The Science of Gardening

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The Science of Gardening

2018

When scientists examine home gardens and landscapes, one fact stands out: The leading cause of landscape failure is not disease and it's not pests - it's our own gardening practices. Create a beautiful and sustainable home...

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Linda Chalker-Scott
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The Great Courses

In This Series

Garden Science: Weeding Out the Myths
Épisode 1
Garden Science: Weeding Out the Myths
Site Analysis: Choosing the Right Spot
Épisode 2
Site Analysis: Choosing the Right Spot
Soil Analysis: What Makes Soil Great?
Épisode 3
Soil Analysis: What Makes Soil Great?
Living Soils: Bacteria and Fungi
Épisode 4
Living Soils: Bacteria and Fungi
Plant Selection: Natives versus Non-Natives
Épisode 5
Plant Selection: Natives versus Non-Natives
Plant Selection: Function and Form
Épisode 6
Plant Selection: Function and Form
Plant Selection: Finding Quality Specimens
Épisode 7
Plant Selection: Finding Quality Specimens
Soil Preparation and Protection
Épisode 8
Soil Preparation and Protection
The Truth about Mulch
Épisode 9
The Truth about Mulch
Planting for Survival
Épisode 10
Planting for Survival
Aftercare for New Plants
Épisode 11
Aftercare for New Plants
Plant Nutrition: Evidence-Based Fertilizing
Épisode 12
Plant Nutrition: Evidence-Based Fertilizing
The Art and Science of Pruning
Épisode 13
The Art and Science of Pruning
Creating Safe Food Gardens
Épisode 14
Creating Safe Food Gardens
Water-Wise Landscaping
Épisode 15
Water-Wise Landscaping
Diagnosing Diseases and Disasters
Épisode 16
Diagnosing Diseases and Disasters
Gardening CSI: Case Studies
Épisode 17
Gardening CSI: Case Studies
Integrated Pest Management
Épisode 18
Integrated Pest Management
Understanding Pesticides
Épisode 19
Understanding Pesticides
What to Do about Weeds
Épisode 20
What to Do about Weeds
What to Do about Insects
Épisode 21
What to Do about Insects
What to Do about Herbivores
Épisode 22
What to Do about Herbivores
Tackling Garden Myths and Misinformation
Épisode 23
Tackling Garden Myths and Misinformation
Applied Garden Science: Success Stories
Épisode 24
Applied Garden Science: Success Stories