Those of you who have listened to the author's broadcast period over Columbia network will recognize some of the material in this book, which grew out of those programs and the questions that came from listeners. The book covers a wide range: -- trees, annuals, bult, house plants, water gardens, vegetables, lawns, plants for sunny and shady spots, sprays and fertilizers. Adequate, thought not very thorough in treatment. The book is a good first book for the amateur, the small home owner. There is nothing particularly now in either subject matter or handling, but the style is clear, the information interestingly presented. Each chapter ends with a list of , typical of those he receives -- and the answers.