This definitive guide explains every technique you need to keep your garden looking gorgeous year-round. Topics include soil management, propagating seeds, plant and lawn care, container gardening, pruning shrubs, and transplanting. You'll also find sections devoted to garden design and construction of water features, paths, patios, and rock gardens. All of this information is at your fingertips with step-by-step instructions for dealing with all your day-to-day gardening questions. With more than 1,500 color drawings to demonstrate techniques and simple charts on how to deal with pests and diseases, this book is perfect for gardeners of all levels.