Yates Garden Guide 2021
This new edition of the ever-popular Yates Garden Guide has been fully revised and updated to help today’s gardeners tame big backyards, create stylish retreats, tend productive and decorative plantings, and get the most out of smaller spaces. With chapters on planning gardens, choosing feature plants and growing trees, shrubs, fruit, vegetables, flowers, indoor plants and lawns, the new Yates Garden Guide provides details on more than 1000 exotic and native plants, advice on soils, climate, planting, feeding and maintaining gardens, guides on what to sow and grow throughout the year, and comprehensive problem-solving charts to help you identify and deal with all kinds of pests and diseases. Sections on water-saving gardens, community gardens, keeping chooks, encouraging beneficial birds and insects, growing native plants, establishing kitchen gardens, and keeping healthy indoor plants have been expanded and updated to cater for modern living arrangements – in apartments and smaller spaces – and to reflect increasing interest in homegrown produce and environmentally friendly gardening. Full of comprehensive, reliable and practical gardening advice for experienced green thumbs and keen beginners, Yates Garden Guide is the essential companion for every gardener.