If you have grand visions of a lush home garden but fear your thumb is more brown than green, Plants You Can't Kill
is just the inspiration you need to resuscitate your yard. Profiling "101 easy-to-grow species for beginning gardeners,"
this handy resource helps you identify low-maintenance and hardy - yet beautiful! - annuals, perennials, grasses, houseplants, and shrubs and trees, as well as tasty veggies and herbs. Not sure what's the difference between annuals and perennials? Gardening writer Stacy Tornio covers basic facts like that, too. Full of colorful photos and "green thumb tips," it's a handy guide for first-time homeowners, budding veggie farmers…and convicted houseplant killers! (KG)