Get Growing

Get Growing

An Everyday Guide to High-impact, Low-fuss Gardens

Book - 2010
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Have you ever looked enviously at a neighbour's gardenand wished you had a green thumb? Have you ever goneto the garden centre full of enthusiasm, only to find yourselfconfused and defeated? Have you ever wished that somehowgardening could just be, well, easy? If so, it's time to Get Growing with Frankie Flowers. In 352 pages packed with inspiring yet instructional photos, Frankie coaches gardeners of all levels through the basics of getting a garden growing. Broken down into seasonal chapters that give the reader concise, clear instructions on what you need to do now and why, it provides a solid foundation for building a beautiful ornamental garden, a healthy, natural lawn and a bountiful vegetable garden. With tons of step-by-step detail--in words and photos -- this book includes everything from planning and planting to pruning and fine tuning. It'll also help gardeners of all levels troubleshoot problems like weeds and slugs and rodents (oh my!). Gardening shouldn't be complicated or overwhelming -- it should be fun. The secret is just to get outside and Get Growing!

Publisher: Toronto : HarperCollins Canada, c2010
ISBN: 9781554688333
Characteristics: 339 p. : col. ill

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CatherineG_1 Apr 02, 2016

Well known t.v. personality Frank Ferigini's book takes you through the gardening year. As a long time gardener, I found Frank's tips most helpful especially the one about remembering where your bulbs are planted. Great book for the novice or experienced gardener. Also check out our Seed Library at Cornell and Milliken Mills Libraries. You can get free seeds!

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