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1001 Tips for Canadian Gardeners

1001 Tips for Canadian Gardeners    
Format Softcover
Catalogue No. 978-1-55105-593-0
Pages 208
Language English only
Price $14.95
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Written by Patricia Hanbidge with Alison Beck, Laura Peters and Don Williamson.
Published by Lone Pine Publishing, 2008.


Four of Canada’s best-selling gardening authors have pooled their knowledge to create this fun and handy collection of tips to make your time in the garden more successful and enjoyable.

The book is organized by subjects and also by seasons. You’ll find information on getting your garden ready each spring, how to maintain and strengthen nutrients in the soil, how to deal with pets and pests, planning and design tips for your garden, what to look for when you’re choosing plants or, for that matter, when choosing a garden centre, how to select tools and a host of labour-saving ideas usually learned the hard way through personal experience.

1001 Tips for Canadian Gardeners features advice on:
  • planning and garden design
  • soil basics, preparation and modification
  • selecting and purchasing plants
  • starting plants from seeds
  • composting
  • fertilizing
  • planting for all types of plants
  • pruning
  • propagation
  • watering
  • weeding
  • pets and pet safety
  • kids in the garden
  • wildlife in the garden
  • environmental gardening
  • enjoying garden produce
  • indoor gardening
  • and much more.
If you’re a newcomer to gardening, this book is worth every penny in what you’ll save in materials, time and satisfaction. And even if your green thumb was earned a while back, you’ll still find plenty of useful ideas.

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This page last modified: June 18, 2008

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