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Rocky Mountain Gardener's Handbookby Mary Ann Newcomer
Synopses & Reviews
Rocky Mountain Gardener's Handbook includes 300 plant profiles organized under ten plant categories, from annuals to vines. Each plant profile page includes three recommended plants, with full-color images, helpful icons for sun and shade requirements, and planting and growing information. Twelve months of around-the-garden maintenance information for each plant category assists the gardener with what to do to maintain a Rocky Mountain garden in the states of Colorado, Montana, Utah, Idaho, Nevada, and Wyoming. Includes helpful charts, illustrations, and full-color plant images.
Rocky Mountain Gardener’s Handbook is an all-inclusive gardener’s reference book. It includes plant information as well as when-to-do-it information. Covering decorative landscape plants and edible plants, this handbook is a thorough introduction to gardening in the Rocky Mountains.
Mary Ann Newcomer is deeply rooted in the soil of the American West. For more than twenty years she has fund-raised, supported, and worked in horticulture. She appears regularly as the Dirt Diva on the River Radio, 94.9 in Boise, ID.
John Cretti is a highly regarded horticulturist and award-winning gardening expert who has reached gardeners through television, radio and print.
About the Author
Cretti - Wheat Ridge, CO, Newcomer - Boise, ID
Table of Contents
Welcome to gardening
USDA Cold Hardiness Zones
Bulbs, Corms, Rhizomes & Tubers
Edibles: Fruit, Vegetables & Herbs
Lawn & Ornamental Grasses
Deciduous Trees & Conifers
More Great Plant Options
More Gardening Tips & Designs
Plant Nursery Locator
Gardening Vegetable Planting Guide
Meet The Authors: John Cretti & Mary Ann Newcomer
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