Readers who loved Lola at the Library, Lola Loves Stories, and Lola Reads to Leo are in for a backyard treat. After Lola reads a book of garden poems, she wants to plant some flowers. She gets books from the library and chooses her plants. Then Lola and her mommy buy the seeds, make the garden, and mark the rows. Now it's time to wait. . . .
Olivia is planting a garden and she can't wait to see what blooms from her mystery seeds. She knows she'll have the best plant in the entire class.
Enjoy your favorite container plants year after year! From geraniums to fuschia and beyond, many container plants can be overwintered and enjoyed again the next season. This Storey Basics guide offers simple techniques for overwintering a variety of common tender perennial plants, based on what kind of dormancy the plants go through in their native environment. You can easily overwinter most plants with few to no pest problems, simply by giving them the dormancy conditions they need. Includes a plant-by-plant guide for quick reference.
Are you interested in Upside-Down Gardening? Do you want a step-by-step, easy to follow guide on getting started? Are you worried that you do not have enough space in your new hoe to set up a traditional garden? Do you want to know some of the new methods of gardening that will help you to grow vegetables and fruits that you like in your home and that too on your terraces or patio or backyard? Well, one of the very popular and easy method of gardening these days that is attracting a lot of homeowners is the upside down gardening. Upside down gardening is gaining popularity among plant lovers and is the practice of growing plants that hang down from planters. This practice of growing plants upside down is on the rise now as people are able to grow more crops in smaller spaces. Using this technique, any homeowner with less space around the house can grow the necessary vegetables, fruits or flowers for the kitchen on their patios, porch, deck or the small backyard area, hooks on the compound walls or even indoors. The urbanization and the modern day space constraints have reduced the available space for agriculture and gardening. The upside down garden is a good method to grow vegetables for your use. Any person who is interested in gardening or who wants to use healthy food without pesticides can opt for this type of vegetable and fruit garden. It is not possible to grow all types of vegetables using this method. Only selected fruits and vegetable plants can be grown upside down. This can be a major time-pass for the family. The other major factor attracting people towards this type of gardening is that the requirement of water is very less if proper protection is given to the planters. It is the ideal gardening solution for city dwellers who are facing serious space constraints.
This book covers nearly every bit of information you need to know about how to grow gorgeous herbs. Just imagine being able to grow flavourful herbs without using harmful chemicals or spending a fortune on expensive store bought herbs. You can do this from the comfort of your own home. Yes, you can have the most flavorful herbs. It truly is possible, but you just need to know how. Here's what you'll learn: * How to preserve your herbs with these 3 simple techniques... * 3 little known, yet simple ways to harvest your herbs... * Secret of expert herb gardeners that few people ever know about... * 3 proven steps to transplanting herbs * 2 simple keys (that are right in front of your eyes) to giving your herbs the best care * You'll discover in just a few short minutes how to design a gorgeous herb garden * 6 time tested and proven strategies for growing herbs indoors or outside * When to use different types of herbs such as culinary herbs, aromatic herbs, ornamental herbs and medicinal herbs * 7 everyday but often overlooked tips and tricks for picking the best companion plants for your herbs * How often to water your herbs