Adult Books

All-New Illustrated Guide to Gardening

By Trevor Cole and Fern Marshall Bradley , Fern Marshall Bradley

Subject: Gardening
Hardcover | 576 pages | 9 1/2 x 10
Publication Date: 2009-02-19
ISBN: 9780762109999
Big news! Reader's Digest's most comprehensive, authoritative gardening guide has gone totally organic and in full color! Written by experts, this full-color edition contains all new illustrations, photos, tips, and tricks for everything from organic fertilizing and composting to rotating a vegetable garden. Diagrams on beneficial bugs, weeds, and plant disorders, sections on bulb care for both outdoor and indoor planting, proper sowing of annuals, and properly planting perennials help make your garden beautiful every year. And it's all presented in clear, easy-to-understand language.


Trevor Cole is widely considered to be one of Canada's top gardening experts. He studied horticulture at the Royal Botanic Gardens, in the UK and was curator of the Dominion Arboretum in Ottawa for over 20 years. Cole is the author of many magazine articles on gardening as well as many books. He resides in Ottawa, Canada.