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The Ortho book of gardening basics / project editor, Norm Rae ; text writer, Susan Lang ; encyclopedia writer, Deni Stein.

Lang, Susan. (Author). Rae, Norm. (Added Author). Stein, Deni W. (Added Author). Ortho Books. (Added Author).

Available copies

  • 1 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.

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0 current holds with 1 total copy.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Shelby Co PL - Shelbyville Main Library 635.9 ORT (Text) 78731000007189 Adult Nonfiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 0897212339
  • Physical Description: 504 pages : illustrations ; 29 cm.
  • Publisher: San Ramon, CA : Ortho Books, c1991.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Rev. ed. of: Ortho's complete guide to successful gardening. c1983.
Includes index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Garden style -- Designing with plants -- Understanding plants -- Understanding the garden environment -- Taking care of the soil -- Planting -- Supporting plants -- Watering -- Feeding -- Pruning -- Growing vegetables -- Controlling weeds -- Controlling insect and animal pests -- Controlling plant diseases -- Using pesticides -- Selecting garden tools -- Obtaining plants -- Encyclopedia of plants.
Summary, etc.:
This book was written especially for beginning gardeners, but it is also a treasure trove of information for more experienced gardeners who desire a reliable reference volume.
Subject: Gardening.

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