Time-tested tips that produce thriving botanicalsUsing 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 Jerryâ€™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 Jerryâ€™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 BiographyJerry 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.