Palmer's Real Gardening Real Easy

Author(s): Sue Linn

Gardening - General

Explains how to approach gardening the easy way. The book looks at the basic framework of a garden and then focuses on the basics needed to get started and offers a range of plants to choose from that are unfussy and hardy to grow.


Good PB copy in used ut tidy condition. Hard to find.

Product Information

Table of Contents


Getting started: planning; the soil; climate; garden style. Basic framework: in praise of trees and shrubs; trees; screens, backgrounds and shelter planning; hedges; shrubs A-Z; lavender; camellias; rhododendrons and azaleas; climbers; groundcovers. Special sections: New Zealand native plants; subtropical gardens - palms, hibiscus, tropical rhododendrons; plants for problem soils; plants for shade; the coastal garden; the scented garden. Colour and accent: roses; perennials; bulbs; annuals; colour by the season; cacti, succulents and other accent plants; grasses. Lawns. The food garden: the vegetable garden; culinary herbs; citrus. Container gardening. Water gardening. Gardening in action: soil preparation; plant buyers' guide; planting; making compost; fertilizers; watering; mulching; pruning; growing plants from seed; pests, diseases and sprays. Indoor gardening.

General Fields

  • : 9781869412937
  • : Random House New Zealand
  • : Random House New Zealand
  • : October 1996
  • : 30.00 cmmm X 21.00 cmmm
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : 230
  • : Colour photographs
  • : Sue Linn
  • : Paperback/Softcover
  • : en