The new gardener's handbook Everything you need to know to grow a beautiful & bountiful garden

Daryl Beyers

Book - 2020

From one of the experts at the New York Botanical Garden, this guide shares the science of good gardening in a design-forward, beginner-friendly way that will appeal to new gardeners everywhere.

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Portland, Oregon : Timber Press 2020.
Physical Description
239 pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm
Includes bibliographical references (pages 220-222) and index.
Main Author
Daryl Beyers (author)
  • Preface: The science and art of gardening
  • Get gardening: Balancing the roots and shoots
  • Soil: Nourishing the roots
  • Plant selection: Matching plants to place
  • Germination: Starting plants from seeds
  • Planting and mulching: Establishing plants the right way
  • Watering and feeding: Balancing between nature and nurture
  • Vegetative propagation
  • Making plants from plant parts
  • Pruning: The right cut in the right place at the right time
  • Weeds, pests, and diseases: Working with the bad, the good, and the ugly
  • Afterword: Gardening provides
  • Acknowledgments
  • Further reading
  • Photo and illustration credits
  • Index.