The New Gardener's Handbook: Everything You Need to Know to Grow a Beautiful and Bountiful Garden
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About the Author
Daryl Beyers is gardening certificate program coordinator at the New York Botanical Garden, where he helps shape the education department's curriculum, and teaches the popular Fundamentals of Gardening course. He has had more than twenty-five years of professional landscaping experience, specializing in residential garden design and development. As a staff writer, photographer, and editor for Fine Gardening magazine, he authored two special issues on garden design, and he served as contributing garden editor for Martha Stewart Living. His articles on gardening and garden design have also appeared in Horticulture and HGTV Magazine. He maintains an active speaking schedule throughout the year, presenting at a wide variety of garden shows and clubs across the country, both independently and on behalf of NYBG.
"This is gardening at its most elemental and basic...gardeners just starting out will earn a sense of accomplishment and a good dose of knowledge." --Booklist
"If you or someone you know has vowed to develop their green fingers this year, this handy how-to could be just what is required. Neatly illustrated and laid out, Daryl Beyer's garden primer has the simplest of beginnings... Clear illustrations and photographs add to the appeal." --The English Garden
"If you're new to gardening and want to get off on the right foot, The New Gardener's Handbook is an excellent place to start." --Connecticut Gardener