Gardening under the Arch Homespun Hints and Money-Saving Tips from the Rigorous High Country of Alberta's Chinook Zone

ISBN-10: 1894898435
ISBN-13: 9781894898430
Edition: 2006
List price: $24.95
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Description: First released in 1982, Gardening Under the Arch by the Millarville Horticultural Club has long been regarded as the gardening bible for the challenging Chinook Region in southwestern Alberta. Now, for the first time since its original publication a  More...

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Book details

List price: $24.95
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: TouchWood Editions
Publication date: 1/1/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 356
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.584
Language: English

First released in 1982, Gardening Under the Arch by the Millarville Horticultural Club has long been regarded as the gardening bible for the challenging Chinook Region in southwestern Alberta. Now, for the first time since its original publication a quarter-century ago, this hugely successful book has been updated and expanded into a full-colour edition. No matter if you are a novice Chinook Zone gardener or a seasoned green thumb, Gardening Under the Arch will be your constant gardening companion.

Acknowledgements
Foreword
Map
Weather
The Chinook Zone
Poem: "The Chinook"
The Art of Gardening Under the Chinook Arch
Betty Nelson's Weather Diary
Gardening Management
Soils
Fertilizer
Compost
Pest Control
Herbicides, Insecticides, and Fungicides
Metric Conversion Table
Control of Garden Pests
Weed Control
Deer-resistant Plants
Encounters With Wildlife
Companion Planting
Woody Plants
Trees and Shrubs
Moving Mature Trees and Shrubs
Storing Trees and Shrubs Over Winter
Propagation of Woody Plants
Seed Propagation of Woody Perennials
Propagation by Cuttings From Woody Perennials
The Art of Propagating a Shelterbelt
Roses
Vines
Clematis
Other Hardy Perennial Vines
Annual Vines
Perennials
Gardening with Perennials
Biennials
Hardy Ornamental Grasses
Native Grasses in the Landscape
Rockeries
Ground Covers
Peonies
Lilies
Hardy Bulbs
Annuals
Gardening with Annuals
A Member's Sowing Dates for Annual Seeds
Viability of Seeds
Germination Timetable for Popular Annuals
Outdoor Seed Sowing and Transplanting Guide
Sweet Peas
Tender Bulbs and Tubers
Tuberous Begonias
Dahlias
Gladioli
Planters
Gardening Without a Garden
Containers, Hanging Baskets, and Potted Plants
Winter Planters
Geraniums
Fuchsias
Lawns
Wildflowers
Wildflowers in the Garden
Growing Wildflowers From Seed
Water Gardens
My Pool
Pond Plantings
Types of Water Plants
Artistic Gardening
Some Hints for Flower Arranging
Drying and Preserving Flowers and Foliage
Everlastings
Garden Decor-How to Personalize Your Garden
Flowers and Art
Edible Flowers and Garden Parties
Birds and Butterflies
Birds-Nature's Bug Catchers
Birdhouse Construction
Hummingbirds
Butterfly Gardens
Greenhouses
Your Own Greenhouse
Cold Frames and Cloches
Tomato Cold Frame
The Country Garden
Oksi Hill Garden Today
Vegetables, Herbs, and Fruit
Raised-bed Gardening
Al Wells's Vegetable Garden
Vegetables
Herbs
Fruit
Apples
Currants
Raspberries
Everbearing Strawberries
Millarville Horticultural Club
Club History
Christ Church Millarville
The Crucifixion
Native Plant Garden
The Peony Bed
Our Landscaping Project
Grant Recipients
Contributors
Index

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