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Lynette L. Walther, recipient of the National Garden Bureau's Exemplary Journalism Award, is coauthor of Gourmet Vegetables. A member of the Garden Writers Association, she gardens in Florida and in Camden, Maine.
Table of Contents
|Your Perfect Garden: Ten Good Reasons Why We Garden||p. 3|
|Defining Your Garden||p. 5|
|Planning the Low-Care Garden||p. 10|
|Some Basics to Get Your Garden Going||p. 31|
|Trouble in Your Paradise||p. 45|
|Top Ten Ways to Deal with Weeds||p. 46|
|Insect Pests||p. 48|
|Other Pests: Keeping Four-Legged Creatures out of the Garden||p. 50|
|Plant Diseases: Identify and Act Early||p. 52|
|Garden Smarter, Not Harder: Avoid Injury and Accomplish the Task Easily||p. 52|
|Quick Garden Projects to Try Today||p. 56|
|A Culinary Herb Box||p. 56|
|Instant Water Garden in a Pot||p. 58|
|Container Culture for Color and Texture||p. 60|
|Salad Bowl Garden||p. 61|
|Window Box Pizzazz||p. 63|
|Gardening with Children||p. 66|
|A Garden of Their Own||p. 68|
|Quick-Growing Projects for Small Fry||p. 69|
|Seasonal Garden Chores: Month by Month||p. 72|
|Recommended Plants||p. 110|
|Small and Dwarf Trees||p. 146|
|Native Plants||p. 151|
|Appendix: Aggressive and Rampant Plants to Avoid||p. 161|
|Sources and Resources||p. 167|
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