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above-ground water garden, 360

adhesive disc of vine, 247

air, need for, 81-82

algae, controlling, 376-377

American Association of Nurserymen, 180

American Horticultural Society Heat-Zone

Map, 52, 53 anchoring support for vine, 255 Animal Poison Control Center Web site, 34 annuals caring for and feeding, 14-15, 118-119

color combinations, 113

for cool weather, 109

description of, 12-14, 107, 381

designing bed for, 109-110, 112

favorite, 15

life cycle of, 107-108

mulching, 119

nursery starts, 114-115

pests, dealing with, 119-120

planting, 115-117

raising from seed, 16, 114

shape, height, and structure of, 110-111

vines, 249

for warm weather, 108-109 watering, 118 antique rose, 168, 170-171, 187 anvil-style pruner, 93 aphid, 120, 142, 190, 298, 310 arborist, 233-234, 254 arranging containers for container garden,

352-353 art, creating, 389 Asian garden, 38, 39 Audubon Society, 396 Austin, David (nurseryman), 171

bahiagrass, 199 balanced fertilizer, 290

balled-and-burlapped stock, planting, 229,

241, 327 bareroot stock fruit-bearing plants, 322, 325-326 perennials, 130, 137 roses, 179-181, 183-184 shrubs, 241 trees, 228 basal plate, 146, 163 basket, hanging, 344, 345 bedding plant, 14 beds designing, 125-128 island, 29 natural, 277-278

planting annuals in, 109-110, 112 planting bulbs in, 160 raised, building, 37, 80, 278, 279 beetle, 298 beneficial insect, 311 bentgrass, 198 bermudagrass, 199 berries. See fruit-bearing plant berry patch, planting, 327-329 biological water filter, 367 birdbath, 393 birdhouse, 396 birds, 297, 336-337 black spot, 190 black vine weevil, 143 blocking wind, 226 bloom (algae growth), 376-377 blooming time, 124-125, 149-150 bone meal, 164 border of shrubs, 238, 239 Boston ivy, 246 botanical name, 10-11 bottom-watering, 354 boundary material, 46 bow saw, 95 bramble life cycle, 335 branch, removing from tree, 232-233

breaking zone and growing season rules, 57-58

broadcast spreader, 203 broadleaf evergreen tree, 219-220 broccoli, 282

bubbler for water garden, 366

Buck, Griffith (professor), 171

Buck rose, 171

bud eye, 187

budget, 42

buffalograss, 200

bugs, 297, 311. See also pests, dealing with bulbs blooming time of, 149-150 buying, 155-157 combining different, 153-155 daffodils, 152-153, 154 description of, 19, 145 fertilizing, 162, 164-165 forcing, 159 hardy and tender, 148 mulching, 165 naturalizing, 161 pests, dealing with, 165-166 planting, 155, 158-163 popular, 150 tulips, 151-152 types of, 146-148 watering, 164 burlap, 241 bush. See shrub butterfly, attracting, 394 buying from nursery or store, 128-129, 156.

See also mail-order, buying bypass pruner, 93

cabbage, 282

cachepot, 342

cage, vegetable, 292-293

Canada plant hardiness zone map, 52

Canadian rose, 171

candle growth, 234

cane, 173

cant, 85

carrot weevil, 310 castor oil, 143, 166 caterpillar, 298

centipede grass, 200 centrifugal spreader, 203 chainsaw, 97 charcoal, 346 chemical fertilizer, 67-68 chemicals, 90

children and gardening, 32, 391-394 China plant hardiness zone map, 52-53 chipmunk, 165

clay soil, planting perennial in, 133-134 clematis, 252 climate, 26, 56

climbing rose, 173, 188, 246, 248 coil memory, hose with, 100 cold frame, 60, 269 collards, 282 color of annuals, 113 complementary, 35 for container garden, 351-352 in fall, trees for, 220 of foliage, 259 of perennials, 125 of waterlilies, 370 common name, 10-11 compact growth habit, 317 complementary colors, 35 compost, 69-71, 280, 288-290, 398 compost bin, making, 390 concrete container, 343 conifer, 218, 234 conserving energy, 226 water, 396-397 container. See also container garden buying perennials in, 128-129 buying roses in, 178 growing herbs in, 305, 307, 309 growing strawberries in, 328 leaving water plants in, 368 planting bulbs in, 160-161 planting fruit-bearing plants from, 325 planting shrubs from, 240 planting trees from, 228 water gardens in, 360 container garden arranging containers for, 352-353 caring for, 353-354 choosing container for, 341-345

