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Title:
The gardener's essential companion : proven advice and lively information to help you garden smarter, not harder
Author:
Galitzki, Dora.
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Publication Information:
New York : Fireside, 2000.
Physical Description:
352 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
General Note:
"A Fireside book."

Includes indexes.
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780684863214
Format :
Book

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Summary

Summary

The New York Times gardening columnist shares her best tips and advice, covering common garden ills and offering guidance on how to experiment with new ideas. Original.


Author Notes

Dora Galitzki is a gardening columnist for The New York Times.


Table of Contents

Acknowledgmentsp. 7
Introductionp. 11
Section 1 When Nature Goes Crazy
1. Animal Appetitesp. 15
2. Diseasesp. 44
3. Weather and Other Problemsp. 62
4. Sometimes It's the Plant's Faultp. 72
Section 2 Better Gardens from Better Gardeners
5. Doing It Betterp. 101
6. Doing It Differentlyp. 207
7. The Endless Pathp. 270
Section 3 Nature and the City
8. What Is It? What Do I Do with It?p. 289
9. Only a New Yorker Would Writep. 314
Indexp. 333