Winter Gardening in the Maritime Northwest: Cool Season Crops for the Year-Round Gardener

Winter Gardening in the Maritime Northwest: Cool Season Crops for the Year-Round Gardener

by Binda Colebrook

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ISBN-13: 9781550925005
Publisher: New Society Publishers
Publication date: 05/22/2012
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 208
File size: 15 MB
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About the Author

Binda Colebrook is a lifelong gardener whose Winter Gardening in the Maritime Northwest is widely recognized as the authoritative reference on the subject. As well as her extensive experience as a homesteader, Binda has worked as a wetlands biologist and environmental interpreter in the coastal Washington area. Now retired, she is developing her own property to maximize year round food production, as well as restoring its native habitat.

Table of Contents

Winter Gardening in the Maritime Northwest – Table of Contents

Preface to the new edition


What this book is about

The Principles of Winter Gardening
Climate
Site
Soil
Organic Gardening
Varieties and Saving Seed
Timing
Winter Gardening Mechanics
Picking your produce and Eating it
Self-confidence

Cloches, Frames, and Hoops
Sharecroppers
Which Vegetables and Herbs to Grow
Crucifers
Onions
Other Vegetables
Herbs

Appendices
A. Gardening outside the Maritime Northwest
B. Winter Crops for Livestock
C. Sources and Resources
D. Further Reading
E Nutrients in Winter and Summer Vegetables
F. A Year-long Schedule


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