Cold Climate Gardening
How to Select and Grow the Best Vegetables and Ornamental Plants for the NorthBook - 2000
Illustrated with 50 color photos, all the information a reader needs to succeed with a garden in a cold climate: Selecting shrubs, trees and perennials that are hardy to zone 5 or colder, and making use of microclimates; Planting only vegetables and fruits that will ripen in a short season; Designing a landscape that for much of the year will be enjoyed only from the inside looking out; Protecting plants through the uses of mulch, cloches, cold frames, row covers,windbreaks, and antidessicant sprays; Making use of microclimates; Plus lists of the best plants for northern gardens.
Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin, 2000.
Branch Call Number: 635/.952/Bri 3588a4 1
Characteristics: 122 p. : ill. (chiefly col.). --