decorating front steps with, 389 fertilizing, 355-356 planting, 348-349 plants for, 349-352 soil for, 346-348 watering, 354-355 contractor, hiring, 47-48 cool-season grass, 197-198, 212, 213 cool-season vegetables, 270, 282 Cooperative Extension Service, 49 cordon, 336 corm, 146, 147 Cornell University, 397 cottage garden, 40 cover crop, 67 crop rotation, 295 cucumber, 283 cultivar, 10

cultivating tools, 89-91 cutting tools, 92-95 cutworm, 120, 298 cyclone spreader, 203

daffodils, 152-153, 154 David Austin rose, 171 days to maturity, 268 deadheading, 15, 119, 139, 186-187 deciduous tree, 220-222 deciduous vine, 250 deer, 296, 385 designing with access in mind, 317-318 annual beds, 109-110 container gardens, 349-352 with fruit-bearing plants, 317-320 garden as retreat or sanctuary, 35-36 herb gardens, 303-304 in-ground ponds, 361 lawns, 195-196

perennial beds and borders, 125-128 rose gardens, 173-175 for salad lovers, 271 for shrubs, 237-238 vegetable gardens, 274-276 dibble/dibber, 88-89 digging tools, 83-89 dinosaur garden, 391

direct-sowing, 281, 283, 287-288 disease and perennials, 144 diversion channel, 81 dividing perennials, 130-131, 136, 137,

141-142 drainage, 80-81, 195, 324, 342 drip line, 224 drip system, 79, 80 drought, watering during, 230, 242 drought-tolerant plants, 80 dry climate garden, 40 dry conditions, 31, 128, 132-133, 262,

383-384 dwarf cultivar, 317 dwarf needled evergreen tree, 219

Earth Day, 398 earthworm, 82 eggplant, 283

electric hedge trimmer, 243 electricity and water garden, 364 electric-powered tool, 96 English rose, 171

entertainment, planning garden for, 34-35

erosion, preventing, 384

espalier tree, 332, 333

Europe plant hardiness zone map, 53

evergreen tree, 218-220

evergreen vine, 250

excess fertilizer, damage from, 211

Explorer rose, 171

fall color in, trees for, 220 planting fruit-bearing plants in, 323 planting perennials in, 19, 135-136 planting shrubs in, 239 planting trees in, 223 false annual, 16 fan head, 102 fan trellis, 254 feeding fish, 374, 377 fence, 292, 296 ferrule, 86

fertilizer beads, 346 fertilizing annuals, 118-119 bulbs, 162, 164-165 container gardens, 355-356 to excess, damage from, 211 fruit-bearing plants, 329-330 groundcover, 263 herbs, 309 lawns, 209-212

natural versus chemical, 67-68

nutrients, 65-67

perennials, 18

roses, 185-186

runoff from, 81

shrubs, 242

times for, 68-69

trees, 231

vegetable gardens, 290-293 water-garden plants, 375 fescue, 198

filter for water garden, 365, 367 fish, 359, 364, 372-374, 375-376, 377 fixed-spray sprinkler, 102 flat hose, 100 floating plant, 371-372 floribunda rose, 170 floricane, 335

flower garden, herbs in, 303 flowering deciduous tree, 221-222 flowering groundcover, 258-259 flowering shrub, 237 flowers. See annuals; bulbs; perennials;

roses folding saw, 95 foliage color, 259 foliar feeding, 186, 291 food-bearing plant, 20. See also fruit-

bearing plant; vegetable gardening forcing bulbs, 159 fork, 87

formal garden, 38, 39 foundation, hiding, 238 fountain for water garden, 366-367 frog, 86

frost, protection from, 61 frost dates, 116 frost zone map, 56-57 frost-heaving, 73

fruit, definition of, 314 fruit-bearing plant buying, 321-322 chill factors, 315-317 description of, 314 fertilizing, 329-330 mulching, 330 as perennial, 313 pests, dealing with, 336-338 planting, 322-329 pollination, 321 pruning, 332-336 space for, 317-320 supporting and training, 330-332 types of, 314-315 watering, 329 fruiting arm, 336 full sun, 131 fungal disease, 144, 190 furniture, outdoor, 34

