WorldCat Identities

Ellis, Barbara W.

Overview
Works: 41 works in 142 publications in 2 languages and 16,301 library holdings
Genres: Encyclopedias  Handbooks and manuals  Miscellanea  Directories 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other
Classifications: SB453.5, 635
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Barbara W Ellis
Rodale's all-new encyclopedia of organic gardening : the indispensable resource for every gardener by Fern Marshall Bradley( Book )

9 editions published between 1992 and 1998 in English and held by 1,609 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Over 400 entries provide practical information collected from garden experts and writers
The Organic gardener's handbook of natural insect and disease control : a complete problem-solving guide to keeping your garden & yard healthy without chemicals( Book )

7 editions published between 1992 and 1996 in English and held by 1,533 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides detailed instructions for controlling pests
Deckscaping : gardening and landscaping on and around your deck by Barbara W Ellis( Book )

6 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 956 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When surrounded by shrubs and small trees, perennials and annuals, ornamental grasses and vines, your deck becomes an appealing link between your home and yard. In this book, you'll find everything you need to know to create your dream deck environment. Barbara Ellis offers dozens of creative ideas and fail=proof techniques.--COVER
Burpee complete gardener : a comprehensive, up-to-date, fully illustrated reference for gardeners at all levels( Book )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 920 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Resource guide for gardeners with advice on getting started and designing a garden, profiles of a wide variety of flowers, vegetables, herbs, groundcovers, and vines, and information on planting and caring for the garden, tools to use, and how to control pests and diseases
Rodale's ultimate encyclopedia of organic gardening : the indispensable green resource for every gardener by Fern Bradley( Book )

13 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 885 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Let the garden experts at Rodale help you create your most successful garden ever. Learn how to use natural and chemical-free methods to grow vegetables and fruit, perennials, annuals, bulbs, herbs, and trees and shrubs and maintain your landscape all year-round. Now throughly revised and updated, this encyclopedia features new organic pest controls, improved growing techniques, the latest soil recommendations, and promising new gardening trends"--Page 4 of cover
Rodale's illustrated encyclopedia of gardening and landscaping techniques( Book )

4 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 881 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This comprehensive, encyclopedia provides a wealth of information on practical, all-organic gardening techniques for ornamental as well as food gardens. It is full of step-by-step directions, tips, recipes, projects, and plant list
Covering ground : unexpected ideas for landscaping with colorful, low-maintenance ground covers by Barbara W Ellis( Book )

8 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and French and held by 845 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Learn about growing ground cover plants
The organic gardener's handbook of natural pest and disease control : a complete guide to maintaining a healthy garden and yard the earth-friendly way by Fern Marshall Bradley( Book )

10 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 844 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This handbook is an illustrated plant encyclopedia that lists the symptoms and solutions for major problems of over two hundred popular plants; features identification guides to insects and diseases that plague plants; and lists acceptable organic control techniques and products
Shady retreats : 20 plans for colorful, private spaces in your backyard by Barbara W Ellis( Book )

6 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 656 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides layouts for twenty different outdoor areas, with tips for choosing the right shrubs and flowers, advice on planning and planting, and suggestions for making the most out of limited spaces
Rodale's no-fail flower garden : how to plan, plant, and grow a beautiful, easy-care garden by Joan Benjamin( Book )

4 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 611 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Learn how to flower garden with success -- avoid every kind of flower gardening problem, including seeds that don't germinate, flowers that bloom at the wrong time or refuse to thrive, poor soil, and insects and diseases
The veggie gardener's answer book : solutions to every problem you'll ever face : answers to every question you'll ever ask by Barbara W Ellis( Book )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 609 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From the Publisher: What happens between the hopeful spring weekends spent planting seeds and the warm summer morning when the gardener wanders back into the rows of vegetable plants with picking basket in hand? Plenty! Every healthy vegetable garden represents an entire world of activity and every vegetable gardener, no matter how experienced, wants to know more about what's going on in those tidy rows and how to handle any growing quandary that may arise throughout the season. The Veggie Gardener's Answer Book has all the answers, gathered together in a sturdy little book for handy in-the-garden reference. Gardeners will find helpful, uncomplicated responses to questions on planning and planting a vegetable garden, improving soil, caring for crops, and organically controlling pests and diseases. The second section of the book takes readers on a veggie-by-veggie tour of the most popular crops, offering detailed advice on everything from starting seeds to knowing when to harvest. Having trouble choosing tomato varieties? Need advice on staking beans? It's all here in easy-to-access answers to everyday questions. The popularity of vegetable gardening is at an all-time high. Homegrown vegetables taste great, nourish body and soul, and provide the additional security of knowing where the produce comes from and how it was grown. The Veggie Gardener's Answer Book feeds readers all the insider's tips and tricks, practical advice, and organic wisdom necessary for growing the very best crops
Starting seeds : how to grow healthly, productive vegetables, herbs, and flowers from seed by Barbara W Ellis( Book )

4 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 541 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Growing plants from seeds isn't difficult; it just takes a little know-how. Now, gardeners of any experience level can get a jump on the growing season with this concise, straightforward guide. Ellis provides the basic information that you need and teaches you foolproof starting techniques for a variety of vegetables, herbs, and flowers
Taylor's guide to perennials : more than 600 flowering and foliage plants, including ferns and ornamental grasses by Barbara W Ellis( Book )

4 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 523 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Designed to help gardeners sample a variety of perennials available and determine which ones to add to their beds and borders
Outdoor living spaces : how to create a landscape you can use & enjoy by Susan M Rademacher( Book )

3 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 481 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Taylor's guide to growing North America's favorite plants : proven perennials, annuals, flowering trees, shrubs, & vines for every garden by Barbara W Ellis( Book )

2 editions published between 1998 and 2001 in English and held by 444 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Covers purchasing, growing, and caring for the most popular plants
Taylor's guide to bulbs : how to select and grow 480 species of spring and summer bulbs by Barbara W Ellis( Book )

2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 392 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Offers advice on how to grow bulbs and describes the characteristics of more than 400 bulb plants
North American horticulture, a reference guide by Barbara W Ellis( Book )

6 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 352 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Attracting birds & butterflies : how to plan and plant a backyard habitat by Barbara W Ellis( Book )

4 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and held by 334 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rodale's low-maintenance gardening techniques : shortcuts and time-saving hints for your greatest garden ever by Barbara W Ellis( Book )

3 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in English and held by 322 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents time-saving techniques for growing healthy fruit and vegetable gardens, including tips on tools, composting, and watering
 
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Rodale's all-new encyclopedia of organic gardening : the indispensable resource for every gardener
Alternative Names
Ellis, Barbara

Languages
English (96)

French (2)

Covers
The Organic gardener's handbook of natural insect and disease control : a complete problem-solving guide to keeping your garden & yard healthy without chemicalsDeckscaping : gardening and landscaping on and around your deckBurpee complete gardener : a comprehensive, up-to-date, fully illustrated reference for gardeners at all levelsRodale's ultimate encyclopedia of organic gardening : the indispensable green resource for every gardenerCovering ground : unexpected ideas for landscaping with colorful, low-maintenance ground coversThe organic gardener's handbook of natural pest and disease control : a complete guide to maintaining a healthy garden and yard the earth-friendly wayShady retreats : 20 plans for colorful, private spaces in your backyardRodale's no-fail flower garden : how to plan, plant, and grow a beautiful, easy-care garden