Gardens for the time-challenged

Mannix, Margaret
April 1993
U.S. News & World Report;4/19/93, Vol. 114 Issue 15, p71
Presents new products for those who want to cultivate their own garden but don't quite have the time. `Sure Starts,' bedding plants in 88 varieties of flowers and vegetables from W. Atlee Burpee Company; `Step-By-Step Gardens' catalog from Spring Hill Nurseries of Tipp City, Ohio; The book `Shortcuts to Great Gardens,' by Nigel Colborn; Nancy Bubel's `Handbook of Garden Projects for All Seasons'; Costs; Contact points.


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