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The Colorado Gardener's Companion: An Insider's Guide to Gardening in the Centennial State (Gardening)

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See New Hampshire Gardener's Companion for series copy.
 
Colorado copy:
 
Whether they live in the mountains or the high plains, gardener's in this Rocky Mountain state can grow bountiful vegetables, abundant flowers, and lush lawns in their arid climate, unique hardiness zone, and inhospitable soil, with this must-have guide. Includes extensive information on xeriscape gardening.
 
Colorado Month-to-Month Gardening, 2nd edition, by Kelli Dolicek (ISBN 188959301X, 3D Press, 2002, 6.8 x 9.4, 160 pp, spiral bound, color, $16.95).

Colorado Gardener's Guide, by John L. Cretti (ISBN 188860848X, Cool Springs Press, 2001, 6 x 9, 424 pp, pb, color throughout, $15.95). Generic compendium of plants that will grow in Zones 3 to 6. Recommended plants are divided into simple categories of annuals, perennials, groundcovers, lawns, etc.--there are no further helpful subdivisions such as native, xeriscape, mountain compatible, etc.

Synopsis:

Detailed, easy-to-understand information about the ins and outs of gardening in Colorado, from a Colorado master gardener, with advice from state gardening writers, horticulturists, and other local experts.

Synopsis:

Grow a garden bountiful and beautiful

The Colorado Gardeners Companion is your guide to cultivating a

successful garden in the Centennial State. Whether you are an

experienced green thumb or an inquiring novice, whether you live

in the mountains, on the Western Slope, along the Front Range,

or on the eastern plains, this easy-to-understand guide will help

you grow bountiful vegetables, abundant flowers, and lush lawns.

You will learn:

Whats in your Colorado soil and how to improve it

How to take advantage of the states semiarid climate

Techniques to maximize the short growing season

The best high-performance plant varieties for your climate

How to landscape to conserve water

Ways to deal with the challenges of Colorados wild weather

Local sources of hands-on assistance with gardening questions

In short, how to succeed in your Rocky Mountain garden

Synopsis:

Detailed, easy-to-understand information about the ins and outs of gardening in Colorado, from a Colorado master gardener, with advice from state gardening writers, horticulturists, and other local experts.

About the Author

Jodi Torpey is a freelance garden writer for publications including American Gardener magazine, Horticulture magazine, and the Denver Post, as well as a freelance journalist for the American City Business Journals and the Denver Business Journal. She is a master gardener.

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fococo, August 11, 2013 (view all comments by fococo)
This is my first year gardening in Colorado, and this book has been very helpful. Summer is drawing to a close, and I am in the midst of planning/carrying out soil amendments and design for next year! Very helpful for those who aren't familiar with Colorado, with gardening, or with either!
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This is my first year gardening in Colorado, and this book has been very helpful. Summer is drawing to a close, and I am in the midst of planning/carrying out soil amendments and design for next year! Very helpful for those who aren't familiar with Colorado, with gardening, or with either!
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Product Details

ISBN:
9780762743087
Author:
Torpey, Jodi
Publisher:
Globe Pequot Press
Subject:
Gardening
Subject:
Colorado
Subject:
Regional - West (AK, CA, CO, HI, ID, MT, NV, UT, WY)
Subject:
GAR019080
Subject:
Gardening -- Colorado.
Subject:
Gardening : General
Subject:
General Gardening
Copyright:
Edition Number:
First edition
Edition Description:
First
Series:
Gardening Series
Publication Date:
20070231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
bandw illustrations throughout; charts;
Pages:
192
Dimensions:
9 x 6 in

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"Synopsis" by ,
Detailed, easy-to-understand information about the ins and outs of gardening in Colorado, from a Colorado master gardener, with advice from state gardening writers, horticulturists, and other local experts.

"Synopsis" by ,
Grow a garden bountiful and beautiful

The Colorado Gardeners Companion is your guide to cultivating a

successful garden in the Centennial State. Whether you are an

experienced green thumb or an inquiring novice, whether you live

in the mountains, on the Western Slope, along the Front Range,

or on the eastern plains, this easy-to-understand guide will help

you grow bountiful vegetables, abundant flowers, and lush lawns.

You will learn:

Whats in your Colorado soil and how to improve it

How to take advantage of the states semiarid climate

Techniques to maximize the short growing season

The best high-performance plant varieties for your climate

How to landscape to conserve water

Ways to deal with the challenges of Colorados wild weather

Local sources of hands-on assistance with gardening questions

In short, how to succeed in your Rocky Mountain garden

"Synopsis" by ,
Detailed, easy-to-understand information about the ins and outs of gardening in Colorado, from a Colorado master gardener, with advice from state gardening writers, horticulturists, and other local experts.

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