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Coastal Gardening in the Pacific Northwest

From Northern California to British Columbia
  • 217 Pages
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Taylor Trade Publishing
Specialized gardening methods, Home Gardening, Gardening, Gardening / Horticulture, Gardening/Plants, Canada, Western & Pacific Coast states, Regional - Canada, Regional - Pacific Northwest (OR, WA), Gardening / General, California, Northern, Coastal plants, Northwest, Pacific, Seaside gard
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Open LibraryOL8844043M
ISBN 10158979317X
ISBN 139781589793170
OCLC/WorldCa71946527

Part how-to guide, part workbook, and part plant encyclopedia, Coastal Gardening in the Pacific Northwest: From Northern California to British Columbia is the must-have reference book for both experienced gardeners moving to the coast and novice gardeners currently living near the shore.

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Along with basic information about soil construction, plant selection, and watering needs, Coastal 4/5(10). Here is an educational gardening book that the Pacific Northwest coastal region has needed for a long time.

Thank you, Carla, for putting together the 'good plant' lists with a wealth of first-hand gardening knowledge that lets the reader know that here is someone who 'walks the walk' and 'talks the talk' in west coast : Taylor Trade Publishing.

‎Coastal Gardening. It has challenges that no other type of gardening can boast: Salt, wind, and sand to name a few.

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This book combines necessary information about Pacific Northwest coastal gardening and suggested plants with examples of public gardens in Oregon, Washington and British Columbia. Coastal Coastal Gardening in the Pacific Northwest book. It has challenges that no other type of gardening can boast: Salt, wind, and sand to name a few.

This book combines necessary information about Pacific Northwest coastal gardening and suggested plants with examples of public gardens in Oregon, Washington and British Columbia.

A fairly good overview of gardening with native plants, but the title is extremely misleading. Coastal Gardens. Doesn't that sound like gardening near the ocean. Instead, this book deals with the major Pacific Northwest region, from SE Alaska down to the Willamette Valley, and /5.

The most beloved and respected gardening expert of the Pacific Northwest, Ciscoe Morris, entertains us with gardening stories and shares advice, information, and wisdom from a career that has spanned 45 years and is still going heart and humor. A couple of other PNW plant books that I like are Gardening with Native Plants of the Pacific Northwest (Kruckeberg) and I second the Plants of the Pacific Northwest Coast book.

Along with my favorite Landscaping for Wildlife (Link) which you listed is the Living with Wildlife in the Pacific Northwest by the same author.

Albright published a book, Coastal Gardening in the Pacific Northwest: From Northern California to British Columbia with Taylor Trade Publishing that is available for purchase on Amazon.

A guide from OSU Extension and partners, Short-Season Vegetable Gardening is available for free. Planting Zones for the Pacific Northwest. If you live in the Pacific Northwest your Gardening Zone usually falls within Zones 7 through 9.

I'm in Zone 8 in Southwest Washington. Actually Zone 8a according to the USDA Hardiness Zone number helps when it comes to picking up tips and which plants to grow.

The book opens with a look at our diverse Pacific Northwest growing environments, along with an updated discussion of garden ecology, climate change and its impact on the natural distribution of. Coastal gardening presents some big challenges. There is constant strong wind, sandy soil that doesn’t hold water well and is lean on nutrients, and the salt.

Oh, the salt. Of course, it has its benefits too. Nowhere else do you get such a sense of motion. Finally a book specifically for novice coastal gardeners. How I wish I had had this book BEFORE I planted my coastal garden--I could have saved much time, money and sweat learning the what, which, where, how and when of northwest coastal planting.

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This is a comprehensive yet detailed book all those gardening in zones should keep close at hand/5. Gardening in the Pacific Northwest - a book review I have always said that most of my gardening knowledge has come from books, a fact that pertains to almost every other aspect in my life as well.

The first thing I did after moving here was find as many gardening books as I could that related to gardening in this region. Coastal Gardening in the Pacific Northwest: From Northern California to British Columbia eBook: Albright, Carla: : Kindle Store/5(6).

Genevieve Schmidt is a landscape designer and owns a fine landscape maintenance company in Arcata, CA. The owner of North Coast Gardening, she is also a contributing writer at Garden Design Magazine and has written for numerous print and online publications.

