New England Gardener's Handbook is written by popular gardening experts who include their collective wisdom in one complete guide for New England gardeners. In addition to the hundreds of hardy plants in eleven different plant categories, there are monthly to-do calendars assisting gardeners with the proper care and timing for everything from planting to pruning. Full-color photos for each plant and helpful illustrations and charts make this an easy-to-use resource for all New England gardeners with expert advice for home gardeners in Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and Vermont.
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Are you thinking about growing vegetables?Are you curious about what's bugging your roses?Are you trying to have a beautiful garden with less water? New England Gardener's Handbook All You Need to Know to Plan, Plant & Maintain a New England Garden The one-stop answer book for all your New England gardening questions New England Gardener's Handbook combines the wisdom of multiple gardening experts into one affordable, easy-to-use volume. The authors have filled this resource with only the must-know gardening information for your New England gardening success! Featuring... - Eleven popular plant categories, including perennials and conifers- Water-wise plant selections, native plants, and fruit and vegetable gardening for New England- Twelve months of around-the-garden maintenance advice for each of the plant categories - More than 300 full-color plant profiles with helpful icons for sun and shade- Information on low-water gardening and sustainable gardening practices- Problem solving, pest and disease, and plant care information- How to prune shrubs and roses--and so much more