You’re now officially out of excuses for not planting the garden of your dreams. Even if you’ve never sowed a seed nor pulled a weed, Gardening Basics For Dummies contains everything you need to know about flowers, beds, borders, trees, shrubs, and lawns to create your own private paradise. This friendly and informative guide also covers all of the tools and additives available to make gardening easier. You’ll discover: Clear definitions and descriptions of the different types of plantsTips on choosing the type of garden you wantHow to create a garden planEasy-to-follow instructions for soil preparationAdvice on planting, growing and caring for annuals and perennialsStep-by-step plans for organic and edible gardensPlans for butterfly and children’s gardens
Packed with helpful tips on controlling pests safely, managing weeds, and correcting common gardening problems, Gardening for Dummies turns your brown thumb green in a hurry.