Fine Gardening How-To Series: Gardening Techniques, Vol. 1 DVD-ROM

Fine Gardening How-To Series: Gardening Techniques, Vol. 1 DVD-ROM

SKU# 041034

Quick computer access to 36 articles and 9 video clips

Editors of Fine Gardening

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  • Product # 041034
  • ISBN 978-1-60085-052-3
  • Published Date 2008

This time-saving DVD-ROM presents knowledgeable answers to just about anything you might want to know about maintaining, feeding, staking, and watering your garden. This comprehensive look at garden maintenance is the result of choosing the best articles on these important topics from those that have appeared in Fine Gardening magazine.

From renovating a perennial bed to creating perfect edges to choosing the right tools for every job, it's all here in 36 articles reproduced in their entirety. You'll discover how to fight weeds, mulch properly, use slow-release and other types of fertilizers, stake a plant, and water wisely.

Each article is full of proven tips, step-by-step techniques, and detailed photographs to help you become a better gardener. This DVD shows you how to grow a healthy weed-free garden, what to do when your garden grows too big, 35 ways to remedy pests and diseases, and so much more.

Best of all, it's easy to find exactly what you are looking for quickly with our easy search feature. It will save you time and trouble when you need expert information fast.

The accompanying video clips demonstrate helpful techniques like tree staking, drip irrigation, ridding a garden of slugs and snails, and more.

When you have questions about garden maintenance, this is the place to go for fast, expert answers. Just a few examples of the practical information you'll find here:

  • How to Reduce Maintenance
  • What's Eating Your Plants
  • Learn to Water Well
  • A Buyer's Guide to Fertilizers

This handy DVD-ROM shows you how to master the basics of proper garden maintenance and it will help you become a better gardener.


System Requirements

Windowsᆴ

  • Microsoftᆴ Windows 2000, XP or Vista
  • Pentiumᆴ 3 (Pentium 4 recommended)
  • 512MB RAM
  • DVD-ROM drive (8X or faster recommended)
  • 800x600 minimum screen resolution (1024x768 recommended)
  • 4.3GB of available hard drive space (if installed)

    Appleᆴ

  • Mac OSXᆴ 10.3.8 to 10.6.8*
  • PowerPC G3 (PowerPC G4 recommended)
  • 256MB RAM (512MB or greater recommended)
  • DVD-ROM drive (8X or faster recommended)
  • 800x600 minimum screen resolution (1024x768 recommended)
  • 4.3GB of available hard drive space (if installed)

    Download of Adobe Shockwaveᆴ Player might be required on some systems
    This DVD-ROM disk will not play on stand-alone DVD players.

    *Requires Rosetta

  • Table of Contents
    Maintaining
    Renovating a Perennial Bed
    Sharpening & Cleaning Tools
    Mulch
    Remaking a Bed
    Perfect Edges
    Rooting Out Perennial Weeds
    Fighting Weeds
    10 Time Saving Tips
    Choosing / Using the Right Tools
    Weeding Made Easy
    35 Pest & Disease Remedies
    When the Garden Grows Too Big
    How to Reduce Maintenance
    What's Eating Your Plants?

    Feeding
    A Buyer's Guide to Fertilizers
    Slow-Release Fertilizers
    Organic Fertilizers
    Weed and Feed Fertilizers
    Fertilizing Trees (Q&A)
    Fertilizing Basics
    Synthetic Ferts/Supplemental
    Fertilizer in a Flash

    Staking
    Give Your Plants the Support Needed
    To Stake or Not to Stake?
    Supporting Cast for Tomatoes
    Look Ma, No Stakes

    Watering
    Learn to Water Well
    How Much Water and When?
    2 Ways to Water
    Make Every Drop Count
    Rain Barrels
    Irrigating with Hard Water (Q&A)
    Water While it Rains
    Watering Trees in Drought
    Water Wisely w/ Drip Irrigation
    Easy Irrigation

    Videos
    Feeding and Mulching Roses
    How to Use a Shovel
    Releasing Beneficial Insects
    Ridding Garden of Slugs & Snails
    Selecting the Right Shovel
    What Deer Damage Looks Like
    Tree Staking
    Drip Irrigation
    Fertilizing Basics
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