Revealing the techniques that work in grand gardens yet are just as applicable for small yards, a vegetable patch, or several acres, the advice in this guide covers good plant nutrition, including how to make a plant healthy from organic spraying with milk. Composting is covered as well, including hot composting techniques; the ultimate leaf mold, bracken compost, and potash; and composting food waste. Gardeners will learn how to survive droughts and downpours with low-watering regimes, how to increase plants' drought resistance, how to choose the right plant for any condition, and how to keep plants healthy in water-logged soil. Tips on being a greener gardener include water-collection systems, using beneficial insects to control pests, alternatives to pesticides and fungicides, sterilizing without bleach, peat-free composts, and alternatives to plastic. Gardening by the moon is also covered, with simple and scientific experiments in biodynamic gardening.