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High Altitude Western Gardening
     

High Altitude Western Gardening

by Marilyn Quinn
 

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High Altitude Western Gardening is an excellent guide to gardening in the 6,000-foot-plus altitude of the Rocky Mountain region of the western U.S. Author Marilyn Quinn reveals what plants to choose and when to plant them, and offers valuable information on how to care for plants at high altitude where temperatures can fluctuate wildly at any time of any season

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High Altitude Western Gardening is an excellent guide to gardening in the 6,000-foot-plus altitude of the Rocky Mountain region of the western U.S. Author Marilyn Quinn reveals what plants to choose and when to plant them, and offers valuable information on how to care for plants at high altitude where temperatures can fluctuate wildly at any time of any season, and a short growing season can wreak havoc on green thumb dreams. She explains how to deal with stubborn soil, hungry moose and other critters, snow in July, "thin" soil, unexpected frosts, and every other challenge that one encounters in rugged mountain climes. Get the guide that proves it is possible to grow a wide variety of plants in a mountain climate and to grow them well, in spite of Mother Nature!

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781423609995
Publisher:
Smith, Gibbs Publisher
Publication date:
12/18/2007
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
27 MB
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Gardeners with a compulsion to control space and plant within boundaries may have trouble seeing the advantages of a natural landscape. They will want to tend.

Meet the Author

Jackson Hole gardening expert Marilyn Quinn has 30 years of professional gardening experience coaxing asters and roses out of the ground, landscaping around mountain features of rock and streambeds, and babying along vegetable gardens. In High Altitude Gardening, Quinn shares three decades of experience and gives advice for the intrepid planters who live in mountain wonderlands.

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