The Old-Fashioned Cutting Garden: Growing Flowers for Pleasure and Profit by Jack Kramer
The Old-Fashioned Cutting Garden: Growing Flowers for Pleasure and Profit
Author: Jack Kramer
Title: The Old-Fashioned Cutting Garden: Growing Flowers for Pleasure and Profit
ISBN10: 0025666207
ISBN13: 978-0025666207
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Publisher: Macmillan (1979)
Language: English
Size pdf: 1799 kb
Size epub: 1809 kb
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Tired of fighting crabgrass or tending the vegetable garden? Need some color to liven up your terrace or balcony? Let nationally renowned gardener Jack Kramer show you how to bring the beauty and joys of an old-fashioned cutting garden to your home. By following his easy to use guide, you can have the kind of money saving, eye-catching cutting garden your grandmother would be proud of, whether you live in the city or the country, boast a green thumb, or consider yourself all thumbs when it comes to growing flowers. In times past. Americans depended on their own cutting gardens for the blossoms that brightened their homes and for the sachets and potpourris they gave as gifts. With Jack Kramer guiding you every step of the way in planting and harvesting, you too can have a cutting garden reminiscent of those bygone days. To help you select the flowers that are best for your garden, he offers detailed descriptions of dozens that can be grown in a variety of climates and locations, from backyards and patios to rooftops and window greenhouses. Asters to zinnias, annuals to perennials. The full panorama of possibilities will be spread before you. This book also includes black and white flower drawings. The Quick Guide Tables and Index are located in the back of the book.