garden designer, 48

garden duster, 294, 295

gardening organizations, 400

gas-powered tool, 96

general contractor, 49

genetically engineered plant, 273

Giroux, Phillip (Landscaping For Dummies),

175, 388 glazed pottery container, 343 global warming, 55 goldfish, common, 372, 373 gopher, 296

grade of bareroot rose, 180 grading yard, 195 grafted fruit tree, 334 grafted rose, 169, 179, 187, 189 grandiflora rose, 170 grape vine, 246, 330-331 grass. See also lawn cool-season, 197-198, 212, 213 cutting, 212-214

seed amounts and time till germination, 202

types of, 196-197 warm-season, 199-201, 212, 213 gravel channel, 81

groundcover description of, 18, 257 fertilizing, 263 location for, 261-262 mulching, 263 planting, 262-263 pruning and pegging, 264 space for, 260-261 spread of, 259-260 varieties of, 257-259 watering, 263 weeds, dealing with, 264 groundcover fruit, 315 groundcover rose, 173, 175-176 grouping container gardens, 352-353 growing season, 56-57, 61-62, 268-271

habit, definition of, 109 hammock, setting up, 387 hand pruner, 92 handle of shovel or spade, 85 hardening plant off, 135, 286 hardiness of bulbs, 148 of perennial vines, 249 of perennials, 122 of roses, 169, 188-189 of vines, 250-251 hardiness zone maps, 51-56 hardpan, 80 hardscape, 48

hardy, definition of, 109, 250 hardy waterlily, 369-370 heat trap, 60 hedge rose, 171-172 hedge shears, 93-94, 243 hedge trimmer, electric, 243 height of mower, setting, 214 heirloom rose, 168, 170-171, 187 heirloom vegetable, 272-274 herb garden, designing, 303-304 herbaceous plant, 122 herbicide, 216 herbs caring for, 308-309 description of, 301 growing in pots, 305, 307, 309

pests, dealing with, 309-311 planting, 302-307 raising from seeds, 307-308 high-chill fruit tree, 315-316 hilling, 280

hiring professional, 47-48 hoe, 89-90 holdfast vine, 248 hole, digging, 70 hose, 99-103 hose guide, 100 houseplant thirds, 347 hybrid plant, 10, 271-272 hybrid tea rose, 169, 187, 189 hybrid vigor, 272 hydroseeding, 203

indoors bringing plants, 61-62 growing herbs, 309 starting seeds, 269, 283-286 in-ground water garden, 361-362 inorganic fertilizer, 210 insecticidal soap, 297, 311 insects, 297, 311. See also pests, dealing with installing pond, 368 intercropping/interplanting, 275-276 Internet Directory for Botany, 400 invasive exotic plant, 26, 371-372, 396 irrigation system, 79 island bed, 29

Japanese beetle, 120, 190, 310 jet-spray nozzle, 102 jonquil, 154 June drop, 334

Kentucky bluegrass, 198 kitchen garden, planning, 36-37 koi, 372, 373

label, making, 389 landscape architect, 48 landscape contractor, 49 landscape designer, 48 landscape rose, 173

Landscaping For Dummies (Giroux), 175,

388 lattice, 254 lawn. See also grass designing, 195-196 environmentally friendly care of, 397 fertilizing, 209-212 mowing, 212-214 preparing yard for, 194-195 seeding, 201-204, 205 sodding, 204-207 watering, 207-209 weeds, dealing with, 214-216 Lawn Care For Dummies (Walheim), 79, 193, 214

leaf miner, 143, 299, 310 leaf mold, 195 leafhopper, 299 leaky hose, 100 lettuce, 282

light, requirements for, 64-65. See also sun limestone, adding to soil, 72 lining for water garden, 362, 375 liquid fertilizer, 291 loamy soil, 208 location, determining for groundcover, 261-262 for trees, 224-226 for vines, 252-253 for water gardens, 358-359 lopper, 94 lotus, 370

low-chill fruit tree, 316

mail-order, buying bareroot roses, 180-181 bulbs, 157

fruit-bearing plants, 322

perennials, 129-130 resources for, 401-404 maintaining tools, 88

water gardens, 363, 374-377 marginal plant, 371 market pack, 117 master gardener, 49-50 maximum-minimum thermometer, 59 Meidiland rose, 172 melon, 283, 293 Mendel, Gregor (monk), 272 metal container, 343 mice, 165, 296 microclimate, 58-60 micronutrients, 66 miniature rose, 172, 188 misting head, 102 misting plants, 355 mole, 143, 296 mowing lawn, 212-214 mulch, 73-76 mulching annuals, 119 bulbs, 165

