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Secrets from the Jerry Baker Test Gardens
Secrets from the Jerry Baker Test Gardens

Secrets from the Jerry Baker Test Gardens

Over 1,436 Tips, Tricks, and Tonics from America's Master Gardener for Lush Lawns, Amazing Annuals, Eye-Popping Perennials, Beautiful Bulbs, Vibrant Veggies, and Much, Much More!

Jerry Baker Good Gardening series


384 Pages, 7 1/4 x 9

Cloth, $29.95 (US $29.95) (CA $37.95)

Publication Date: April 2007

ISBN 9780922433551

Rights: US & CA

American Master Products, Inc. (Apr 2007)
Jerry Baker

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Time-tested tips that produce thriving botanicals

Using common household products, gardeners can create a variety of quick tricks, super shortcuts, and terrific tonics that will turn a hum-drum landscape into a flourishing botanical wonderland. Readers will discover more than 1,400 garden secrets, including Jerry’s beer-and-tea tonic for roses, how to turn sandy soil into dandy dirt, a seed booster that will fill in bald lawn spots, and a spicy salsa to paralyze veggie-munching varmints. Each technique has been studied and proven over years in Jerry’s Test Gardens and are effective ways to save time and money while focusing on natural solutions for gardening woes. This treasure trove of plant-care wisdom shares fast and easy tips that empowers any garden lover to create lush lawns, amazing annuals, brilliant perennials, tasty vegetables, and terrific trees and shrubs.

Author Biography

Jerry Baker is a foremost authority on lawn, garden, and plant care. He has written more than 50 books, including the bestsellers Old-Time Gardening Wisdom and Green Grass Magic, and he has his own gardening specials on PBS. He lives in New Hudson, Michigan.