Adventures of a Transplanted Gardener: Advice for New Florida Gardeners (Paperback)

Adventures of a Transplanted Gardener: Advice for New Florida Gardeners By Ginny Stibolt Cover Image
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A starter guide
to cultivating plants that flourish in Florida

for gardeners new to Florida and residents who want to try their hands
at gardening for the first time, this starter guide helps readers learn to grow
plants in the state's unique natural environment. Botanist and lifelong
gardener Ginny Stibolt shares helpful stories, advice, and tips from her own
experience moving to Florida, where she discovered that the rules she had followed did not apply.

tells readers what they can do to avoid the beginner mistakes she made and
dispels common misconceptions about which plants to grow and how to grow them in
Florida. Introducing Florida's water features, natural areas, and native plant
communities, Stibolt shows what a "Real Florida" landscape looks like and
explains how working with this knowledge makes gardening easier and more
successful. She explores useful topics including gardening for birds and
butterflies, growing food, composting, and stormwater management. Stibolt also
points to resources for digging deeper into these and related subjects based on
the reader's needs and location within the state.

Full of
friendly, reliable, and commonsense expertise, Adventures of a Transplanted Gardener sets aspiring
growers on the fast track to cultivating plants that flourish in Florida. This
book is the perfect resource for anyone interested in the challenges, rewards,
and beauty of gardening in the Sunshine State.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780813068640
ISBN-10: 0813068649
Publisher: University Press of Florida
Publication Date: May 10th, 2022
Pages: 192
Language: English