Provides information about selecting grasses, site preparation, lawn installation and lawn care practices to reduce the need for fertilizers and pest control.
Focuses on herbaceous plant types: annuals, biennials, perennials, landscape grasses, ground covers, ferns, bulbs, wildflowers, herbs, and vines. Includes information about propagation, staking, pruning, nutrition, weed control, mulching and watering, diseases and insects, and special topics.
Focuses on woody plant types: deciduous trees and shrubs, evergreen trees and shrubs, woody vines and ground covers. Includes sections about selecting woody plants, maintenance of newly planted woody plants as well as established woody plants. Topics covered include pruning, watering, mulching, fertilizing, winter protection, animal damage, soil issues, and insects and diseases.