NC Extension Gardener Handbook Is 40% Off During UNC Press Sale
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728 pages, 1,067 color images, 1 map, 109 tables, an index, and a glossary, the NC Extension Gardener Handbook, is a national award-winning, gardening and landscaping guide, and a fundamental reference for both seasoned gardeners as well as beginners. 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 that covers all types of plantings including lawns, ornamentals, fruits, trees, and containers.
The content is also available online for free, see the linked table of contents below.
- Soils and Plant Nutrients
- Diseases and Disorders
- Herbaceous Ornamentals
- Woody Ornamentals
- Native Plants
- Small Fruits
- Tree Fruits and Nuts
- Vegetable Gardening
- Organic Gardening
- Plants Grown in Containers
- Landscape Design
- Youth, Community, and Therapeutic Gardening
Appendix A Garden Journaling
Appendix B Pesticides and Pesticide Safety
Appendix C Diagnostic Tables
Appendix D Garden Tools
Appendix E Season Extenders and Greenhouses
Appendix F History of Landscape Design
Appendix G Permaculture Design
Appendix H Community Gardening Resources