Taylor's Weekend Gardening Guides to Cold Climate Gardening: How to Select and Grow the Best Vegetables and Ornamental Plants for the North

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Houghton Mifflin, 2000 - Gardening - 122 pages
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Illustrated with 50 color photos, all the information a reader needs to succeed with a garden in a cold climate: Selecting shrubs, trees and perennials that are hardy to zone 5 or colder, and making use of microclimates; Planting only vegetables and fruits that will ripen in a short season; Designing a landscape that for much of the year will be enjoyed only from the inside looking out; Protecting plants through the uses of mulch, cloches, cold frames, row covers, windbreaks, and antidessicant sprays; Making use of microclimates; Plus lists of the best plants for northern gardens.

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Rebecca Atwater Briccetti is a gardener and writer. She lives in Maine.

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