The Zen of Gardening in the High and Arid West: Tips, Tools, and Techniques
Drawing from his own considerable gardening experience and expertise, as well as leaning on the wisdom of the people he calls "The Zen Masters of the Western Garden," David Wann gathers a mix of stories, how-to advice, and simple, doable projects that are ideal for gardeners in the high and arid landscapes of the West. This covers topics such as strategic gardening (how to coax fruits and vegetables from a sun-parched garden), pest-proof planting, choosing the right varieties of edibles for the region, how to become a seed-starting maniac, a Farmer's Almanac approach to gardening (plant peas when the first cottonwood leaves appear!), as well as profiles of colorful local gardens and gardeners.
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Lessons from Americas Master Farmers
The Politics of Gardening
Recipes for a Community Garden
What Exactly Is Soil?
A Menu of Organic Fertilizers
What Natives Know
Winter Gardening with Cold Frames and Solar Pods
Firecrackers in Your Flowerbed
Landscaping for Dollars and Sense
Solving the Case of the Disappearing Dwarf Bulbs
The Ancient Art of Flower Drying and Pressing
A Winter Tour of the Denver Botanic Gardens
Sex and Death in the Garden
In It for the
Dont Let Onions Make You Cry
The Festival of Spears
Garden Pests I Have Known
Planting the Winter Garden
The Snack Food Garden
Learning the Language of Potatoes
Solar Greenhouses that Grow People
A Masterful Focus
Farms the Size of Tennis Courts?
A Dry Sense of Humor
Gardens for People Gardens for Peace
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