Get ready for verdant greens and explosive color - it's all possible when you're a gardener living in the Pacific Northwest!
Do you live in the Pacific Northwest? Do you care about landscaping and gardening? Say no more - we've got the perfect book for you. Pacific Northwest Month-by-Month Gardening takes the guesswork out of gardening for anyone residing in the Pacific Northwest (Northern California, Oregon, Washington, or British Columbia). With this book, you'll know what to do each month to enjoy a thriving gardening all year, from January to December. Chronologically organized, this guide is full of critical gardening when-to and how-to advice, along with illustrated step-by-step instructions.
The book's authors are Pacific Northwest gardening experts Christina Pfeiffer and Mary Robson. They both know this cool, wet, vivacious region inside and out and have written extensively on the subject. Pacific Northwest Month-by-Month Gardening combines the shared knowledge of Pfeiffer and Robson in one easy-to-read guide.
Inside the book, readers find brilliant Pacific Northwest garden photography and the most current information available. Complete with specific advice on growing gorgeous flowers (both annuals and perennials), strong trees, flowing groundcover, flowering shrubs, verdant lawns, and more, you won't find a better reference book. From planting to watering and fertilizing, from maintenance to problem solving, Pacific Northwest Month-by-Month Gardening shows all levels of gardeners the best practices for gardening in climates and weather conditions of all kinds. If you're a gardener living in Northern California, Oregon, Washington, or British Columbia, make sure this essential guide has a home on your bookshelf.
Christina Pfeiffer is a horticulture consultant, instructor, and garden writer with over 30 years experience in landscape management and arboriculture. Sustainable and efficient landscape techniques are a special area of her interest and expertise. In addition to being a frequent horticultural speaker, Pfeiffer has taught courses in pruning, arboriculture, and landscape management at Edmonds and South Seattle Community Colleges, and at the University of Washington. She is a contributing writer and member of the Washington Park Arboretum Bulletin editorial board. Christina holds degrees in horticulture from Michigan State and the University of Washington and is an ISA Certified Arborist. She is co-author with Mary Robson of Month-by-Month Gardening in Washington & Oregon (Cool Springs Press).
Mary Robson was a cooperative extension agent with Washington State University in Renton, Washington. She wrote The Practical Gardener column in The Seattle Times. Her weekly WSU Cooperative Extension garden column was featured in other local newspapers including the Tacoma News Tribune and the Everett Herald. Robson provided gardening information on the "Voice of the South Sound" KHHO, 850 AM in Tacoma. She is the co-author of Washington & Oregon Gardener's Guide and Month-by-Month Gardening in Washington & Oregon (both for Cool Springs Press).