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Dooryard garden

Ada Graham

Dooryard garden

Tim & Jennifer"s calendar from planning to harvesting

by Ada Graham

  • 195 Want to read
  • 38 Currently reading

Published by Four Winds Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Vegetable gardening -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Vegetables.,
  • Gardening.

  • About the Edition

    Describes how a brother and sister plan their garden, build a compost pile, choose and plant the seeds, and harvest the vegetables. Includes suggestions for indoor gardening.

    Edition Notes

    Statementby Ada & Frank Graham. Photos. by Susie Fitzhugh. Drawings by Jocelyn Polikoff.
    ContributionsGraham, Frank, 1925- joint author., Fitzhugh, Susie, illus., Polikoff, Jocelyn, illus.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsSB324 .G7
    The Physical Object
    Pagination91 p.
    Number of Pages91
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5438970M
    LC Control Number73088075

    T he English Style Garden: An Overview. For many, an English style garden is the pinnacle of landscape art. Whether it is due to the reputation of the English people for gardening expertise and design or for the sheer breadth of landscaping features, this is one of the most beloved expressions of the gardener’s craft.   HERB TEAS ARE EASY TO BREW FROM A DOORYARD GARDEN. HERB TEAS ARE EASY TO BREW FROM A DOORYARD GARDEN; BY THEODORE JAMES JR. a recent book is entitled ''The Complete Book of Herbal Teas'' by.

      The first plants arrived around , and by the 19 th century it was well planted in both the minds and gardens of Americans, and Walt Whitman raised the humble plant to cult status with his poem, “When lilacs last in the dooryard bloom’d” The French Hybrid Lilacs. “little enclosures hard won from the forest.” Since no drawings or written descriptions ex-ist of the earliest colonial gardens, historians have relied on archaeological evidence and the letters and diaries of colonists from as early as the s. Planting Inside the Fence Typically, a rugged wood fence with a center gate enclosed the dooryard.

      Dooryard Garden: Fall Cleanup and Planting The front dooryard garden took a beating this summer since I couldn't get out to keep it cleaned up or plant my usual summer flowers and herbs. We had a pretty rainy summer and what I call witch grass took over. DH took over the clean up a week ago and started with the planting for which I am very. Get this from a library! My garden companion: a complete guide for the beginner, with a special emphasis on useful plants and intensive planting in the wayside, dooryard, patio, rooftop, and vacant lot. [Jamie Jobb; Martha Weston] -- A guide to planting vegetables, flowers, and other plants with information about soil, water, weather, and insects.


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