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Cold-Climate Gardening: How to Extend Your Growing Season by at Least 30 Days
     

Cold-Climate Gardening: How to Extend Your Growing Season by at Least 30 Days

by Lewis Hill, Kathleen Kolb (Illustrator)
 

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Gardening in colder regions means dealing with early and late frosts, arctic winds, and inhospitable terrain. Sharing knowledge gained from years of gardening in northern Vermont, Lewis Hill provides proven methods for growing abundant vegetables and maintaining a beautiful landscape as you work around even the harshest of winters. With a variety of techniques for

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Gardening in colder regions means dealing with early and late frosts, arctic winds, and inhospitable terrain. Sharing knowledge gained from years of gardening in northern Vermont, Lewis Hill provides proven methods for growing abundant vegetables and maintaining a beautiful landscape as you work around even the harshest of winters. With a variety of techniques for extending the growing season, protecting vulnerable plantings, and cultivating cold-tolerant species, you’ll soon be enjoying a thriving garden, no matter how cold it gets where you live.

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"…Lewis Hill, not only covers the standard fruits and vegetables in the standard way, but also offers advice on how to extend their growing season." - Buffalo News

" …written in a friendly, witty, easy- to- understand fashion and offers direct, uncomplicated advice." - Sacramento Bee

" This interesting release claims to instruct you on how to extend your growing season by at least 30 days. That sounds like a tall order, but only a few pages in to the book and you will no doubt be a believer." - Rocky Mountain News

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780882664415
Publisher:
Storey Books
Publication date:
01/02/1987
Pages:
320
Sales rank:
1,274,626
Product dimensions:
6.06(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.80(d)

Meet the Author

The late Lewis Hill, a beloved and best-selling Storey author, grew more than 20,000 trees on his farm in Greensboro, Vermont. He was also a member of the National Christmas Tree Association and the New Hampshire-Vermont Christmas Tree Association.

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