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Easy Weekend Backyard Retreat, Vol. 2

The Year in Gardening, Volume 18 — 2012

Hardcover Edition

The Year in Gardening, Volume 18 (2012)
Issues 103–108

Our 6th hardcover edition shares articles about tried-and-true plants, easy-to-use design ideas and basic how-to tips and techniques that you can start using immediately. We've broken the book into eight of your favorite topics, such as Great Plants, Before and After, All About Containers and more! Whether you're looking for the best aster for your garden, design inspiration or how to plant a tree, you can find it quickly and easily.

  • Great Plants - Get our plant recommendations, plus where to plant and how to feed, prune and water
  • Top Picks - Our favorite new plants and long-lived perennials, plus hummingbird must-haves
  • Before & After - From neglected old beds to air conditioners and privacy fences, fixes for your garden
  • Garden Design - Advice you need to design the garden of your dreams and tips to make it low maintenance
  • Design Challenge and Drawing Board - Plans to solve the most challenging gardening situations
  • All About Containers - Simple steps for starting right and container designs for your entryway, patio and deck
  • Gardening Basics - Fundamentals that make sure you get the most from your gardening efforts, year after year
  • PLUS: A find-it-fast index for the whole year!

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