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Month-by-month Gardening In Pennsylvania [Paperback]

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Do I prune my hydrangea in the fall or do I wait until early spring?
When is it safe to put out tomatoes?
Can I divide iris now?

If you have ever asked yourself questions like these, Month-by-Month Gardening inPennsylvania is for you. Gardening is a journey, not a destination. The day-by-day gardening experiences - planting a few onion sets in the first warm afternoon of spring... the surprises - a purple crocus before the snow has even gone ... the satisfaction - fresh green beans on the dinner table, or tomatoes, bright and red, safely in quart jars ... these are the things that keep the gardener coming back year after year.

Month-by-Month Gardening inPennsylvania is packed with information that explains what needs to be done and when it needs to be done in thePennsylvania garden. Topics include:

  • The most effective planting techniques.
  • How and when to prune.
  • The best season for fertilizing your lawn.
  • The differences between bare-root, container, and balled-and-burlapped plants.
  • Eleven plant categories, including Annuals, Bulbs, Herbs, Vegetables, Houseplants, Lawns, Perennials, Roses, Shrubs, and Trees.
  • Twelve monthly calendars for each plant category - 132 calendars in all! - that make is easy to find the proper gardening advice.

Whatever your gardening interests or the time of year, you can take the guesswork and mystery out of gardening. You will become a more satisfied gardener ... and your garden will show it!

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Item Specifications...

Pages   368
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 9.94" Width: 8.03" Height: 1.07"
Weight:   1.92 lbs.
Binding  Softcover
Release Date   Jul 3, 2001
Publisher   Cool Springs Press
ISBN  1930604505  
ISBN13  9781930604506  
UPC  789172045056  

Availability  0 units.

More About Liz Ball

Register your artisan biography and upload your photo! Liz Ball is a horticultural writer, photographer, researcher, and teacher whose articles and photographs have appeared in numerous catalogs, magazines, and books. Ball wrote regularly for the National Garden Bureau and Burpee's websites. Her weekly Yardening column appeared in her local newspaper for more than fourteen years. Ball has authored or co-authored a multitude of books, including the Pennsylvania Gardener's Guide (also for Cool Springs Press).She writes on a large number of topics for gardeners but specializes in addressing issues that concern non-gardening homeowners who have lawns and plants to care for but a limited amount of time or interest of working in the yard (whom she calls "yardeners.") After decades spent teaching writing, literature, and history at the secondary school level, Ball devoted herself to horticulture. She has taught courses on gardening for local community adult and arboretum programs, as well as for various universities. Ball is a frequent lecturer, speaking often to garden clubs, hort societies, civic groups and to the public. In her spare time, Ball concentrates on a two-acre yard that serves as her informal laboratory and demonstration garden for all her "experiments."

Liz Ball has published or released items in the following series...
  1. Month by Month Gardening

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1Books > Subjects > Home & Garden > Gardening & Horticulture > General
2Books > Subjects > Home & Garden > Gardening & Horticulture > Regional > Middle Atlantic

Reviews - What do customers think about Month-by-month Gardening In Pennsylvania?

Good reference.  Aug 4, 2008
Great monthly reference for all kinds of garden plants (perennials, annuals, vegetables, etc. Nicely separated into sections. Good, practical tips. Tells you what to plant and when. Reminds you of gardening chores and the best times to do them.
Good Basic Information.....but......  Apr 11, 2008
I have dabbled in gardening for years, but have decided to go all out this year. This book did help me alot with what I should be doing each month for my plants and other yard work. However, I guess I was expecting more out of this book. Although it does give good basic info,I really needed something a bit more indepth in regards to plants that are specifically for my region of Pennsylvania.
Nice step by step layout  Mar 18, 2003
As a new homeowner, and a new resident of PA, this book has been exactly what I needed. It clearly shows step by step what needs to be done when, from when to seed a lawn to when water plants can go into the pond. It has helped me tremendously in learning some basics of garden care, as well as the particular growing cycles of my newly adopted home.
Month-by-Month  May 20, 2001
I was very excited to purchase this book when i read it was about the Pennsylania area. Our state! My area has a short warm season. This being the reason I wanted to learn about plants that do well in my town. Well I was not as excisted once I began to read. The book left me alittle disappointed. Hoping for a better summary of what is best to plant. It is broken down in to month by month catagories ie. annuals, trees, rose etc. Basically repeating the same info over and over from section to section. I would have really injoyed some visual pictures. This would have sparked some greater depth to the book. Needless to say, this book doesn't teach me anything more than I already know.

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