Number of page: 240
Publisher: Cool Springs Press
Written by two of Georgia’s most highly respected gardening experts, Georgia Getting Started Garden Guide is a plant-recommendation guidebook geared exclusively toward gardeners located in the Peach State. Authors Erica Glasener and Walter Reeves combine their extensive gardening knowledge to recommend plants that will thrive in (or in spite of) Georgia’s heat, humidity, clay soil, coastal areas, and other unique growing conditions. Together, their top plant picks guarantee success for the Georgia gardener and home landscaper. From soil and water to fertilization and pest management, Georgia Getting Started Guide addresses all the gardening topics of concern to Georgia gardeners. Featured plant categories discuss annuals, bulbs, ferns and groundcovers, ornamental grasses, perennials, roses, shrubs, trees, turfgrasses, and vines. Each plant is showcased with detailed photography; specific advice on how, when, and where to plant; growing tips, such as fertilization and watering requirements; and descriptions of routine care. Alongside these “nitty-gritty” aspects of planting and growing, Myers shares her inspiration for garden design, the various ways you can beautifully incorporate plants into your landscape, and her favorite cultivars and species. With proven, practical instructions presented through gorgeous imagery and adapted specially for the Georgian climate, Georgia Getting Started Garden Guide is your ticket to successful planting in the Empire State of the South.