NC Extension Gardener Handbook

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Now available from UNC Press

North Carolina Extension Gardner Handbook 



Published: April 2018

728 pp., 8.5 x 11

1067 color plates, 1 map

109 tables, index, glossary

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A fundamental reference for any seasoned gardener, it is also written to appeal to beginners just getting their hands dirty. It explains the “why and how” basics of gardening from soils and composting to vegetable gardening and wildlife management. Advice on garden design, preparation, and maintenance covers all types of plantings including lawns, ornamentals, fruits, trees, and containers.