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the real dirt:
A Gardening Handbook for Parker County

This 242-page book by the Parker County Master Gardeners consists of three major sections: Earth-Kind Horticulture, Plant Descriptions, and Special Gardens. Purchase price includes a CD with over 1000 images.

Cost: $25 + $5 s/h

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Master Gardener Favorites:
Plants for North Central Texas

Published by the Lake Granbury (Hood County) Master Gardeners, this book contains sections on salt tolerant and deer-resistant plants, oak wilt disease, fire-wise landscaping and watering. Also included:  vegetable growing chart, climate map, and gardening calendar. Purchase price includes a CD.

Cost: $20

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Garden Guide for Austin & Vicinity

This award-winning book, now in its 4th edition, published by the Travis County Master Gardeners contains a vegetable garden planting guide, recommended vegetable varieties, suggested books to read, plant/seed resources, and much, much more.

Cost: $14.95, available at many Austin-area nursery and gardening stores

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