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The Timber Press Guide to Vegetable Gardening in the Pacific Northwest

By Lorene Edwards Forkner

How to grow your own food in the Pacific Northwest!

There is nothing more regionally specific than vegetable gardening. What to plant, when to plant it, and when to harvest are unique decisions based on climate, weather, and first and last frost.
The Timber Press Guide to Vegetable Gardening: Pacific Northwest is a growing guide that truly understands the unique eccentricities of the Northwest growing calendar. The month-by-month format makes it perfect for beginners and accessible to everyone—you can start gardening the month you pick it up. Starting in January? The guide will show you how to make a seed order, plan crop rotations and succession plantings, and plant a crop of microgreens. No time to start until July? You can start planting beets, carrots, chard, kale, parsnips, and spinach for an early fall harvest.
This must-have book is for gardeners in Oregon, Washington, southeastern Alaska, and British Columbia.

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Review quotes
“Straightforward, clear and packed with information.” —Pacific Northwest Magazine

“This is the book that I would give to a neighbor or friend looking to get started at vegetable gardening in the Pacific Northwest.” —Garden Therapy

“The perfect guide to pick up right now to get started on our gardens! Forkner…has done a superb job of gathering pertinent information for this fantastic growing area and the types of vegetables we can plant here.” —NW Book Lovers

“A growing guide that truly understands the unique eccentricities of the Northwest growing calendar.” —City Farmer News

“A great new addition to the all-season gardener’s book shelf—a modern, concise and accessible guide that assumes we will be actively planning, working and harvesting in our gardens more or less all year round.” —The Eugene Weekly

“So simple and clear to understand.” —Adventures in Dressmaking

Product Details
Regional Vegetable Gardening Series
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Publication date
January 22, 2013