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Cold-Climate Gardening: How to Extend Your Growing Season by at Least 30 Days

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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 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.

Synopsis:

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.


Cold-Climate Gardening is an invaluable guide for northern gardeners, showing

Synopsis:

Adding 30 days to the growing season is a big claim — a few pages into this book and cold-climate gardeners will be convinced.

About the Author

The late Lewis Hill was a nurseryman for more than 55 years. He was the author or co-author of 15 books that total more than 600,000 copies in print. Lewis's Secrets of Plant Propagation was selected by the American Horticultural Society as one of their "75 Great Garden Books."

Table of Contents

Introduction

PART I

1. The Challenges of Climate and Weather

2. Gettting the Most Out of the Growing Season

3. How to Lengthen the Growing Season

PART II

4. Growing Vegetables

5. Tree Fruits

6. The Berry Patch

7. Grapes for the North

8. Growing Nuts in the North

9. Perennial Foods and Herbs

10. Grains

PART III

11. Planning and Planting

12. Shade Trees and Evergreens

13. Ornamental Shrubs

14. Growing Flowers in the North

15. Hedges for the North

16. Lawns

17. Ground Covers and Vines

Appendix

Index

Product Details

ISBN:
9780882664415
Author:
Hill, Lewis
Publisher:
Storey Publishing
Location:
Pownal, Vt.
Subject:
Techniques
Subject:
Gardening
Subject:
Northeastern states
Subject:
Climatic - Temperate
Subject:
GARDENING / Techniques
Subject:
Gardening -- Northeastern States.
Subject:
Gardening -- Northwestern States.
Subject:
Gardening : General
Subject:
GARDENING / Vegetables
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paperback
Series Volume:
no. 55
Publication Date:
19870131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
6 x 9
Pages:
320
Dimensions:
9 x 6.06 x 0.8 in 1.13 lb

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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.


Cold-Climate Gardening is an invaluable guide for northern gardeners, showing

"Synopsis" by , Adding 30 days to the growing season is a big claim — a few pages into this book and cold-climate gardeners will be convinced.
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