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Gardening In South Texas

Author : Paul A. Renton
ISBN : WISC:89034709766
Genre : Flower gardening
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Category: Flower gardening

Gardening In South Texas

Author : P. A. Renton, Jr.
ISBN : 110484060X
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This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original. Due to its age, it may contain imperfections such as marks, notations, marginalia and flawed pages. Because we believe this work is culturally important, we have made it available as part of our commitment for protecting, preserving, and promoting the world's literature in affordable, high quality, modern editions that are true to the original work.
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Texas Fruit And Vegetable Gardening

Author : Greg Grant
ISBN : 9780760370421
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In this updated 2nd edition of Texas Fruit & Vegetable Gardening, you'll find much-needed advice and practical tips on growing an edible garden, no matter which part of The Lone Star State you call home. Growing in Texas isn't easy. It's either too hot, too cold, too wet, or too dry. The state ranges from a cold winter climate in the north to an almost tropical one in the south. And it goes from very alkaline limestone soils in the Hill Country to extremely acidic soils in East Texas. That's why this region-specific garden guide is a must-have for every Texas gardener! Seasoned horticulturist, conservationist, garden writer, and seventh-generation Texan Greg Grant simplifies the ins and outs of Texas gardening and serves as your guide to success. Regardless of whether you're tending an in-ground plot, a small container garden, or a series of raised beds,Texas Fruits & Vegetable Gardening is an invaluable resource. From soil preparation and starting seeds to fertilizer tips and techniques for safely managing Texas's most troublesome vegetable garden pests, you'll find all the answers you're looking for. Inside, you'll find detailed profiles of over 60 edible plants that thrive in Texas's distinctive growing conditions, including favorites like cantaloupe, tomatoes, collards, summer squash, okra, and pomegranates. In addition to vegetables and fruits, also featured are popular herbs and even edible nuts. Helpful charts and planting graphs keep you on track, while the garden maintenance tips found throughout ensure a lush, productive, and high-yielding garden. Regardless of whether you're a first-time grower or an experienced Master Gardener, the modern varieties and well-researched gardening information found here will have you going from seed to harvest with confidence and know-how. Texas Fruit & Vegetable Gardening is part of the regional Fruit & Vegetable Gardening series from Cool Springs Press. Other books in the series include CaliforniaFruit & Vegetable Gardening, Mid-Atlantic Fruit & Vegetable Gardening, Carolinas Fruit & Vegetable Gardening, and many others.
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Organic Gardening

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Organic Gardening magazine inspires and empowers readers with trusted information about how to grow the freshest, most healthful food, create a beautiful, safe haven around their homes, use our natural resources wisely, and care for the environment in all aspects of their lives.
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Heirloom Gardening In The South

Author : William C. Welch
ISBN : 9781603442138
Genre : Gardening
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New edition of a classic work on Southern heirloom gardening . . .Heirloom plants belong in Southern gardens. Tough and adapted, tried and true, pretty and useful, these living antiques--passed through countless generations--represent the foundation of traditional gardens as we know them today. Heirloom Gardening in the South is a comprehensive resource that also offers a captivating, personal encounter with two dedicated and passionate gardeners whose love of heritage gardening infuses the work from beginning to end. Anyone who wants to know how to find and grow time-honored and pass-along plants or wants to create and nurture a traditional garden is sure to find this a must-have addition to their home gardening library. Inside the book: New essays on naturalizing daffodils, slips and starts, and growing fruit; A completely updated and expanded heirloom plant encyclopedia;Revised plant lists (bulbs, cemetery plants, etc.) New material on the creation of two of the authors' personal gardens Building on the popularity of the original edition, this lively, entertaining, and informative new book from two proven experts will be enthusiastically welcomed by gardeners and horticulturists throughout Texas and the South.
Category: Gardening

Butterfly Gardening For Texas

Author : Geyata Ajilvsgi
ISBN : 9781603449571
Genre : Gardening
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Texas hosts an unparalleled number of butterfly species, and whether one lives near the beaches of the Gulf Coast or in the mountains of the Trans-Pecos, all Texans can enjoy the color and tranquility that butterflies bring to any outdoor space. In Butterfly Gardening for Texas, author and expert Geyata Ajilvsgi shares a wealth of practical information about all kinds of butterflies and the many flowers and other plants they utilize in their miraculous life cycle: from hidden egg to munching caterpillar to cryptic chrysalis to nectar-sipping, winged adult. Written in an engaging, nontechnical style for anyone who wants to attract butterflies to the yard or garden, the book provides tips for making gardens caterpillar- and butterfly-friendly, in-depth profiles of more than fifty butterflies, descriptions of the food plants for a variety of both caterpillars and butterflies, and plant lists for easy selection and substitution, depending on where you live and what is available. For those who want specific advice on what to plant where, Ajilvsgi has designed useful, adaptable landscape plans and extensive planting options for each of seven state regions. Helpful appendices aid gardeners in taking photographs of the butterflies they attract, in locating sources for seeds and plants, and in finding organizations and other instructive publications for additional information about these beautiful and beneficial insects. As the popularity of butterfly gardening continues to increase, gardeners of all skill levels will find Butterfly Gardening for Texas an invaluable source of guidance and inspiration.
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The Central Texas Gardener

Author : Cheryl Hazeltine
ISBN : UVA:X001329460
Genre : Technology & Engineering
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Butterfly Gardening For The South

Author : Geyata Ajilvsgi
ISBN : CORNELL:31924059218143
Genre : Gardening
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Reference for Southern gardeners who want to attract butterflies to their gardens.
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Mcmillen S Texas Gardening

Author : Don Howard
ISBN : 0884158942
Genre : Gardening
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Provides gardening and plant-care information about the wide range of flowers that live in the state. Color photographs of 100 species are accompanied by descriptions of the plant, flower, and leaves; requirements; habitat; bloom period; and notes. Introductory chapters discuss general requirements, museums, clubs, and other matters. No bibliography. Annotation copyrighted by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR
Category: Gardening

Herb Gardening In Texas

Author : Sol Meltzer
ISBN : CORNELL:31924073146726
Genre : Gardening
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An illustrated guide to growing, harvesting, drying, storing and using herbs.
Category: Gardening

Texas Organic Vegetable Gardening

Author : J. Howard Garrett
ISBN : CORNELL:31924073257044
Genre : Gardening
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This book shows you how to have a healthy soil and recommends environmentally safe products and even some homemade remedies to control pests and disease in your garden. You'll get nuts and bolts information on companion planting and the use of beneficial insects.
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Southern Flower Gardening

Author : William D. Adams
ISBN : 088415291X
Genre : Technology & Engineering
File Size : 84.24 MB
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Category: Technology & Engineering