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Number of Pages: 256
Vendor: Cool Springs Press
Publication Date: 2015
|Dimensions: 10.00 X 7.00 (inches)|
The complete guide to select, plan, plant, maintain, and problem-solve for gardeners living in the Northwest (including Oregon, Washington, northern California and British Columbia). The Northwest Gardener's Handbook is filled with all the need-to-know information to make your Northwestern garden a success. This book is the when-to, how-to, and what-to of gardening for the more experienced gardener. "When to" information assists gardeners with the proper care and timing for everything from planting to watering. "How to" gives you the best methods needed for your garden. "What-to" covers the climate and topography of the region and the best way to manage and choose annuals, perennials, bulbs, edibles, groundcover, roses, shrubs, trees, vines, native plants and many more types of plants and situations. A section devoted to water-wise gardening offers insight into a key component of every garden which is especially in this region. Save water, money and time with Pat's tips!
Gorgeous, full-color photographs provide at-a-glance information on the best plants to use in any situation. Create the best garden possible, using information designed for your specific needs. Whether you're designing a garden from scratch or maintaining one that you've had for years, this is the book for you!
"Ideal for new gardeners, or those new to gardening in our climate; the "Garden Know-How" section alone could launch someone on their way to a satisfying experience." - Seattle Times
"This 256-page trove is brimming with 384 gorgeous color photographs and information detailing the various regions in the Northwest. It contains the most clear description of the various microclimates I've ever read - temperature ranges, precipitation totals, variations in soil geology." - Oregonian.com