Cold-Climate Gardening   -     By: Lewis Hill
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Cold-Climate Gardening

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Early and late frosts, arctic winds, and inhospitable terrain are just a few of the obstacles facing those who garden in the icebox region of the United States and Canada. Lewis Hill has spent a lifetime in northern Vermont, and is undaunted by the challenges of weather and climate. His system for how to garden more and better in the time that you do have is covered in this extensive 308-page guide. There is tons of invaluable information that will prove northern gardeners that they can grow food, how to landscape techiniques to employ that will protect vulnerable plantings, how to warm up the soil earlier, and which species are appropriate to your area. Not just for those who live in the snow belt, this book will also be useful to those who want to extend their gardening season in any climate.

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Format: Paperback
Vendor: Workman Publishing
ISBN: 0882664417
ISBN-13: 9780882664415
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Publisher's Description

Early and late frosts, arctic winds, and inhospitable terrain are just a few of the obstacles facing those who garden in the colder regions of North America. Author Lewis Hill has spent a lifetime gardening in northern Vermont, and his system for how to garden more and better in a short growing season is thoroughly covered in this comprehensive guide. With Cold-Climate Gardening, gardeners in cold regions will discover how to grow more food, landscape more effectively, protect vulnerable plantings, warm up the soil earlier, choose species that will thrive, and much more.

Author Bio

The late Lewis Hill, a beloved and best-selling Storey author, grew more than 20,000 trees on his farm in Greensboro, Vermont. He was also a member of the National Christmas Tree Association and the New Hampshire-Vermont Christmas Tree Association.

Editorial Reviews

"…Lewis Hill, not only covers the standard fruits and vegetables in the standard way, but also offers advice on how to extend their growing season." - Buffalo News

 

" …written in a friendly, witty, easy- to- understand fashion and offers direct, uncomplicated advice." - Sacramento Bee

 

" This interesting release claims to instruct you on how to extend your growing season by at least 30 days. That sounds like a tall order, but only a few pages in to the book and you will no doubt be a believer." - Rocky Mountain News

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