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Florida Gardening on the Go



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Univ Pr of Florida
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No time? No space? No expertise? No problem. "Florida Gardening on the Go" reveals how easy it is to have a beautiful, bountiful garden, despite those limitations. Perfect for busy professionals, people with small yards, or snowbirds with a home occupied only part of the year.

Author Biography


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

Introductionp. 1
Your Perfect Garden: Ten Good Reasons Why We Gardenp. 3
Defining Your Gardenp. 5
Planning the Low-Care Gardenp. 10
Some Basics to Get Your Garden Goingp. 31
Trouble in Your Paradisep. 45
Top Ten Ways to Deal with Weedsp. 46
Insect Pestsp. 48
Other Pests: Keeping Four-Legged Creatures out of the Gardenp. 50
Plant Diseases: Identify and Act Earlyp. 52
Garden Smarter, Not Harder: Avoid Injury and Accomplish the Task Easilyp. 52
Quick Garden Projects to Try Todayp. 56
A Culinary Herb Boxp. 56
Instant Water Garden in a Potp. 58
Container Culture for Color and Texturep. 60
Salad Bowl Gardenp. 61
Window Box Pizzazzp. 63
Gardening with Childrenp. 66
A Garden of Their Ownp. 68
Quick-Growing Projects for Small Fryp. 69
Seasonal Garden Chores: Month by Monthp. 72
Recommended Plantsp. 110
Annualsp. 110
Perennialsp. 121
Vinesp. 137
Shrubsp. 141
Small and Dwarf Treesp. 146
Native Plantsp. 151
Appendix: Aggressive and Rampant Plants to Avoidp. 161
Glossaryp. 163
Sources and Resourcesp. 167
Acknowledgmentsp. 171
Bibliographyp. 173
Indexp. 175
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