Let me start by saying if you get this book, get the ebook version! Why? Well it’s nearly 870 pages long but worth its weight in
The book answers just about every gardening question you can think of, from how to deal with skunks damaging your lawn to how to tell the difference between a bulb and a corm and the benefits and drawbacks of different kinds of manure. It’s a treasure trove of information for new and veteran gardeners alike. In addition to all the questions and answers, there are sidebars sprinkled throughout filled with bits of trivia, helpful hints, garden lore and other fun and useful things.
It’s written in casual, easy to read language and the sections are arranged to make it easy to find exactly what you’re looking for. A detailed index is also provided. I highly recommend this to every gardener looking for a handy reference guide.
The New York Times 1000 Gardening Questions is available in ebook form for $9.99, paperback for $13, and hardcover for $13 from most bookstores, but get the ebook version because trust me, you’re going to be using it a lot!