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The New Gardener's Handbook : Everything You Need to Know to Grow a Beautiful and Bountiful Garden

by Daryl Beyers Author

Do you love plants but are intimadated by the act of gardening? Think you have a black thumb? Every new gardener has to start somewhere. Well, never fear! Every gardener has to start somewhere. Knowing when and what to plant, how to care for the plants once they’re in the ground, and how to keep pests and diseases away is a lot to take on. Luckily, Daryl Beyers—an expert from the New York Botanical Garden—is here to help! The New Gardener’s Handbook is a comprehensive overview of the fundamentals of gardening, based on the introductory gardening class that Beyers teaches at NYBG. Readers will learn about soil, plant selection, propagation, planting and mulching, watering and feeding, pruning, and weeds, pests, and diseases. The information applies to both ornamental and edible plants. Featuring inspiring photography, helpful illustrations, and more!