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Gardens of Use and Delight Uniting the Practical and Beautiful in an Integrated Landscape

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ISBN-10: 1555913245

ISBN-13: 9781555913243

Edition: 2002

Authors: Jigs Gardner, Jo Ann Gardner, Jiggs Gardner

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Book details

List price: $29.95
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Fulcrum Publishing
Publication date: 4/3/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 304
Size: 7.00" wide x 9.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.244
Language: English

Jo Ann has written for numerous publications including Horticulture, Country Journal, Old House Journal, Garden Magazine, and Herb Quarterly. She is also a member of the Garden Writers Association. Jo Ann Gardner currently resides in the foothills of the Adirondacks in New York's lush Champlain Valley where she and her husband, Jigs, are reestablishing a small farm and garden. They are involved in volunteer work for the local nursing home, where they are developing extensive gardens.

Introduction
The Whole
The Farm Today
The Evolving Landscape
The Gardens
The Kitchen Garden
Kitchen Garden Sampler of Recipes
An Old-Fashioned Fruit Garden
Fruit Garden Sampler of Recipes
The Flowering Herb Garden
Sampler of Early Season Herbs & Flowers
Directions for Candied Petals & Pressed Floral Cards
The Harvest Bed
Sampler of Mid- to Late-Season Herbs & Flowers
Directions for Herb Salt/Salt-Free Herb Blend; Skin Freshener; Beginner's Artemisia Wreath Base
Roses
Sampler of Favorite Hardy Roses (and the Absolute Truth About Them)
Rose Companions
Directions for Rose Potpourri & Rose Petal Jelly
The Art of Naturalizing
Sampler of Tough Plants
The Contained Garden
Sampler of Scented Plants
Directions for Green Basil Tea; Herbal Confetti; Purple Basil Jelly Purple Basil Vinegar
In the Cottage Garden Spirit
Sampler of Old Favorites
The Integrated Landscape--Practice & Philosophy
Growing Guide
Hardiness Zones
Successful Seed Germination
Seed Saving
The Compost Heap
No-Dig Gardening: Raised Beds
No-Dig Gardening: Direct Sod Planting
Plant Maintenance
Propagation
Managing Water Resources
Harvesting
Disease and Insect Control
A Summary of Practical & Aesthetic Principles
Epilogue
Bibliography
Index