Gardening for a lifetime : how to garden wiser as you grow older / by Sydney Eddison ; illustrations by Kimberly Day Proctor.
Book | Timber Press | 2010

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Description
204 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Note
Includes index.
Contents
A look backward: tracing the garden's history -- Changes: rethinking the perennial borders -- A step toward simplicity: substituting shrubs for perennials -- Minimum care: appreciating the shady border -- Woodland gardens: living in harmony with the forest -- Sanity saver: learning to make lists -- Juggler's dilemma: searching for help -- Lessons from the garden: accepting imperfection -- From lawn to meadow: learning from experience -- Pick your battles: managing mature plants -- What next? deciding whether to stay put or move on -- New gardens: keeping them small and simple -- Borrowed landscapes: using the garden setting -- Container gardening: arranging potted plants with a purpose -- Miniature landscapes: exploring new ways to garden -- A summing up: making the most of what you have left.
Summary
Presents practical advice for older people on ways to maintain gardening activities.
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ISBN
9781604690651
1604690658
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