fruit-bearing plants, 330 groundcover, 263 roses, 169, 189 multiple-head nozzle, 102

name of plant, botanical and common, 10-11 narcissus, 154

National Arbor Day Foundation, 55 native plant, 26, 58, 132-133, 222 natural fertilizer, 67-68 natural garden bed, 277-278 naturalizing bulbs, 161 needled evergreen tree, 218-219 new wood, 256 nitrogen, 65, 290 nonflowering shrub, 236 nozzle, 101-102

nursery, buying from, 128-129, 156

nutrients, 65-66

nuts. See fruit-bearing plant

old garden rose, 168, 170-171, 187

old wood, 256

onion, 282

open pollinated, 272

organic fertilizer, 210

organic gardening experts, 401

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paperwhites, 393 partial shade, 252 parts of plant, 11-12 paste-and-ponder method, 41 patio hose, 100 pegging groundcover, 264 peony hoop, 138 pepper spray, making, 390 peppers, 283 perennial ryegrass, 198 perennials bareroot, 130, 137 blooming time of, 124-125 caring for and feeding, 18 color of, 125

containers, buying in, 128-129 description of, 17, 121-122, 381 designing beds and borders, 125-128 diseases of, 144

dividing, 130-131, 136, 137, 141-142

favorites, 18-19

grooming, 139-140

hardy, 122

lifespan, 19

mail-order, buying, 129-130, 137 moving, 123

pests, dealing with, 142-143 planting, 131-137 preparing for winter, 142 supporting, 138-139, 140 tender, 122-123 vegetables as, 270 vines, 249 perlite, 346

pesticide, 90, 297, 394, 397 pests, dealing with on annuals, 119-120 bulbs, 165-166 fruit-bearing plants, 336-338 on herbs, 309-311 on perennials, 142-143 on roses, 189-190 vegetable gardens, 295-299 pet, planning garden for, 32-34 phosphorus, 65, 290 photosynthesis, 76, 81 pistol-grip nozzle, 102 planning garden budget, 42 for children, 32 defining area to start in, 45-46 drawing or sketching, 43-45 edible, 36-37 for entertainment, 34-35 evaluating what exists, 25-27 ideas, finding, 41

identifying problems and restrictions,

27-30 for pets, 32-34 professional help for, 47-50 as sanctuary or retreat, 35-36 style, choosing, 37-41 taking advantage of assets, 30-31 water garden, 357-359 plant associations, 401 planting annuals, 115-117 berry patch, 327-329 bulbs, 158-163 container gardens, 348-349 fruit-bearing plants, 322-327 groundcover, 262-263 herbs, 302-307 perennials, 131-137 preparing ground for, 382

planting (continued) roses, 182-184 shrubs, 238-241 trees, 223-229 vegetable gardens, 282-288 plastic, recycling, 398 plastic container, 343 plug, of grass, 201 pollination, 321 polyantha rose, 170 pond. See water garden post-emergent herbicide, 216 potassium, 65, 290 potting herbs, 305, 307, 309 potting mix, 347-348 powdery mildew, 190 power tools, 96-99 pre-emergent herbicide, 216 preparing ground for planting, 382 perennials for winter, 142 soil for vegetable gardens, 278, 280 yard for lawn, 194-195 preventing erosion, 384 lawn weeds, 194, 215 primocane, 335

professional help, hiring, 47-50 projects, garden, 387-390, 391-394 pruning fruit-bearing plants, 332-336 groundcover, 264 roses, 187-188 in shady areas, 28 shrubs, 243-244 trees, 231-234 vines, 256-257 pruning saw, 95 pulling weeds, 215 pump for water garden, 365-366 pumpkins, miniature, 392 pyramiding, 369

rain barrel, 78 rain garden, 80 rain gauge, 80 rain tower, 103

raised bed, building, 37, 80, 278, 279

rambling rose, 173

reclaiming garden, 30

recycling plastic, 398

rejuvenation pruning, 244

removing branch from tree, 232-233

resources, 297, 400-404. See also Web sites retreat, designing garden as, 35-36

rhizome, 147-148

road salt, 395

rodent, repelling, 165-166, 278, 296, 338

roller, water-filled, 206

root maggot, 299

root nematode, 143

root-system of tree, 224-225

roses blooming habits of, 168-169 buying, 178-181 climbing, 173, 188, 246, 248 deadheading, 186-187 description of, 20, 167-168 designing garden for, 173-175 fertilizing, 185-186 grooming, 186 as groundcover, 175-176 hardiness of, 169 maximizing hardiness of, 188-189 mulching, 189

