Free Downloads
New York/Mid-Atlantic Gardener's Book Of Lists

Compiles vital information for gardeners in the unique climates of New York and the mid-Atlantic area, including Virginia, West Virginia, District of Columbia, Maryland, Delaware, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and southern New York and Long Island.

File Size: 2585 KB

Print Length: 208 pages

Publisher: Taylor Trade Publishing (August 21, 2001)

Publication Date: July 23, 2012

Sold by:  Digital Services LLC

Language: English


Text-to-Speech: Enabled

X-Ray: Not Enabled

Word Wise: Not Enabled

Lending: Not Enabled

Enhanced Typesetting: Not Enabled

Best Sellers Rank: #1,143,650 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store) #10 in Kindle Store > Kindle eBooks > Crafts, Hobbies & Home > Gardening & Horticulture > Regional > Middle Atlantic #88 in Books > Crafts, Hobbies & Home > Gardening & Landscape Design > By Region > Middle Atlantic #444315 in Books > Reference

Our gardening consultants use this book constantly to help homeowners decide which plants work best in different areas of the landscape. There is one or two minor outdated listings, such as recommending leyland cypresses which have been overplanted in this region and recently have been found to suffer from an incurable canker disease that can kill whole rows of trees. However, customers can use this terrific guidebook and then call their extension office or trusted nursery to confirm their selections before making big purchases. A little homework before planting will reward them with healthier, longer lived plants and minimal need for the use of toxic chemicals.With more people making major plant purchases based on price at big box stores, instead of wisely going to nurseries where the employees are more knowledgeable, it is important to have a book like this available to the average homeowner. Also, this book is geared specifically to the mid-atlantic region's unusual weather challenges.Excellent book, well written and well organized, a great gift for most gardeners.

The New York/Mid-Atlantic Gardener's Book Of Lists by Bonnie Lee Appleton (Professor of Horticulture, Virginia Tech) and gardening journalist and writer Lois Trigg Chaplin contains more than two hundred lists to help regional gardeners select the very best plants for their particular interests. Ranging from plants that attract butterflies, to shrubs that offer fall color to hardy annuals for early spring bloom, The New York/Mid-Atlantic Gardener's Book Of Lists is also laced throughout with practical and insightful tips for gardeners. The New York/Mid-Atlantic Gardener's Book of Lists is a first-rate, "user friendly", highly recommended guide for tailoring a garden to suit the needs and interests of gardeners in New York and the other mid-Atlantic states.

Very useful product. It really is a book of LISTS. It would be even better to have some tables built in, so that the reader can find plants that meet more than one of the categories, e.g. perennials that do well in clay soil AND shade AND acidic soil. This would make it much easier for the reader - who otherwise needs to spend more time flipping through the book to find suitable plants.

After moving from a western dry climate, I needed help for selecting recommended plants that work well in this area. An even bigger help are the lists of plants to avoid and those considered invasive or aggressive. Out of a dozen new garden books, this is my go-to book while I put together a landscape plan. Because these are lists compiled by many different plants people, there are some inconsistencies for zone hardiness for plants appearing on different lists, but the true zone can be easily researched so not a big deal. Good tips and suggestions but I found that many of the listed plant sources are no longer in business (likely due to the economy).

Bought this book to pick the right plants for the best placement in our NJ coastal garden. All the information that you'll ever need is definitely here, but you have to keep jumping from list to list on multiple noncontiguous pages to get all the info you need. Awkward to use.

Trying to decide what to plant? Lists for just about every decision I needed to make. You will need to supplement this book with a garden handbook that shows individual plant needs but it really expedited my decision making.

New York/Mid-Atlantic Gardener's Book of Lists Mid-Atlantic Gardener's Handbook: Your Complete Guide: Select, Plan, Plant, Maintain, Problem-Solve - Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Virginia, West Virginia, Washington D.C. Black & Decker The Complete Guide to Mid-Atlantic Gardening: Techniques for Growing Landscape & Garden Plants in Rhode Island, Delaware, Maryland, New ... New York (Black & Decker Complete Guide) The Ultimate Flower Gardener's Top Ten Lists: 70 Garden-Transforming Lists, Money Saving Shortcuts, Design Tips & Smart Plant Picks for Zones 3 Through 7 Gardenwalks in the Mid-Atlantic States: Beautiful Gardens from New York to Delaware (Gardenwalks Series) AMC's Best Sea Kayaking in the Mid-Atlantic: Forty of the Best Paddling Adventures from New York to Virginia The New York Times Monday Through Friday Easy to Tough Crossword Puzzles: 50 Puzzles from the Pages of The New York Times (New York Times Crossword Puzzles) The New York Times Acrostic Puzzles Volume 9: 50 Challenging Acrostics from the Pages of The New York Times (New York Times Acrostic Crosswords) Jackson & Perkins Selecting, Growing and Combining Outstanding Perennials: Mid-Atlantic and New England Edition Mid-Atlantic Fruit & Vegetable Gardening: Plant, Grow, and Harvest the Best Edibles - Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Virginia, Washington, ... (Fruit & Vegetable Gardening Guides) Jackson & Perkins Beautiful Roses Made Easy: Mid-Atlantic & New England Edition Music Teacher's Book of Lists (J-B Ed: Book of Lists) The Big Book of Teen Reading Lists: 100 Great, Ready-to-Use Book Lists for Educators, Librarians, Parents, and Teens The Big Book of Children's Reading Lists: 100 Great, Ready-to-Use Book Lists for Educators, Librarians, Parents, and Children The New England Gardener's Book of Lists A bibliography of ship passenger lists, 1538-1825;: Being a guide to published lists of early immigrants to North America Mid-Atlantic Home Landscaping, 3rd edition Month-By-Month Gardening in the Mid-Atlantic Mid-Atlantic Top 10 Garden Guide: The 10 Best Roses, 10 Best Trees--the 10 Best of Everything You Need - The Plants Most Likely to Thrive in Your ... Virginia, West Virginia, Washington, D.C.,... The Southern Gardener's Book of Lists: The Best Plants for All Your Needs, Wants, and Whims