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How To's for Gardens Across Canada
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How To's for Gardens Across Canada

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Got pests? No water? Too much water? No sun? No thumb? This list is going to make your day, and your garden, much happier.
1001 Weird Facts For Canadian Gardeners

1001 Weird Facts For Canadian Gardeners

edition:Paperback
tagged : canada, reference

This delightful compendium presents all that is weird and wonderful about Canadian gardens. Did you know we used to think tomatoes were poisonous? Did you know radishes are related to cabbage, broccoli and mustard? Discover all sorts of odd gardening facts.

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100 Best Plants for the Coastal Garden

100 Best Plants for the Coastal Garden

The Botanical Bones of Great Gardening
edition:Paperback
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For Gardeners in the Pacific Northwest. Gardening in a coastal environment presents a wide range of challenges, and thanks to 100 Best Plants for the Coastal Garden, bountiful rewards. Easy-to-understand text answers a wide range of gardening questions in this fully revised, updated edition of a west coast regional bestseller. Over 100 color photographs make this book a solid reference to 100 essential plants -- trees, shrubs, roses, vines, perennials, and bulbs -- for the coastal garden. Each p …

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Edible Plants for Prairie Gardens

Edible Plants for Prairie Gardens

The Best Fruits, Vegetables and Herbs
edition:Paperback
tagged : canada, fruit, organic

Written especially for gardeners in the Canadian Prairie Provinces and the Northern Great Plains of the United States, this book shows you how to grow fabulous fruits, vegetables and herbs.

Discover how to design a growing space of any size, from planning your first vegetable patch or collection of potted herbs, to creating an urban landscape for all seasons entirely with edibles. More than one hundred edible plants are featured, including heirloom vegetables and new fruits bred especially for t …

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Gardening Month by Month in the Maritimes

Gardening Month by Month in the Maritimes

edition:Paperback
tagged : reference

Gardening is one of the fastest growing recreational pastimes in North America. Today's gardener is looking for the right resources to yield beautiful results with a minimum amount of fuss. Our Gardening Month by Month series, crafted by local gardening experts, answers the challenge with images and information specific to the region to which each title is dedicated.

Each month of the year is featured, opening with a beautiful two-page photo spread and followed by a perpetual calendar, tips and …

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Thrifty Gardening

Thrifty Gardening

From the Ground Up
edition:eBook
also available: Paperback
tagged : urban

Bestselling author and gardening columnist Marjorie Harris offers a timely and entertaining guide for gardeners at every stage of life. Whether you're moving into your first apartment or condo, upgrading to a house, or downsizing to smaller digs, Harris shares the best tips on how to create a beautiful garden for any space — all on a budget.

The highly anticipated sequel to her popular book Thrifty: Living the Frugal Life with Style, The Thrifty Gardener marries Harris's passion for gardening w …

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Edible Landscaping

Edible Landscaping

Urban Food Gardens That Look Great
edition:Paperback
tagged : urban

While interest in sustainable food practices is spreading, for urban dwellers who don't have much space or suburbanites who aren't ready to rip out the front lawn and replace it with hills of potatoes, growing any significant amount of food can seem like an impossible endeavour. But it doesn't have to be! Edible Landscaping demonstrates just how simple it can be to grow a stash of tasty vegetables, fruits and herbs while creating a beautiful green space. Whether one's outdoor oasis is a boulevar …

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Creating the Prairie Xeriscape

Creating the Prairie Xeriscape

Low-maintenance, water-efficient gardening
edition:eBook
also available: Paperback

?A comprehensive guide to drought-resistant gardening, including a colour-photographic reference of xeriscape plants, and an extensive section of garden design plans.

Over the last ten years ‘xeriscape’ has become a watchword for water-conscious gardeners. Extensively revised and updated, Creating the Prairie Xeriscape moves on from the basics to give today’s gardeners a complete guide to planning, designing and maintaining their own xeriscape gardens.

Full-colour throughout, Creating the Pr …

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Just Ask Wim!

Just Ask Wim!

Down-to-Earth Gardening Answers
edition:Paperback
tagged : canada, reference

What vegetables can I plant as winter crops? How can I avoid bitter bolting lettuce? When is the best time to cut back rhodos? How do I overwinter my geraniums and fuchsias? What fastgrowing evergreen hedge will work for my narrow urban yard? How late can I plant spring-flowering bulbs? What should I do about the chafer infestation that is destroying my lawn? Why aren't my berries bigger? What fruits and vegetables grow best in patio pots?

These are just a few of the burning questions that renown …

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