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Books about gardening on the Canadian Prairies (Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba)
The Prairie Gardener’s Go-To for Vegetables

The Prairie Gardener’s Go-To for Vegetables

edition:Paperback
also available: eBook
tagged : vegetables, canada

All the most common questions about growing vegetables in the prairies are answered in this first installation of the new gardening series, Guides for the Prairie Gardener.

Too often people think of vegetable gardening in the prairies as challenging, but certified master gardeners Sheryl and Janet are here to show you how rewarding it can really be.

From planning to planting, they encourage you to take a hands-on approach with your prairie garden. They let you know when—and how!—to transplant …

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The Prairie Gardener’s Go-To for Pests and Diseases

The Prairie Gardener’s Go-To for Pests and Diseases

edition:Paperback
also available: eBook
tagged : canada, techniques

Your guide to trouble-shooting weeds, pests, diseases, moulds, critters, and other common prairie gardener’s problems in this second title in the Guides for the Prairie Gardener series.

Whether you’re an experienced prairie gardener or have just a few weeks under your belt, chances are you’ve come to know at least a couple of pesky insects, moulds, or much larger lurkers on a first-name basis. But what to do about these interlopers who can seem hell-bent on ruining your hard work?

Lifelong g …

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Annuals for Alberta

Annuals for Alberta

edition:Paperback

Internet garden guru Donna Dawson teams up with veteran garden writer Laura Peters to craft this colourful and practical guide to growing annuals in Alberta. - Over 500 annuals suited to the region's climate - Over 350 brilliant full-color photographs - Tips on Planting, Growing, Recommended Varieties, Problems and Pests - Details on light, water and nutrient needs - How and when to start your plants

- A Quick Reference Chart provides information at a glance on color, blooming, height, hardiness, …

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Gardening Month by Month in Alberta

Gardening Month by Month in Alberta

edition:Paperback
tagged : reference

Gardening is one of the fastest growing recreational pastimes in North America. Today's gardener is looking for the right resources to yield beautiful results with a minimum amount of fuss. Our Gardening Month by Month series, crafted by local gardening experts, answers the challenge with images and information specific to the region to which each title is dedicated.

Each month of the year is featured, opening with a beautiful two-page photo spread and followed by a perpetual calendar, tips and …

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Perennials for Alberta

Perennials for Alberta

edition:Paperback

Internet gardening guru Donna Dawson teams up with veteran garden writer Laura Peters to craft this easy-to-use and comprehensive primer on the perennials that grow best in Alberta: · over 450 perennials suited to the region's climate · 530 brilliant full-colour photographs · information on planting, growing, recommended varieties, problems and pests · details on light, water and nutrient needs · how and when to start your plants.

A Quick Reference Chart provides information at a glance on c …

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Tree and Shrub Gardening for Alberta

Tree and Shrub Gardening for Alberta

edition:Paperback
tagged : trees, canada, shrubs

With this beautiful book at your fingertips, you can select, plant and care for the trees and shrubs that suit the conditions present in your garden: * Detailed listings for 71 different species of trees and shrubs, along with information on more than 600 recommended varieties and cultivars best suited for Alberta gardens * Size, shape and growing zone * Notes on the best features of each species or variety * What tree or shrub to select for a specific location * How to plant, prune and propagat …

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Best Garden Plants for Alberta

Best Garden Plants for Alberta

edition:Paperback
tagged : canada, reference

A great new gardening book for Alberta! This handy omnibus gardening guide is packed with the best plant varieties you'll want for your garden: annuals, perennials, trees, shrubs, vines, climbers, roses, bulbs and herbs. Small enough to take to the garden centre or nursery yet filled with beautiful photos, it contains all the gardening information you need in order to decide which varieties to select and how to care for them:

- habitat, height and spread

· information on soil, light and water

- ti …

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Vegetable Gardening for Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba

Vegetable Gardening for Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba

edition:Paperback
also available: Paperback
tagged : vegetables, canada

The Canadian prairies are an ideal place to grow a huge variety of vegetables, and there are plenty of healthful and economic benefits to having your own garden. Whether you have a traditional backyard space or several containers on a high-rise balcony, you can grow a season-long supply of tasty produce. Best-selling garden writer Laura Peters provides all you need to know to dig in: * Basics such as light, soil, exposure and frost tolerance * Almost infinite garden styles, including raised beds …

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