ABCs of West Coast Gardening

ABCs of West Coast Gardening

Book - 2002
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Gardening on the west coast can be a frustrating undertaking. The adverse weather and wildlife in our region can be enough to turn some off for good. With the right information in hand, however, gardening in our luscious region can be as rewarding as anywhere else on the planet. The key to obtaining that ever-elusive west coast green thumb is Mary Palmer's ABCs of West Coast Gardening .



Here is a gardening book encompassing the broad spectrum of plants available to west coast gardeners, with handy tips on adapting a garden to the extremes of this place we call home. By following her advice, Mary Palmer believes that "any piece of west coast ground can be made endlessly bountiful, productive, glorious and satisfying."



After six decades of gardening--running a nursery in Seattle, working as the gardening columnist for the Seattle Times and homesteading on a British Columbia Gulf Island--Mary Palmer has gained the experience to turn even the most infertile ground into a thriving garden of vegetables, flowers, trees, shrubs - whatever your preference may be. There are sections covering every aspect of creating a garden from initial soil improvements to final landscaping and beautification techniques.



This unique book offers tips on how to deal with the worst in west coast idiosyncrasies. Moss, deer and blackberries will become obstacles of the past. The only problem left to tackle may be finding enough friends to share the bountiful harvest.
Publisher: Madeira Park, B.C. : Harbour Publishing, 2002
ISBN: 9781550172539
1550172530
Branch Call Number: ANF 635.09795 PAL
Characteristics: 272 p. : col. ill. ; 23 cm

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