The Art of Home Gardening
by Rod Smith
The textbook I wrote for my Home Gardening classes at Portland Community College is now available. Newly revised and expanded gardening articles and plant lists fill one hundred-nine pages. Topics are Landscape Design, Sample Landscape Plan, Improving Soil, Planting in Clay Soil, Trees and Shrubs, Roses, Annuals, Biennials, Perennials, Bulbs, Calendar of Color, Trees, Shrubs, Vines, Perennials, Oregon Native Landscape Plants, Invasive Weeds, Edible Landscaping, Fruit Tree Tips, Planting a Vegetable Garden, The Joy of Herbs, Lawn Care, Insect, Disease and Weed Control, Pruning, Winter Plant Protection, Plant Propagation, House Plants and Waterwise Gardening.
Monthly gardening tips for the Willamette Valley are included.
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Common and Scientific Names of Trees, Shrubs, Vines & Perennials
Spring Perennial Color
Summer Perennial Color
Fall Perennial Color
Winter and All Year Perennial Color
All Perennials in Alphabetical Order
Spring Shrub Color
Summer Shrub Color
Fall Shrub Color
Winter Shrub Color
All Year Shrubs
All Shrubs in Alphabetical Order
Spring Tree Color
Summer Tree Color
Fall Tree Color
Winter Tree Color
All Trees in Alphabetical Order
Spring and Summer Vine Color
Fall and Winter Vine Color and All Year Vines
All Vines in Alphabetical Order
More information can be found on my webpages:
Annuals, Biennials, Perennials and Bulbs
Fruit Tree Tips
Herbs for the Kitchen and Landscape
Oregon Invasive Plants
Oregon Native Landscape Plants
Planting a Vegetable Garden
Planting in Clay Soil
Preferred Soil pH
Pruning for Shade, Flowers and Fruit
Remove Trees Roots and All
Rod's Garden Pruning
Seasonal Pruning Guide
Trees and Shrubs in the Landscape
Water Wise Gardening
Winter Plant Protection