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Reviews of Taylor's Weekend Gardening Guide to Cold Climate Gardening: How to Select and Grow the Best Vegetables and Ornamental Plants for the North

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Author (1): Rebecca Atwater Briccetti

Softcopy edition:
Publish date: February 2000
Published by: Houghton Mifflin Company
List price: $14.00
ISBN Number: 039586044X



  Garden Bookworm editor's notes:  
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.

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