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Doug Welsh S Texas Garden Almanac

Author : Douglas F. Welsh
ISBN : 9781603444781
Genre : Gardening
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This book provides everything you need to know about flowers and garden design; trees, shrubs, and vines; lawns; vegetable, herb, and fruit gardening; and soil, much, water, pests, and plant care to create beautiful, productive, healthy gardens -- and have fun doing it!

The Texas Tomato Lover S Handbook

Author : William D. Adams
ISBN : 9781603442398
Genre : Gardening
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A garden-grown tomato, sliced and laid across a grilled hamburger . . . Sweet, plump cherry tomatoes in a crisp, green salad . . . Sauce made from fresh tomatoes, ladled over a steaming bowl of pasta . . . Spicy tomato salsa . . . Savory tomato soup . . . Is there any single vegetable as mouth-watering as the tomato? And yet, as thousands of people—tired of mushy, half-green, and tasteless tomatoes bought from supermarkets—have discovered, much more is involved in growing your own than simply putting a plant or two in the ground and expecting to harvest luscious tomatoes a few weeks later. William D. Adams draws on more than thirty years’ experience to provide a complete, step-by-step guide to success in the tomato patch. Growing good tomatoes requires a gardener’s attention to a variety of factors, and Adams begins by explaining the basics of soil preparation, planting, feeding, caging, and watering. He also outlines the pros and cons of standard, hybrid, heirloom, and cherry varieties, sharing tips about old favorites and suggesting new varieties. After the tomatoes are chosen, planted, and thriving under his tutelage, Adams prepares growers for the insects, diseases, and other visitors they are likely to encounter, warning that "gardeners are not the only ones that love tomatoes." He ends by offering a few words about “tomato kin folk” (peppers, eggplants, tomatillos, and potatoes), along with a source list of selected suppliers. Liberally sprinkled with the author’s easy humor and illustrated throughout with excellent photographs, The Texas Tomato Lover’s Handbook has everything you’ll need to assure a bumper crop, year after year.

Neil Sperry S Complete Guide To Texas Gardening

Author : Neil Sperry
ISBN : 9781589795044
Genre : Gardening
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#4 on Publishers Weekly's Bestselling Gardening Books list! This new, completely revised edition has over 500 new photographs, 400 new illustrations, 400 new plants and trees, the latest pest control recommendations, fruit and vegetable recommendations, new tips and plants specifically for Southern Texas, plus everything in the first edition.

Heirloom Gardening In The South

Author : William C. Welch
ISBN : 9781603442138
Genre : Gardening
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New edition of a classic work on Southern heirloom gardening . . .Heirloom plants belong in Southern gardens. Tough and adapted, tried and true, pretty and useful, these living antiques--passed through countless generations--represent the foundation of traditional gardens as we know them today. Heirloom Gardening in the South is a comprehensive resource that also offers a captivating, personal encounter with two dedicated and passionate gardeners whose love of heritage gardening infuses the work from beginning to end. Anyone who wants to know how to find and grow time-honored and pass-along plants or wants to create and nurture a traditional garden is sure to find this a must-have addition to their home gardening library. Inside the book: New essays on naturalizing daffodils, slips and starts, and growing fruit; A completely updated and expanded heirloom plant encyclopedia;Revised plant lists (bulbs, cemetery plants, etc.) New material on the creation of two of the authors' personal gardens Building on the popularity of the original edition, this lively, entertaining, and informative new book from two proven experts will be enthusiastically welcomed by gardeners and horticulturists throughout Texas and the South.

Texas Fruit Vegetable Gardening

Author : Greg Grant
ISBN : 9781610582858
Genre : Gardening
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This book includes more than 60 fruits, vegetables and herbs suitable for the diverse growing conditions of Texas gardens. Texas Fruit & Vegetable Gardening addresses the climate, soil, sun, and water conditions that affect growing success. Each plant profile highlights planting, growing, watering, and care information. Helpful charts and graphs assist gardeners in knowing when to plant and harvest.

Texas Organic Vegetable Gardening

Author : Howard Garrett
ISBN : 9781589794818
Genre : Gardening
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This book shows you how to have healthy soil and recommends environmentally safe products and even some homemade remedies to control pests and diseases in your garden. It describes more than 100 food plants and gives specific information on the growth habits, culture, harvest, and storage of each.

Cheryl Hazeltine S Central Texas Gardener

Author : Cheryl Hazeltine
ISBN : 9781603442060
Genre : Gardening
File Size : 90. 98 MB
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For almost thirty years, gardeners from Dallas to San Antonio have come to depend on Cheryl Hazeltine for expert advice on getting the most from their trees, shrubs, yardscapes, flowering plants, and vegetables. Now, in this newly updated edition, lavishly illustrated in color throughout, Cheryl Hazeltine’s Central Texas Gardener brings readers reliable information on what to grow and how to grow it, including the latest tips on organic methods, a few favorite recipes, and helpful websites. Containing a generous sprinkling of sidebars, bulleted lists, and special icons that quickly guide users to pertinent information, this must-have book has the know-how you need for gardening success throughout the heart of the Lone Star State. Critical Praise for Previous Editions: "An excellent overview to planting in 57 counties . . . ." —Austin American-Statesman "Amateur and seasoned gardeners will benefit . . . ." —Publishers Weekly "This is one you can read from front to back and gain a tremendous amount of knowledge about gardening, both general and regional. The authors' conversational style and sense of humor will encourage you to linger over it, and you may soon find yourself making time to linger longer in your garden."—Gardens "A wonderfully informative book for a region of the country with great gardening potential and challenges. . . ."—Current Books on Gardening and Botany

Texas Getting Started Garden Guide

Author : Mary Irish
ISBN : 9781591865520
Genre : Gardening
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Full-color plant photos and complete step-by-step growing instructions for the native plants of Texas.

Texas Gardener S Handbook

Author : Dale Groom
ISBN : 9781591865438
Genre : Gardening
File Size : 65. 8 MB
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Texas Gardener’s Handbook is filled with need-to-know information from popular Texas gardening experts. Each includes his or her collective wisdom in a complete guide for Texas gardeners. In addition to hundreds of proven plants, this resource has monthly to-do calendars for each of more than ten plant categories, from annuals to vines. Full-color photos and expert advice assist gardeners with the proper care and timing for everything from planting to watering. Information on gardening with less water addresses the challenges of gardening in Texas.

Mcmillen S Texas Gardening

Author : Sam Cotner
ISBN : 0884158950
Genre : Gardening
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Features, tips, plans and ideas exclusively for Texas gardeners and gardening lovers.

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