Free Downloads
Illinois Gardener's Guide

"Illinois Gardener's Guide" offers state-specific information on the what, when, where, why and how of Illinois gardening rather than regional or national information other publications contain.

Series: Illinois Gardener's Guide

Paperback: 408 pages

Publisher: Cool Springs Press (July 3, 2001)

Language: English

ISBN-10: 1888608412

ISBN-13: 978-1888608410

Product Dimensions: 6 x 1.2 x 9 inches

Shipping Weight: 1.3 pounds

Average Customer Review: 4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (14 customer reviews)

Best Sellers Rank: #1,172,523 in Books (See Top 100 in Books) #84 in Books > Crafts, Hobbies & Home > Gardening & Landscape Design > By Region > Midwest #781 in Books > Crafts, Hobbies & Home > Gardening & Landscape Design > Landscape

An easy to use reference book which tells the Illinois gardner what to plant, where to plant, and when to prune. It's a very useful handbook for novice and not-so-novice midwest gardners.

This is a handy reference for Illinois gardeners with quite a bit of inside info - what will really grow here and what won't -and I often refer to it. The information on specific varieties could be a little more meaty but overall this is well worth the price. I bought a copy of the first edition of this book and it wasn't very good. If you did also you should give Fizzell a second chance - this revised edition is much better.

very usefull guide to local gardening.chapters for annuals,bulbs,perennials,shrubs and more.i find i refer to it often for care and maintenance as well as new ideas for plants to's well written and easy to's great for first timers and the experienced.

Informative and easy to use. Purchased a copy for ourselves after checking it out from the library a few times. Great help in getting our pollinator garden set up. We also used it to help us pick planting that would date with our house (built in the 1850's).

Nice book, handy to have info pertaining to my geographical area. I find it easier to think about several choices for the garden when I can flip between parts of a book, rather than changing website windows. Great reference book for garden lovers.

I'm learning to farm and I was told this would be a great book. Received as a gift from my Wishlist and I can't wait to start reading it. I'm also looking forward to getting these books as well: Guide to Illinois Vegetable Gardening (Vegetable Gardening Guides) and The Veggie Gardener's Answer Book: Solutions to Every Problem You'll Ever Face; Answers to Every Question You'll Ever Ask (Answer Book (Storey))

This is a must-have book for Illinois Gardeners. If you have the budget to buy only one book, you should buy this. I am still waiting for the companion book "Month-By-Month Gardening"; as it is out of stock at .

Your Illinois Wills, Trusts, & Estates Explained Simply: Important Information You Need to Know for Illinois Residents (Back-To-Basics) West's Illinois Family Laws and Court Rules, 2009 ed. (West's Illinois Family Law and Court Rules) Illinois Gardener's Guide Midwest Gardener's Handbook: Your Complete Guide: Select - Plan - Plant - Maintain - Problem-solve - Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, ... North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota, Wisconsin Gardener's Guide to Tropical Plants: Cool Ways to Add Hot Colors, Bold Foliage, and Striking Textures (Gardener's Guides) Minnesota Gardener's Guide (Gardener's Guides) Indiana Gardener's Guide (Gardener's Guides) Washington & Oregon Gardener's Guide: Proven Plants for Inspired Gardens (Gardener's Guides) Arizona Gardener's Guide (Gardener's Guides) Guide to Illinois Vegetable Gardening (Vegetable Gardening Guides) Month-By-Month Gardening in Illinois: What to Do Each Month to Have a Beautiful Garden All Year Best Garden Plants for Illinois Illinois, Indiana & Ohio Month-by-Month Gardening: What to Do Each Month to Have a Beautiful Garden All Year Perennials for Illinois Route 66 in Illinois (Images of America) Advancing Airfield Pavements: Proceedings of the 2001 Airfield Pavement Specialty Conference, August 5-8, 2001, Chicago, Illinois Armed and Dangerous: Memoirs of a Chicago Policewoman (Illinois) Chicago's WLS Radio (Images of America: Illinois) How to Win a Workers' Compensation Claim in Illinois To Us, All Flowers Are Roses: POEMS (Illinois Poetry)