How to Buy Plants, Tools & Garden Supplies: A Home Gardener's Guide

Author(s): Jim Fox


Jim Fox answers the key questions gardeners face on a visit to their local nursery. He helps you assess your own garden conditions and pick the plants that will thrive there by decoding the information on plant price tags. Readers learn to recognise the healthiest plants, chose the tools to establish them and keep their new plants thriving once they're home.


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An essential easy-to-read guide, packed with important information that would make an excellent gift choice for a beginning gardener, as well as saving a few veteran gardeners from making costly mistakes as they tend their gardens. "

Jim Fox has been gardening since the age of three. His writing has been published in Horticulture magazine, in journals of horticulture and garden design, and in Dear Christo: Memories of Christopher Lloyd at Great Dixter. He lectures extensively and leads horticultural tours. He recently embarked on a Web project on the horticultural legacy of Graham Stuart Thomas. He continues retail horticultural work and private consultation. His years of experience in answering the questions of experienced and novice gardeners have inspired this book.

General Fields

  • : 9781604692143
  • : Timber Press
  • : Timber Press
  • : April 2013
  • : 265mm X 190mm X 15mm
  • : United States
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : 19 black and white photographs; 10 line drawings
  • : 224
  • : 635
  • : Paperback
  • : Jim Fox