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Earthly Delights : Gardening by the Seasons the Easy Way :  Gardening by the Seasons the Easy Way - Margot Rochester

Earthly Delights : Gardening by the Seasons the Easy Way

Gardening by the Seasons the Easy Way

Hardcover Published: April 2004
ISBN: 9781589790780
Number Of Pages: 237

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This book is just the tonic for the gardener who wants that beautiful garden but doesn't want to spend 6 hours a day achieving it.

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Earthly Delights is a collection of her witty, wise and philosophical garden columns.--Sheila Riddick McKinney "Chronicle-Independent "

Prefacep. xi
Acknowledgmentsp. xiii
Breaking Groundp. 1
True Confessions of a Leisurely Gardenerp. 2
Just Say No to Unpleasant Tasksp. 5
Give Me Five ... or Tenp. 8
Garden Smarterp. 11
Getting Personal in the Gardenp. 14
The Grand Touristp. 17
Autumnp. 21
A Time of Renewalp. 22
September Separates the Optimistsp. 25
Autumn Joysp. 28
Keep Your Eyes on the Groundcoversp. 31
Mixing It Up in the Borderp. 34
When the Tough Get Goingp. 37
Bulbs Predict a Glorious Springp. 40
Good Things Come in Small Bulbsp. 43
The Great Cover-Upp. 46
Love Those Loropetalumsp. 49
Lighten Up the Shadep. 52
Splendor in the Grassesp. 55
Shrubbing It Upp. 58
A Kick out of Cleaning Upp. 61
Winterp. 65
Leave the Leavesp. 66
Some Gifts Cannot Be Wrappedp. 68
Divide and Expandp. 71
A Twisted Tale of Vinesp. 74
Sometimes the News Is Goodp. 77
Them Bones, Them Bonesp. 80
Follies in the Foundationp. 82
Variations on Variegationp. 85
A Camellia Is a Camellia Is a Camelliap. 88
An Epiphany in Every Seedp. 91
It's Dangerous Out There in the Gardenp. 94
To Prune or Not to Prunep. 97
Springp. 101
It's Spring ... and Time to Shopp. 102
If You Plant Them, They Will Bloomp. 105
The Hydrangea Puzzlementp. 109
Turning Yard Work into Garden Joyp. 112
Reba and Me in the Gardenp. 115
Put the Xip into Xeriscapingp. 118
Consider the Liliesp. 121
The Dazzle of Dayliliesp. 124
A Love-Hate Relationship with Irisp. 127
Gardening with the Enemyp. 130
I'll Never Be a Bedderp. 133
Turf Battlesp. 136
The Show Goes Onp. 139
The Siren Sound of Waterp. 142
Summerp. 145
Summer Shrubs on the Shy Sidep. 146
A Rule of Green Thumb: Prune after Bloomp. 149
Tomatoes Are for Everyone, Almostp. 152
Tropical Pizzazzp. 155
A Lust for Lantanasp. 158
Mints Get a Bad Rapp. 161
Just Give Me a Fig Tree and a Vinep. 164
Put It in a Potp. 167
More, Gotta Have Morep. 170
A Wandering Mind Wants to Growp. 173
Herbs with Allurep. 176
Save Me a Salviap. 179
Secret to Success: Succulentsp. 182
Crepe or Crape? I'll Take Bothp. 185
Weed Warp. 188
Something that Bugs Mep. 191
Winnowingp. 195
Walking in a Woodland of One's Ownp. 196
Good Friends, Garden Differencesp. 199
Laurie's Garden: A Work in Progressp. 202
Other People's Gardensp. 205
Passalong Some Friendshipp. 208
Who's in the Habitat?p. 211
Say Goodbye to Garden Guiltp. 214
Bibliographyp. 217
Indexp. 219
About the Authorp. 239
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ISBN: 9781589790780
ISBN-10: 1589790782
Audience: General
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 237
Published: April 2004
Publisher: Taylor Trade Publishing
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.42 x 15.9  x 2.52
Weight (kg): 0.51

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