California Master Gardener HandbookBook - 2015
Since it was first published in 2002, the California Master Gardener Handbook has endured as the definitive guide to best practices and advice for gardeners throughout the West. Now the much-anticipated 2nd Edition to the Handbook is here--completely redesigned, with updated tables, graphics, and color photos throughout. Whether you're a beginner double digging your first bed or a University of California Master Gardener, this handbook will be your go-to source for the practical, science-based information you need to sustainably maintain your landscape and garden and become an effective problem solver. Chapters cover soil, fertilizer, and water management, plant propagation, plant physiology; weeds and pests; home vegetable gardening; specific garden crops including grapes, berries temperate fruits and nuts, citrus, and avocados. Also included is information on lawns, woody landscape plants, and landscape design. New to the 2nd Edition is information on invasive plants and principles of designing and maintaining landscapes for fire protection.
Publisher: Oakland, California : University of California Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources, 2015
Edition: Second edition
Copyright Date: 2015
Characteristics: viii, 756 pages : color illustrations, color maps, color plans ; 28 cm