High Plains Horticulture: A History

High Plains Horticulture: A History

by John F. Freeman
     
 


High Plains Horticulture explores the significant, civilizing role that horticulture has played in the development of farmsteads and rural and urban communities on the High Plains portions of Colorado, Kansas, Nebraska, South Dakota, and Wyoming, drawing on both the science and the application of science practiced since 1840.See more details below

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High Plains Horticulture explores the significant, civilizing role that horticulture has played in the development of farmsteads and rural and urban communities on the High Plains portions of Colorado, Kansas, Nebraska, South Dakota, and Wyoming, drawing on both the science and the application of science practiced since 1840.

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"Anyone interested in gardening or history should enjoy this book as much as I did."
—Cheryl Anderson, Wyoming Library Roundup

"John Freeman tells a story of hope and resilience as the military, early settlers, and eventually land grant university Extension agencies developed the means for growing both ornamental and esculent plants in lands with limited precipitation."
—Keith Crotz, The American Gardener

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780870819278
Publisher:
University Press of Colorado
Publication date:
11/30/2008
Pages:
296
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.00(d)

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