old/vintage/heirloom, 168, 170, 187 pests, dealing with, 189-190 planting, 182-184 pruning, 187-188 as screening, 176-177 spraying, 383 types of, 169-173 as vines, 177 watering, 184 Roses For Dummies (Walheim), 185 rotary spreader, 203 rotating crops, 295 rototiller, 98-99 round nozzle, 102 roundworm, 143 row cover, 294

rubber tire swing, putting up, 387-388 rugosa rose, 171-172 runner, 11

rust (fungal disease), 190

safety issues with power tools, 96-97 with water gardens, 359 salad, making home-grown, 271, 393 sanctuary, designing garden as, 35-36 sand in soil mix, 346 sandy soil, 211 scaffold limb, 334 scale, 310

screening with plants, 176-177, 238 seed packet, 114, 115 Seed Savers Exchange, 273 seeds growing lawns from, 201-204, 205 raising plants from, 16, 114, 307-308 saving, 273

sowing into gardens, 281, 283, 287-288 starting, 269, 281, 283-286 storing, 281 writing with, 392 self-watering plastic container, 343 shade annuals, 117

container gardens for, 350 groundcover for, 262 perennials, 127, 132 planning gardens in, 31 pruning, 28 vegetables for, 383 for vines, 252 shade tree, deciduous, 221 shaft of shovel or spade, 84-85 shank, 86

shearing hedge, 243 shovel, 84-86 shrew, 296 shrub description of, 21-22, 217 fertilizing, 242 flowering, 237

in landscape design, 237-238 nonflowering, 236 planting, 238-241 pruning, 243-244 as support for vines, 255-256 watering, 242 shrub fruit, 315, 334-335

shrub rose, 171-172, 188 side-dress, 67, 291 Simplicity hedge rose, 172 size of yard, 28-29 slope, groundcover for, 262 slug, 120, 299, 310 snail, 120, 299, 310 snout beetle, 143 soaker hose, 100 sodding lawn, 204-207 sodium chloride, 395 software, garden planning, 43 soil amending, 29-30, 66, 67, 80 clay, 133-134

for container garden, 346-348

dealing with quality of, 29-30

for fruit-bearing plants, 322-323

for herbs, 309

for lawns, 195, 397

loamy, 208

microclimate, 58

perennials, 127

sandy, 211

for shrubs, 240

for tree or shrub supporting vines, 255 for trees, 226-227 type of, 26

for vegetable gardens, 278, 280 for vines, 253 workable, 182 soil conditioner, 291 soil polymer gels, 348 sowing seeds into garden, 281, 283,

287-288 spade,84-86 species rose, 170-171 specimen plant, 239 spider mite, 120, 310 sprawling vine, 248 spraying fruit tree, 338 spreading seed, 203-204, 205 spring, planting in annuals, 116 fruit-bearing plants, 323 perennials, 134-135 shrubs, 239 trees, 223

sprinkler, 102-103 squirrel, 165 St. Augustine grass, 200 staking plants, 228, 235, 292 standard rose, 172 star jasmine, 246 stepping stone, 388 sterile potting mix, 347 stolon, 11

store, buying bulbs from, 156 strawberries, 313 style of garden, choosing, 37-41 submerged plant, 371-372 subsoil, 227

succession planting, 275 sucker, 231

summer, planting annuals in, 116 sun annuals, 117 fruit-bearing plants, 324 kitchen gardens, 37 perennials, 127, 131-132 planning gardens in, 28, 31 requirements for, 64-65 vegetables, 276-277 vines, 252 sunflower fort, growing, 391-392 sunprint, making, 392 Sunset Garden Climate Zone Map, 54 super phosphate, 164 supporting berry patch, 327-328 fruit-bearing plants, 330-332 perennials, 138-139, 140 vegetables, 292-294 vines, 254-256 swing, putting up, 387-388

tang, 86

taproot, 11

teepee, 292, 388-389

tenderness of plants, 122-123, 148, 249

tendril of vine, 247

terra cotta container, 343

thematic elements, 38-41

thinning plants, 244, 308

thrip, 190

timer, for watering, 103 tomato, 283, 293 tools cultivating, 89-91 cutting, 92-95 dibbles, 88-89 digging, 83-89 forks, 87 hoes, 89-90 for laying sod, 206 maintenance of, 88 power, 96-99

