America’s oldest and most popular gardening program, The Victory Garden, offers frank talk and expert advice in its new book, The Victory Garden Companion. The Companion is more than just a gardening book. While offering indispensable gardening information in a straightforward and friendly manner, it also gets right down in the soil with you, ensuring that your flowers and shrubs actually look like the fabulous pictures featured on its pages. More importanly though, the Companion teaches you how to garden well, providing the technical and aesthetic fundamentals essential to creating a comfortable, beautiful, and rewarding garden.
The book begins by showing you how to plan your garden, taking into account stylistic, climactic, and environmental elements. The Companion then covers all aspects of landscaping, from creating hedges and designing perennial borders, to treating your soil and selecting foundation plants. Additionally, the book shows you how to create a water garden, build a terrace, plant a vegetable garden, and introduce many other amenities to the urban, suburban, or rural garden. With troubleshooting tips, full-color illustrations, and informative charts of exciting and different species of plants and flowers, the Companion is perfect for both serious landscapers and those who want to focus on small aspects like container gardening or flower beds.
Comprehensive and authoritative, The Victory Garden Companion is a must-have for novices and experienced gardeners alike.
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