The Colorado Gardener’s Companion is an “Essential Manual, Freshly Updated”
Book reviewers say, The Colorado Gardener’s Companion is…
The Denver Post newspaper selected The Colorado Gardener’s Companion as one of the great regional gardening books for inspiration and information.
Planting in the Hellstrip explains how to plant in the area between the sidewalk and the curb—that devil of a place to landscape. Excerpt includes 4 plant lists to match a variety of conditions from native plants for sunny areas to ground covers for semi-shade.
More than a Dozen Horticulture Experts
The Colorado Gardener’s Companion includes tips from over a dozen horticulture experts from around the state—most of them gardeners just like you—to provide advice and information for novice and experienced gardeners alike.
- What’s in your Colorado soil and how to improve it
- How to take advantage of the state’s semiarid climate
- Techniques to maximize the short growing season
- The best high-performance plant varieties for your climate
- How to landscape to conserve water
- Ways to deal with the challenges of Colorado’s wild weather
- Sources for hands-on assistance with gardening questions
- In short, how to succeed in your Rocky Mountain garden
This 198-page book includes important information that Colorado gardeners need like…
- How to Scratch the Surface on Soils
- Colorado’s growing challenges and critical water issues
- Chapters dedicated to growing vegetables, annuals, perennials, trees, shrubs and lawns
- Garden Solutions for coping with garden pests and plant diseases
- Resource guide of special Colorado gardens