Growing Food in the High Desert Country
This book is a comprehensive gardening book for the high desert regions with emphasis on growing vegetables. The author also discusses various aspects of fruit tree culture in the high desert and drought-tolerant perennials, shrubs and tress.
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Page 7 - ... throughout the years, and for providing me with the means for my education. I am very grateful to my children, Lori Eldridge and Wayne Bryant Eldridge, Jr. for their faith in me and for their assistance with this book. Also, Bob O'Sullivan and the staff at Barren's are to be commended for their work to make this book a reality.