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The Weekend Gardener Ebook

The Weekend Gardener
Category: Garden
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Title: The Weekend Gardener
The Busy Persons Guide To A Beautiful Backyard Garden

Brand New
Step-by-Step Manual Reveals How You Can Have A Beautiful Garden That Almost Takes Care of Itself!

". . .and believe it or not you can do
it in just a few hours on the weekend!"

The Lost Weekend

Meet Fred. He used to spend every daylight hour on Saturday and Sunday doing back breaking work in his garden. Dirty, disheveled and perspiring he was not a happy camper.

By the time Monday rolled around, Fred would drag his aching back and muscles off to his job and prepare to do the same thing all over again when the next weekend arrived. Sound familiar?

The really sad part about his story, is that even after putting in all that hard work, his yard really didn't look all that great!

You see Fred isn't any different than most property owners. Just like you, he wanted to have a garden that would bring pleasure and satisfaction. The only problem is time. . .the lack of it!

A Better Weekend

What if you could have it all? A beautiful, restful garden that beckons to be enjoyed. And, what if you could do it in just a few hours every weekend? Impossible? Not at all!

The Weekend Gardener truly is the busy persons manual to a beautiful backyard garden. You can have it all! Jam-packed with 155 pages you'll learn everything you need to know, such as:

  • Grass versus ground cover
  • Taming the lawn beast
  • The proper grass selection
  • Have the perfect flower garden
  • Easy care plants for weekenders
  • How about those roses!
  • Keep 'em moving crop rotation
  • Delicious fruits and vegetables
  • Natural landscapes
  • Vegetable roommates
  • Vertical gardening
  • Meadow gardening
  • Everlasting perennial crops

The Weekend Gardener teaches you all of this and more! Each chapter contains a "quick tip" for easy reference.


"The Weekenders Year Long Calendar of Activities", takes all the guesswork out of what to do in your garden and when to do it.

Grab your copy of The Weekend Gardener and learn how to have your very own lovely garden. A place where the landscape sparkles with refreshment and the beauty of nature.

Table of Contents

Please See This First
Chapter 1: The Weekend Garden

  • Weekend Gardening Goals
  • A Better Weekend Gardening Experience
  • Making Your Choices
  • Slow But Sure Does It!
  • Looking For Easy Solutions

Chapter 2: Easy Lawns

  • Sloping Lawns
  • A New Vision Of Lawn Care
  • What About Lawn in Shade?
  • Mass Planting Ground Covers
  • Let's Line up Our Lawn
  • My Big Three Suggestions!
  • Handling Unruly Ground Covers
  • Oh! The Tangled Webs Of Deceitful Ground Cover!
  • Mowing And Lawn Care Freedom
  • Shaded Grass
  • Grass Choices
  • Helping Grass In The Shade
  • A Mowing Strip To The Rescue!
  • Grass Vs. Tree Trunks & Roots
  • Conclusion: Easy Lawns!

Chapter 3: Fast Flowers

  • Flowers: A Short Course
  • The Perfect Weekend Flower Garden
  • Three Cheers For Annuals!
  • Those Bang-Up Biennials!
  • Easy Care Annuals
  • Keep 'Em Comin' Perennials
  • Roses, Oh! Roses
  • Bang Up Bulbs!
  • The Season Long Bloom
  • Taking The Outside Inside
  • Color In The Flower Garden
  • Enjoy the Loveliness Of Your Care Free Flower Garden

Chapter 4: Delicious Weekend Vegetable Gardens

  • Step One- The Soil
  • Intensive Gardening
  • Yearly Chores
  • Designing Your Bed
  • Making The Bed
  • How To Select Vegetables
  • Weekend Vertical Gardening
  • Harvesting Vegetable Plants
  • Spacing Crops For Weekenders
  • Keep 'Em Moving Crop Rotation
  • Vegetable Roommates
  • Coming Back For Seconds And Thirds And
  • Those Everlasting Perennial Crops

Chapter 5: Fruits Made Easier

  • How To Care For Blueberries- The Basics
  • Blueberries: The Friendliest Of All
  • Planting And Feeding Blueberries
  • Scrumptious Strawberries
  • Pruning Blueberries
  • Whoa! Strawberry Stampede!
  • Big Show Brambles!
  • Strawberry Planting & Feeding
  • Which Brambles?
  • Brambles Basic Care
  • A Trellis and A Bramble
  • Is your Bramble Sick?
  • Caring For Currants and Gooseberries
  • Currants and Gooseberries
  • A Fruity Conclusion

Chapter 6: Natural Landscapes

  • Native Or Natural?
  • A Few Basic Principles
  • Your Woodland Garden - A Shaded Paradise
  • Shaded Areas
  • Check The Soil pH And Other Considerations
  • Choosing Your Site
  • Let's Get Some Woodland Plants
  • Let's Spark Up The Soil
  • A Word Of Caution
  • Ferns Are Lovely Here
  • Let's Place Our Plants Now
  • House Keeping Is A Breeze!
  • What About Seed Mixes?
  • An Introduction To Meadow Gardening
  • Weeds And Your Meadow

Chapter 7: Easy Care Plants for Weekenders

  • Weekender Small, Medium & Tall Deciduous Tree Recommendations
  • Weekender Groundcover Recommendations
  • Weekender Evergreen Tree Recommendations
  • Weekender Evergreen Shrub Recommendations
  • Weekender Deciduous Shrub Recommendations
  • Weekender Annuals Recommendations
  • Weekender Bulb Recommendations
  • Weekender Perennial Recommendations

Chapter 8: Matching The Tool and Task In Your Weekend Garden

  • Dig In and Plant With These Tools
  • Don't Take Your Tools For Granted
  • Power Tillers
  • Weekend Pruning Tools
  • Weekend Weeding & Cultivating Tools
  • Weekenders Raking And Blowing Tools
  • Weekenders Edging Tools
  • Weekenders Leaf Eating And Brush Chomping Tools
  • Weekenders Lawn Mowing Tools
  • Weekenders Wheelbarrows, Carts, And Garden Cloths
  • Weekenders Garden Hoses And Attachment Tools
  • Weekenders Mulch
  • Weekenders Compost

Appendix A: Weekender's Year Long Calendar Of Activities
Appendix B: USDA Plant Hardiness Zone Map
Appendix C: Weekend Gardeners' Resources
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