Gardening all-in-one for dummies / by the editors at the National Gardening Association and Bob Beckstrom ... [et al.]. - New York : Wiley Pub., c2003. - xxvi, 718 p. : ill. (some col.), col. map ; 24 cm. - For dummies .

Introduction -- BOOK I: GARDENING BASICS: Getting your garden off the ground -- Zoning out in your climate -- Digging up the dirt in your soil -- Balancing your garden's diet -- Pruning from limb to limb -- Tooling around the garden -- Avoiding plague, famine, and pestilence in the garden -- BOOK II: GARDEN DESIGN: Plotting your landscape design -- Building your landscape -- Containering your excitement -- Lawn(ging) around -- Tree-ting yourself to shrubbery -- BOOK III: ROSES: Everything's coming up roses -- Flowers that smell sweet as a rose -- A rose by any other name -- Rose, Rose, come to stay; plant you in the garden today -- We beg to parden, we do promise you a rose garden -- BOOK IV: PERENNIALS: Perennials nonstop -- Perennials in any kind of weather -- Perennials to buy, grow, and plant -- Perennial care and cleaning -- Perennially digging: special features for your flower bed -- BOOK V: ANNUALS: Shining the sunlight on annuals -- Pickin' out annuals; puttin' em in your garden -- Raising your annuals right -- Singing the annual alphabet song -- BOOK VI: BULBS: A bulb's life -- Take care, little bulb -- A bulb for every garden -- A bulb for every season -- BOOK VII: VEGETABLES AND HERBS: Visualizing veggie vineyards -- Vegetating the day away -- Growing, growing, grown! -- Getting down to the herb of the matter -- Taking care of herbness, every day -- Cataloging herbs.

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