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Gardening Shortcuts

3.83  ·  Rating Details ·  12 Ratings  ·  5 Reviews
Millions of people love their gardens but wish they weren't quite so demanding.

Imagine growing simple fruit and vegetables quickly, equipping yourself with a list of the best plants to buy for your garden in every situation, and losing fewer plants to pests and diseases. "Gardening Shortcuts" can show you how.

Packed with effective techniques, sparkling ideas, and shameless
Paperback, 192 pages
Published February 20th 2012 by DK
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Jun 06, 2013 Marie rated it it was amazing
Gardening Shortcuts breaks down gardening tasks into small chunks so that you can accomplish things in your garden in a relatively short period of time. It has step-by-step instructions for projects as well as plenty of other advice to get your garden, yard and patio looking ship-shape in no time.

This is such an awesome book. Sometimes large project feel daunting because it can be awhile before you see progress, so I love the idea of breaking up the projects into smaller pieces. It makes me fee
Jun 18, 2012 Erica rated it it was amazing
I'm pretty sure it's the DK layout that made this book so appealing to me. They just know how to put a book together in a visually enticing fashion.
There's no new-to-the-world information in this book and it probably wouldn't be very interesting to advanced gardeners who have opulent and successful gardens. I'm a mid-level gardener and looked through this book because of the pretty flowers on the cover. What drew me in, though, were the projects. They're easy, realistic, and attainable while als
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May 29, 2012 Jan Polep rated it really liked it
For me, this wasn't so much about the shortcuts but more about cool, new plants and a novice gardener level which is me all over. Loved the canopy idea, the Whirligig Osteospermum (Google it), planters, pruning, walls and more. Easy peasey...not for you gardening pros.
May 20, 2015 Tina rated it really liked it
Good book for beginning gardeners. Ideas are broken down into smaller, more easily do-able projects so planning and implementing the ideas doesn't overwhelm you.
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I can't wait to start putting some of these ideas to good use!
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