The Colorado Gardener's Companion

The Colorado Gardener's Companion

An Insider's Guide to Gardening in the Centennial State

Book - 2015
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The Colorado Gardener's Companion is your guide to cultivating a successful garden in the Centennial State. Whether you are an experienced green thumb or an inquiring novice, whether you live in the mountains, on the Western Slope, along the Front Range, or on the eastern plains, this easy-to-understand guide will help you grow bountiful vegetables, abundant flowers, and lush lawns. You will learn: What's in your Colorado soil and how to improve itHow to take advantage of the state's semiarid climateTechniques to maximize the short growing seasonThe best high-performance plant varieties for your climate How to landscape to conserve waterWays to deal with the challenges of Colorado's wild weatherLocal sources of hands-on assistance with gardening questionsIn short, how to succeed in your Rocky Mountain garden
Publisher: Guilford, Connecticut : Globe Pequot Press, 2015
Edition: Second edition
ISBN: 9781493010707
Characteristics: vii, 198 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Call Number: 635.09788 TOR


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