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Garden Myths – Book 1

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Garden Myths – Book 1, by Robert Pavlis

Garden Myths examines over 120 horticultural urban legends. Turning wisdom on its head, Robert Pavlis dives deep into traditional garden advice and debunks the myths and misconceptions that abound. He asks critical questions and uses science-based information to understand plants and their environment. Armed with the truth, Robert then turns this knowledge into easy-to-follow advice.

  • Is fall the best time to clean the garden?
  • Do bloom boosters work?
  • Will citronella plants reduce mosquitoes in the garden?
  • Do pine needles acidify soil?
  • Should tomatoes be suckered?
  • Should trees be staked at planting time?
  • Can burlap keep your trees warm in winter?
  • Will a pebble tray increase humidity for houseplants?


“Garden Myths is a must-read for anyone who wants to use environmentally sound practices. This fascinating and informative book will help you understand plants better, reduce unnecessary work, convince you to buy fewer products and help you enjoy gardening more.”


Comments from Amazon Reviews

If you have a garden, or grow any type of plant, you will enjoy and learn so much.

Beginners should check this book out as a reference to check all the “advice” they will get. ” “Practical and informative.”

This is a must have book for your gardening library.

About The Author

Robert Pavlis is a well-known speaker, and educator with over 40 years of gardening experience. He is the author of Building Natural Ponds, and publishes the popular gardening blogs; and As the owner and head gardener of Aspen Grove Gardens, a six-acre botanical garden, he grows 3,000 varieties of plants.

Product Details


  • Paperback: 206 pages
  • Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing; 1st edition (January 26, 2017)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1542465222
  • ISBN-13: 978-1542465229
  • Product Dimensions: 6 x 0.5 x 9 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 13.1 ounces

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