: Choosing a Style.
6: Planning Your Planting.
7: Get Ready to Plant.
8: Essential tools.
9: Seasonal Planner.
10: Beautiful Beds.
11: Create a New Border.
12: Build a Decorative Edge.
13: First Flush of Spring.
14: Plant a Shady Border.
15: Spring Bulbs.
16: Plant a Bed of Spring Bulbs.
17: Seasonal Pastels.
18: Grow Acid-Lovers.
19: Fiery Border.
20: Delicious Scents.
21: Fragrant Combination.
22: Grassy Border.
23: Make a Family Garden.
24: Make a Shady Rockery.
25: Dry Shade Solutions.
26: Tropical Retreat.
27: Plant Bare-Root Bamboo.
28: Sow an Annual Border.
29: Cottage Dream.
30: Cottage Garden Plants.
31: Prairie Partners.
32: Flowers for Cutting and Drying.
33: Textured Edge.
34: Lay a Gravel Bed.
35: Mediterranean-Style Plants.
36: Plant by a Hedge.
37: Create an Easy-Care Border.
38: Creative Cubes.
39: Plant Dahlia Tubers.
40: Dramatic Dahlias.
41: Contemporary Urban Mix.
42: Plant a Modern Rose Garden.
43: Autumn Impressions.
44: Jewel-Like Berries.
45: Trim a Simple Topiary.
46: Vibrant Winter Border.
47: Creative Containers.
48: Choosing Containers.
49: Create a Spring Medley.
50: Sow Easy Summer Seeds.
51: Plant up the Pots.
52: Foolproof Seeds.
53: Plant a Pot of Wallflowers.
54: Sow Grasses from Seed.
55: Sculptural Spikes.
56: Pot Up Climbers in Containers.
57: Grow Plants from Plugs.
58: Shade-Loving Container Plants.
59: Plant Pots of Perfume.
60: Make Cottage-Style Containers.
61: Inside Out.
62: Plant a Summer Basket.
63: Summer Basket Choices.
64: Make Containers from Cast-Offs.
65: Use Tiny But Tough Succulents.
66: Plant Up Patio Roses.
67: Create a Modern Patio Mix.
68: Contemporary Containers.
69: Eastern Promise.
70: Style Emerald Topiary.
71: Autumn Stars.
72: Create a Year-Round Shrub Display.
73: Shrubs for Pots.
74: Tiered Courtyard.
75: Plant a Winter Hanging Basket.
76: Keep a Tree for Life.
77: Luscious Leaves.
78: Create a Winter Windowbox.
79: Plants for Winter Patios.
80: Cool Combinations.
81: Create a Table-Top Display.
82: Up on the Roof.
83: Braid a Bay Tree.
84: Structural Features.
85: Choosing a Tree.
86: How to Plant a Tree.
87: Grow a Sculptural Fern.
88: Multi-Stemmed Trees.
89: Trees for Small Spaces.
90: Golden Arch.
91: Grow Trees from Seeds.
92: Blossoming Beauties.
93: Plant an Informal Hedge.
94: Hedging Plants.
95: Plant a Formal Hedge.
96: Create a Lavender Hedge.
97: Make a Wall of Fiery Geraniums.
98: Create a Checkerboard.
99: Plants for Crevices.
100: Turf a Lawn.
101: Seed a Lawn.
102: Carpets of Color.
103: Plant a Climber.
104: Clematis for All Seasons.
105: Make an Obelisk for Climbers.
106: Plant a Clematis.
107: Decorative Vines.
108: Make a Rose Arch.
109: Climbers for Arches.
110: Perfumed Pendants.
111: Grow Scented Sweet Peas.
112: Striking Stems.
113: Weave a Living Willow Screen.
114: Plant a Wall of Berries.
115: Decorative Catkins.
116: Cover Up for Winter.
117: Elegant Standards.
118: Choosing Conifers.
119: All-Season Color.
120: Fruit and Vegetables.
121: Grow a Row of Beans.
122: Pot up a Productive Patio.
123: Grow a Crop of Potatoes.
124: Build a Timber Raised Bed.
125: Roots for Raised Beds.
126: Raised Bed Options.
127: Plant Up Productive Pots.
128: Enjoy Some Easy Greens.
129: Winter Pickings.
130: Grow Year-Round Salads.
131: Edible Flowers.
132: Grow Tasty Bulbs.
133: Bag up Some Tomatoes.
134: Sow Peas and Pods.
135: Grow Sweet Squash.
136: Squash and Pumpkins.
137: Heat up Your Windowsill.
138: Grow Fabulous Mushrooms.
139: Unwrap Tender Treats.
140: Make a Box of Herbs and Leaves.
141: Sow a Bowl of Salad.
142: Salad Leaves.
143: Pot up Delicious Strawberries.
144: Make Space for Autumn Berries.
145: Grow Super Fruit.
146: Plant Fruit in a Small Space.
147: Fruit for Large Containers.
148: Plant Tasty Tart Fruit.
149: Grow Thai Herbs and Spices.
150: Grow Citrus Fruit.
151: Grow Nuts.
152: Create a Parterre.
153: Essential Kitchen Herbs.
154: Grow a Basket of Crops.
155: Herb Circle.
156: Enjoy Southern Fruits.
157: Train Fruit Trees.
158: Plant a Tiny Orchard.
159: Wildlife Gardening.
160: Make a Wildlife Pond.
161: Plant up Your Water Feature.
162: Design a Fishpond.
163: Create a Beautiful Bog Garden.
164: Striking Bog Plants.
165: Plant up Boggy Pots.
166: Create a Lush Stream-Side.
167: Make a Home for Frogs.
168: Miniature Monet.
169: Lilies for a Small Pond.
170: Make a Bubble Fountain.
171: Plant Trees for Wildlife.
172: Sow a Flower Meadow.
173: A feast for Bees.
174: Plants to Attract Insects.
175: Wildlife Wall.
176: Install a Green Roof.
177: Composting Essentials.
178: Rake up a Leafy Conditioner.
179: Homes for Birds and Bees.
180: Plants for Your Home.
181: Dramatic Amaryllis.
182: Mix and Match a Display.
183: Hang a Basket Indoors.
184: Spectacular Orchids.
185: Grow Exotic Orchids.
186: Display Stunning Orchids.
187: Force Bulbs for Winter.
188: Plants for Focal Points.
189: Shade-Loving Houseplants.
190: Add Flower Power to Your Home.
191: Bathroom Oasis.
192: Create a Desert Bowl.
193: Desert Dwellers.
194: Perfect Presents.