Part how-to guide, part workbook, and part plant encyclopedia, Coastal Gardening in the Pacific Northwest: From Northern California to British Columbia is the must-have reference book for both experienced gardeners moving to the coast and novice gardeners currently living near the : $ Get this from a library.

Native plants in the coastal garden: a guide for gardeners in the Pacific Northwest. [April Pettinger; Brenda Costanzo]. Coastal Gardening In the Pacific Northwest. a gardening column for the Tillamook Headlight Herald while also working as a professional gardener on the Oregon coast.

Her book is a combination of how-to guide, workbook and concise plant encyclopedia. (salt spray, rainfall, sun, wind) that make up a coastal garden environment. Get this from a library.

Native plants in the coastal garden: a guide for gardeners in British Columbia and the Pacific Northwest. [April Pettinger]. Growing vegetables in the Pacific Northwest coastal region Vegetables are not difficult to grow, but they do need more attention than most ornamental plants.

With some crops you will get just one chance a year, so give them the attention and conditions they need right from the start. This classic, bestselling field guide features species of plants commonly found along the Pacific coast from Oregon to Alaska, including trees, shrubs, wildflowers, aquatic plants, grasses, ferns, mosses and lichens.

Areas covered are the coastal region from shoreline to alpine, including the. Gardening with Native Plants of the Pacific Northwest; an Illustrated Guide. Seattle: University of Washington Press, Link, Russell. Landscaping for Wildlife in the Pacific Northwest.

University of Washington Press, Pojar, Jim and Mackinnon, Andy. Plants of the Pacific Northwest Coast: Washington, Oregon, British Columbia and Alaska. Vegetable Gardening in The Pacific Northwest is a gem of a book.

It is well organized, with a nicely designed layout, and written in an inviting tone. And to the point, its packed with great explanations and scientific knowledge, specific tips and intelligent ideas/5(14).

North Coast Gardening - Gardening in the Pacific Northwest. The National Wildlife Federation has a really effective educational program that allows people to certify a home, school, church, or business garden as a wildlife habitat garden.

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Part how-to guide, part workbook, and part plant encyclopedia, Coastal Gardening in the Pacific Northwest: From Northern California to British Columbia is the must-have reference book for both experienced gardeners moving to the coast and novice gardeners currently living near the shore.

Along with basic information about soil construction, plant selection, and watering needs, Coastal Brand: Taylor Trade Publishing. GARDENING IN THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST Special thanks to the individuals and organizations who have contributed these materials to the library. BOOKS Albright, Carla. COASTAL GARDENING IN THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST.

Lanham, MD: Taylor Trade Pub., PNW SB S42 A53 Allen, Christine. ROSES FOR THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST. Vancouver: Steller Press. Lone Pine Publishing Suite–B St. NW Auburn, WA, ph: fax: [email protected]   Gardening in the Pacific Northwest is the perfect winter pick-me-up.

It is released on Decem just in time for full-on winter in the PNW. I highly recommend purchasing the book and pouring over the ideas and full color photos while you dream of spring/5(14). "For many good reasons, there is a renewed interest in native plants an excellent new book, Gardening with Native Plants of the Pacific Northwest [3rd edition], is perhaps one of the best recent publications on this subject." —Vancouver Sun "Leafing through the colourful pages of this extensive and timely guide is an eye-opener onto the many, varied points of interest and charm that native.

Gardening in the pacific northwest consists of verdant greens and lots of moisture adding up to stunning garden possibilities. The best gardens in the area include dramatic colors and spectacular plants, and we have inspiration and practical tips for you.

If you're unsure about when to tackle northwest garden tasks, turn to our month-by-month calendar, where you'll find tips. Coastal Gardening: Shade-Loving Plants for the Sea Coast May 1, by Genevieve 9 Comments Sea coast gardening is challenging enough in full sun, but choosing wind- and salt-tolerant plants for the shade can be downright daunting.SUBJECT LISTING: Pacific Northwest / Gardening, Natural History, Nature and Environment BIBLIOGRAPHIC INFORMATION: Pages, x 10 in, color illus., 1 .