Cool Season Gardener: Extend the Harvest, Plan Ahead, and by Bill Thorness

By Bill Thorness

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"Along comes invoice Thorness, fantastically encouraging gardeners to take their edibles to the following level." —Edible Seattle

* the 1st thoroughly new, targeted, and finished consultant to becoming iciness plants within the Pacific Northwest and different maritime climates

* Promotes year-round outside job, nutrients and backyard sustainability, and a smaller carbon footprint

How do you want to serve your individual carrots for Thanksgiving subsequent yr, or fresh-from-the-garden salad on the iciness solstice? Or how approximately collards for Christmas, leeks on New Year's, and beautiful crimson beets for Valentine's Day, o.k. out of your personal backyard? you could, with out a lot hassle, by way of practising wintry weather, or "cool-season," gardening.

Cool Season Gardener is longtime gardening author invoice Thorness's pleasant advisor to protecting your backyard year-round even in darkish, damp, maritime climates. He exhibits you ways to maintain the backyard in construction in chilly months, perform succession making plans for sowing and transplanting, plant hide vegetation, make the most of selfmade backyard constructions, and more.

Even the main avid gardeners could be stunned to benefit the entire advantages of cool season gardening—the indisputable fact that it's always much less paintings than summer season gardening as a result of slower progress and no more upkeep, or the seasonal bonus of getting fewer pests. let alone that year-round gardening will create vast discounts in your meals invoice, whereas whilst yielding clean, homegrown produce in your desk each month of the 12 months. And Thorness desires you to grasp it is more uncomplicated than you think!

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