Provides information on growing trees, perennials, annuals, grasses, herbs, and bulbs, features the basics of garden design, and talks about environmentally sound controls of pests and diseasesIt prepares a bed for years of healthy growth and is particularly valuable for perennial beds, where ita#39;s difficult to correct major soil problems after planting. Rototilling. ... You can create a special soil for particular plants, such as a peat bed for acid-lovers or a rocky bed for alpine plants. ... lay weed- suppressing clorh, available at garden-supply stores, under the new soil to discourage roots from invading.
|Title||:||Taylor's Master Guide to Gardening|
|Author||:||Frances Tenenbaum, Rita Buchanan, Roger Holmes|
|Publisher||:||Houghton Mifflin Harcourt - 2001-09-20|