shovels and spades, 84-86 trowels, 86-87 watering, 99-103 weeders, 90-91 top growth, 134 top-dress, 67, 291, 330 topping tree, 234 tractor sprinkler, 103 training plants, 231, 330-332 transplant, planting, 282-283, 286-287 tree choosing, 222-223 deciduous, 220-222 description of, 21, 217 evergreen, 218-220 favorite, 22 fertilizing, 231 planting, 223-229 pruning, 231-234 role of, 23 staking, 228, 235 as support for vines, 255-256 training, 231 watering, 229-230 tree fruit, 314, 334, 338 tree rose, 172, 188 trellis, 254, 292, 327-328, 388 tropical garden, 40 tropical waterlily, 369-370 trowel, 86-87 tuber, 148

tuberous root, 148, 149 tulips, 151-152 turgor, 76 twine, 241 twining vine, 247

university resources, 400 USDA Plant Hardiness Zone Map, 52-53, 54-55

utility line, checking for, 194, 383

valve for water garden, 365 variety, 10

vegetable, definition of, 314 vegetables composting for, 288-290 description of, 267 design for, 274-276 fertilizing, 290-293 heirloom plants, 272-274 hybrid plants, 271-272 natural beds, 277-278 nursery transplants, buying, 281 pests, dealing with, 295-299 planting, 282-288 preparing soil for, 278, 280 raised beds, 278, 279 seasons, 268-271 starting from seeds, 281 sunlight, 276-277 supporting plants, 292-294 varieties, 268 vermiculite, 346 vine fruit, 315, 335-336 vines choosing, 248-251 climbing methods of, 246-248 description of, 23-24, 245-246 location for, 252-253 planting, 253 pruning, 256-257 space for, 251 supporting, 254-256 using roses as, 177 vintage rose, 168, 170-171, 187 vole, 143, 165, 296

Walheim, Lance Lawn Care For Dummies, 79, 193, 214 Roses For Dummies, 185 wall container, 344

warm-season grass, 199-201, 212, 213 warm-season vegetables, 270, 282 water. See also drainage; watering conserving, 396-397 determining need for, 76-77 drainage of, 80-81, 195, 324, 342 microclimate, 58 purpose of, 76 water bag, 230 water garden above-ground versus in-ground, 359-362 bubblers and fountains, 366-367 choosing plants for, 368-372 filters, 367

fish, adding to, 372-374 installing and filling, 368 lining for, 362 maintaining, 374-377 parts and supplies for, 363-365 planning, 357-359 pump for, 366 water timer, 103 water wall, 269 watering annuals, 14, 118 bulbs, 164

container gardens, 354-355 cutting back on, 79-80 fruit-bearing plants, 329 groundcover, 263 herbs, 309 lawns, 207-209 perennials, 18 roses, 184 shrubs, 242 sod, 206 tools for, 99-103 trees, 229-230 watering system, 77-78

watering wand, 102 waterlily, 369-370 waterlily tablet, 375 watersprout, 231 Web sites Animal Poison Control Center, 34 Audubon Society, 396 Cornell University, 397 frost zone map, 57 Heat-Zone Map, 53 invasive exotic plants, 26, 396 master gardener, 50

National Arbor Day Foundation map, 55 pesticides, 90

plant hardiness zone maps, 52-53 resources, 400-404 roses, 383

Sunset Garden Climate Zone Map, 54 weed trimmer, 97-98 weed whacker, 97-98 weeder, 90-91 weeds controlling, 30, 214-216, 396-397 definition of, 209 in groundcover, 264 mowing lawn, 212

preventing when starting lawn, 194 removing from lawn, 384 wet conditions, 31, 133 wet grass, mowing, 213 wheelbarrow, 206 whirlybird sprinkler, 103 whiskey barrel garden, 345 Whitman, Ann (Organic Gardening For

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yard, preparing for lawn, 194-195

zoysiagrass, 201 zucchini, trapping, 392-393

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Organic Vegetable Gardening

Organic Vegetable Gardening

Add delicious organically grown vegetables to your diet today... Growing Organic Vegetables Explained! I’m sure you, like many people, have been trying to find a way to eat healthier so that you can live healthier. There are many fad diets available today that do not always produce the desired results. One of the only ways people today can live a healthy lifestyle is to eat only healthy foods.

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