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Planting flowers with vegetables doesn’t just look beautiful, it can help your garden grow, too! When paired strategically, certain flowers can attract beneficial bugs and prevent others from damaging your crops. Learn more in Jessica Walliser's guide to unearthing the power of companion planting, PLANT PARTNERS.
What’s the best way to ensure the quality of your cannabis-based products? Grow the plant yourself! With THE BEGINNER’S GUIDE TO GROWING CANNABIS AND MAKING YOUR OWN HEALING REMEDIES, Tammi Sweet presents an accessible and practical guide to growing cannabis in your home garden. Photo by Tammi Sweet.
To be a successful gardener, you need to know two things: how to do something and when to do it. Both concepts are thoroughly tackled in The Month-By-Month Gardening Guide. This comprehensive approach to gardening guides home gardeners—whether you are growing vegetables, flowers, or houseplants—through a year of growing. #GardenTypes #Gardening #GardenDesign #GardenPlanning #Yard #GardeningSupplies #Flowers #HomeGarden #Book #VegetableGarden
So you want a stylish, healthy, and productive garden that is budget and Earth-friendly? Of course you do. Garden designer Kier Holmes shows you how, in this accessible and spunky guide. She shares everything you need to create a productive and lush garden that can truly be used and enjoyed. #GardenTypes #Gardening #GardenDesign #GardenPlanning #Yard #GardeningSupplies #Flowers #HomeGarden #Book
The colors, shapes, and scents of flowers are as ravishing to the senses as to the soul. But ican be tricky: colors can clash, flowers bloom at the wrong time, plants fail to thrive. This book by expert gardener Jenny Rose Carey tells you exactly how to get started, how to combine plants for the most spectacular effects, and how to keep your garden going from year to year. #GardenTypes #Gardening #GardenDesign #GardenPlanning #Yard #GardeningSupplies #Flowers #HomeGarden #Book
A garden is more than the sum of its parts—a garden can be anything one wants it to be. What’s important is that it have a heart. Through ethereal illustrations, textile designer and artist Virginia Johnson takes the reader on her own garden journey, from blank slate to dreamscape. #GardenTypes #Gardening #GardenDesign #GardenPlanning #Yard #GardeningSupplies #VegetableGarden #HomeGarden
Whether you live in a drought-prone region or have a stubbornly damp section in the backyard, a mini meadow — a small patch of colorful flowers grown from seed — can thrive and beautify even the most difficult areas. Meadows are loose and informal gardens (like this!) that don’t take a lot of time to maintain. Photo © American Meadows from MINI MEADOWS by Mike Lizotte.
You’ll learn how to find and assess a space, how to plan and build a garden, and how to sow, grow, and harvest the 60 best edible plants. This hardworking and enthusiastic guide will help you take advantage of the space you have—whether it’s a balcony, a patio, a plot in a community garden, or even a small yard—to create the food garden of your dreams. #GardenTypes #Gardening #GardenDesign #GardenPlanning #Yard #GardeningSupplies #VegetableGarden #HomeGarden
This illustrated guide shows you how to build our own greenhouse using simple, easy-to-follow techniques. Covering everything from selecting a site to glazing glass and including tips on laying a foundation, construction materials, ventilation, and much more. Whether your goal is to stretch the growing season or create a lush space for a year-round hot tub, you can build the greenhouse of your dreams. #Greenhouse #GardenTypes #Gardening #GardenDesign #GardenPlanning #Yard #GardeningSupplies
This Storey BASICS® guide covers you everything you need to know to build the perfect fence. Offering clear step-by-step instructions, learn how to build a variety of fences from wood, vinyl, and chain link. With designs that are easily adaptable to all types of yards, you’ll soon be putting up a functional and beautiful fence that works with your landscape. #FrontYardGarden #LandscapingIdeas #LandscapingDesign #Home #DIY #Fence #Gardening
In “The Week-by-Week Vegetable Gardener’s Handbook” father-daughter gardening team Ron and Jennifer Kujawski help you manage your garden and increase your harvest with weekly to-do lists that break gardening down into simple and manageable tasks from starting seeds and planting strawberries to checking for tomato hornworms and harvesting carrots.
🌻Grow a Little Patch of Colorful Flowers Anywhere! A meadow can be any size — it can be in a planter box on your rooftop or it can occupy a few thousand square feet on the back edge of your property. It doesn’t need to be big! "Mini Meadows" by Michael Lizotte #minimeadows #colorfulflowers #windowbox #flowerbox #meadows #wildflowers
Garden like Mother Nature, with an organic system that’s good for plants and good for people. Say good-bye to backaches and weed problems! Lee Reich’s organic Weedless Gardening eschews the traditional yearly digging up and working over of the soil. It’s is an easy-to-follow, low-impact approach to planting and maintaining a flower garden, a vegetable patch, trees, and shrubs naturally. #Gardening #GardenCare #Home #Landscaping #Plants
Thirteen-year-old Emma Biggs is passionate about gardening and eager to share her passion with other kids! Gardening with Emma is a kid-to-kid guide to growing healthy food and raising the coolest, most awesome plants while making sure there’s plenty of fun. #Gardening #GardenCare #GardenTypes #Vegetables #VegetableGarden
You can grow beautiful, healthy, delicious veggies and herbs right from the start—just follow the trustworthy advice found in The Beginner’s Guide to Growing Great Vegetables. Whether your garden grows in the ground, on a balcony, or in containers on a sunny patio, this is your guide to grow-your-own success. Your backyard bounty awaits! #Gardening #GardenCare #GardenTypes #Vegetables #VegetableGarden
Do you have a passion for houseplants? A desire to grow more tomatoes? Do you want a garden bursting with colorful flowers? No matter what kind of plant fan you are, it’s easy to make more of your favorite plants—and it can be done for free! Plant Parenting is a beginner-friendly introduction to plant propagation. #Gardening #GardenCare #Home #Landscaping #Plants
Gardening doesn’t have to be difficult, and expert gardener Kate Frey makes it easier than ever. Ground Rules distills the vital lessons of gardening into 100 simple rules that will yield a gorgeous, healthy, and thriving home garden. In the photo-rich pages you’ll discover tips on garden design, care and maintenance, healthy soil, and the best ways to water. #Gardening #GardenCare #Home #Landscaping #Plants
Grow Your Own Herbs shares everything you need to know to grow the forty most important culinary herbs. You’ll learn basic gardening information, including details on soil, watering, and potting. Profiles of 40 herbs—including popular varieties like basil, bay laurel, lemon verbena, tarragon, savory, thyme, and more—feature tasting notes, cultivation information, and harvesting tips. #Gardening #GardenCare #Home #Landscaping #Plants
For anyone who has ever wanted to tend a little piece of ground but wasn’t sure where to begin, GrowVeg offers simple recipes for gardening projects that are both attainable and beautiful. Benedict Vanheems, editor of the popular website GrowVeg.com, guides aspiring green thumbs to success from the start, no matter what size gardening space you have. #Gardening #GardenCare #Home #Landscaping #Plants
Every new gardener has to start somewhere—and the process can be intimidating. 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—has written what will be a go-to resource for decades to come. #Gardening #GardenCare #Home #Landscaping #Plants