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Cool Season Gardener: Extend the Harvest, Plan Ahead, and Grow Vegetables Year-Round

ISBN/ASIN: 1594857156,9781594857157 | 2013 | English | epub | 176/0 pages | 5.31 Mb
Publisher: Mountaineers Books | Author: Bill Thorness, Susie Thorness | Edition: First Edition

From sowing to harvest, youll also learn:
When to plant and what to expect, with detailed tables
How to read the weather and know your microclimate
Best ways to site your cool-season garden
Seed starting, transplanting and sowing techniques
Bills «Seven Seasons of Veggies»
Economical ways to build soil fertility
Organic solutions for common problems, pests and diseases
DIY building plans for cloches, cold frames and more
Best spring, fall and over-wintering vegetable varieties
«Cool-Season Keys» to success for every topic
Bill emphasizes food and garden sustainability, which will result in savings on your food bill, a smaller carbon footprint, a stronger connection to nature, and fresh, homegrown produce for your family. Cool Season Gardener will inspire the year-round gardener in you!
About the Author
BILL THORNESS has been a gardener in the Seattle area since the mid-1980s. Along with Cool Season Gardener, he is the author of Edible Heirlooms: Heritage Vegetables for the Maritime Garden. A freelance writer and editor, he writes for many regional print and online publications, including The Seattle Times, PCC Sound Consumer, Edible Seattle and Seattle Met magazine. He is also the author of a cycling guidebook, Biking Puget Sound. His wife, Susie Thorness, contributed illustrations to both of his gardening books. The Thornesses live in Seattle.

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