Gardening in San Antonio and South Texas Author:H. R. Newcomer and Dr. Roy C. Bates Many a San Antonio gardener and lover of flowers has groaned and sighed when his carefully tended culture resulted in naught. He has mournfully asked, "What can I do?" — To answer this question and the hundreds of others relating thereto, we, the authors, have prepared this book. — We have attempted to schedule plantings to provide blooms in the g... more »ardens of San Antonio and South Texas all year long; we have passed along to our readers our methods of growing more than 150 types of tree, shrub, vine and flower. These methods have resulted from many years of experiment with all of the many kinds of seed and plant; they deal with the more technical problems as well as with those confronting the novice who concerns himself only with plain, everyday planting.
GARDENING IN SAN ANTONIO AND SOUTH TEXAS has been designed to help both the home owner and the casual gardener in producing healthy, blooming plants - and to enjoy themselves fully in so doing.
Every region, every clime requires its personalized garden book; because of the obvious need in San Antonio and South Texas, this book was conceived in hope and brought to fruition from the anguished throes only lay-gardeners turned journalists could experience.« less