by Douglas Green
Successfully growing vegetables and herbs in Canada often means having to adapt the advice given in general gardening guides, adjusting it for the range of climates around the country. Specifically written for gardening north of the 49th parallel, this comprehensive guide is packed with advice to help make the most of the short growing season.
The first section covers broad topics such as organic pest control, soil improvement, and intensive gardening, with excellent hardiness-zone and frost-date maps for Canada, tips on hardening off, frost protection, and much more. The second half gives detailed, practical instruction on growing 37 vegetables and 11 herbs, including when, where and how to plant them for best results.
Softcover, 8"x10", 176 pages, 2009.