The Vermont Gardener's Companion: An Insider's Guide to Gardening in the Green Mountain State
ISBN: 1493022113
EAN13: 9781493022113
Language: English
Pages: 248
Dimensions: 1.00" H x 9.00" L x 6.00" W
Weight: 1.00 lbs.
Format: Paperback

The Vermont Gardener's Companion: An Insider's Guide to Gardening in the Green Mountain State

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From the Back Cover Grow a garden bountiful and beautiful The Vermont Gardener's Companion is the only guide focused on the challenges of cultivating a successful garden in the Green Mountain State. Whether you are an experienced green thumb or a curious novice, whether you live in the Green Mountains or along Lake Champlain, this easy-to-understand guide will help you grow bountiful vegetables, abundant flowers, and lush lawns. You will learn: What's in your Vermont soil and how to improve it How to stretch the state's short growing season The best high-performance plant varieties for your climate Organic fertilizing and plant care approaches Ways to combat pests and plant diseases unique to the state Local sources of hands-on assistance with gardening questions Information on great public gardens and places to buy unusual plants, such as the showy lady's slipper Tricks from accomplished Vermont gardeners In short, how to succeed as a cold-climate gardener