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Illinois Center for the Book

Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  James Fizzell  

Pen Name: None


Audience: Adult;

Born: 1935 in Chicago, IL

-- James Fizzell on WorldCat --

Illinois Connection

Resides in Park Ridge, IL.

Biographical and Professional Information

Has been a consulting Horticulturist, Author, and Broadcaster

Published Works Expand for more information

Titles At Your Library

Midwest Fruit and Vegetable Book: Illinois (Midwest Fruit and Vegetables)
ISBN: 1930604165

Cool Springs Press. 2001

Gardening is now the favorite leisure pastime in America. Homeowners are realizing the benefits derived from gardening, namely enjoyment, exercise, and nutrition.

Book retailers are well aware that the trend in gardening books is to regional titles that provide credible information on the plants that perform well in specific regions.

"The?Midwest Fruit & Vegetable Book, Illinois Edition"?is written by the highly popular gardening expert James Fizzell.

Contains advice for plant fruits, vegetables, and herbs. With 60 featured plants, the authors provide characteristics of available varieties, planting and maintenance advice, as well as recipes for dishes from the garden.

Month-by-Month Gardening in Illinois
ISBN: 1888608188

Cool Springs Press. 2001

Never garden alone! The Month-By-Month series is the perfect companion to take the guesswork out of gardening. With this book, you'll know what to do each month to have gardening success all year. Written by authors in your state, the information is tailored to the issues that affect your garden the most. When is the best time to plant trees and shrubs? Should I fertilize my lawn now? Is it time to prune my roses? What should I be doing in my garden this month? You'll find the answers to these questions and much more inside. This easy-to-use book highlights each of the ten major plant categories using a monthly format. It guides you through each month of the year, telling you exactly what your garden needs. It is like having an expert in the garden with you all year long. Valuable hints are located throughout the book, and beautiful photographs will inspire you. Written just for gardeners where you live, you can be confident that the information is right for you-and your garden will show it.

Illinois Lawn Guide: Attaining and Maintaining the Lawn You Want (Guide to Midwest and Southern Lawns)
ISBN: 1591864100

Cool Springs Press. 2008

The Lawn Guide Series takes the mystery out of lawn care and maintenance. The book describes how to properly plant, fertilize and water as well as recommendations on how to address the inevitable lawn problems.

Guide to Illinois Vegetable Gardening (Vegetable Gardening Guides)
ISBN: 1591863996

Cool Springs Press. 2008

This book offers advice on everything from starting your garden from seed, to planning your garden with helpful space saving techniques. Make this guide a must-have resource for anyone interested in growing vegetables, no matter what their space requirements. Helpful charts will outline when to plant and when to harvest cool and warm season vegetables.



Speaking Engagements

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Contact Publisher

Press Springs Cool P.O. Box 141000 Nashville, Tennessee