Gardener's Problem Solver
Hundreds of Answers to your Gardening DilemmasBook - 2004
Problems are as much a part of gardening as soil, sun, and worms. From difficult sites to impossible soils, from ravaging pests to plants with mysterious ailments, all gardeners face occasional problems. This book can help you solve them. Like a good friend who discusses a gardening challenge with you, it gives you many solutions to the same problem. Some answers turn the problem into an asset, many are inexpensive and simple to apply, all of them are environmentally friendly. The Gardener's Problem Solver helps you solve 80 gardening problems that plague us all. Does your garden lie in the shade most of the day? Try creating reflective surfaces; planting spring bloomers; pruning nearby trees; brightening dark areas with whites, grays, and pastels; or planting shade-loving plants -- dozens of which are listed for your convenience. Is your lawn unattractive? Think about leveling small hollows, repairing ragged edges, and fixing bare patches -- small changes that all do wonders for your lawn's appearance. Along with symbols that denote the cost, time commitment, and difficulty of each solution, you'll find step-by-step instructions complete with helpful illustrations and lists of plants that will prosper in any environment you may have. Whatever your garden problem, you're sure to find the solution that's right for you. Book jacket.
Publisher: Pleasantville, NY : Reader's Digest, 2004.
Call Number: 635.9 SMITH
Characteristics: p. ; cm.
Subjects: Landscape gardening -- Pictorial works.