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8 edition of Bay Area gardening found in the catalog.

Bay Area gardening

practical essays by master gardeners

  • 62 Want to read
  • 11 Currently reading

Published by Travelers" Tales in Palo Alto, Calif .
Written in English

    Places:
  • California,
  • San Francisco Bay Area.
    • Subjects:
    • Gardening -- California -- San Francisco Bay Area.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes index.

      Statementedited by Barbara J. Euser.
      ContributionsEuser, Barbara J., 1949-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsSB453.2.C3 B39 2005
      The Physical Object
      Paginationp. cm.
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3405648M
      ISBN 101932361308
      LC Control Number2005021233
      OCLC/WorldCa61162236

      ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xii, pages: illustrations ; 23 cm: Contents: Chapter 1 Garden Design and Landscaping 1 --Perfect Harmony in Your Garden / Julie Carter, Jan Specht, Kathy Reiffenstein 3 --Principles of Design / M.C. Dwyer 7 --Think Fire-Safe Landscaping / Diane Lynch 10 --Feng Shui in the Garden / Terumi Leinow 13 --Rock Garden Chic. This month in the Bay Area Garden – Monthly Calendar. Not sure what to do in your garden this month? From pruning, to planting, to weeding read our monthly garden to do list.

        The Regional Parks Botanic Garden. Tilden Regional Park Grizzly Peak Boulevard Orinda, CA Focused on California plant life, the Regional Parks Botanic Garden in Tilden Park showcases plants from all over the state. Sectioned off by different regions in California, the garden lets you explore a wide array of plants and habitats, including a redwood grove, rainforest, desert and .   Gardening in paradise no picnic for Bay Area dwellers / Mediterranean-style climate inspires must-have guide books Katherine Grace Endicott Sep. 1, .

      The bible of vegetable gardening in the San Francisco Bay Area has been revised and updated! Packed with more than pages of reliable information, Golden Gate Gardenin offers encyclopedic coverage of gardening principles and practices specific to the Bay Area and the Northern California coast.   Private Gardens of the Bay Area (9½×12½ inches, pages) portrays 39 gardens in four distinct geographic areas: the Peninsula to the south of San Francisco, San Francisco proper, the East Bay (Berkeley, Oakland and points east), and Marin/Sonoma/Napa counties to the area has unique microclimates, allowing more tender and tropical plants to thrive closer to the water while .


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"For vegetable gardening in the Bay Area, Golden Gate Gardening is indispensable — if you buy one gardening book, this is the one." Michael Pollan, author of In Defense of Food and The Omnivore's Dilemma "Every Bay Area gardener knows that, in addition to a copy of the Western Garden Book, you MUST have Golden Gate Gardening in your library." Sunset /5(59).

Great book for beginning gardeners in the Bay Area. One point off for not providing more specific information in certain articles, and promoting non native plants while arguing For native plants.

I plan to refer to certain articles in the future, for example tree pruning, companion planting and creating a tea garden/5.

Written by local master gardeners, this collection of articles addresses the subject of Bay Area gardening in a no-nonsense manner that places an emphasis on environmentally friendly solutions.

The book covers important issues ranging from garden design and landscaping to improving soil and managing garden pests with minimal toxic chemicals/5(3). The bible of vegetable gardening in the San Francisco Bay Area has been revised and updated. Packed with more than pages of reliable information, Golden Gate Gardenin offers encyclopedic coverage of gardening principles and practices specific to the Bay Area and the Northern California coast.

Author Pam Peirce explains strategies for growing common favorite vegetables and. A good garden center has the inside info on the plants and plans that will make your outdoor Bay Area gardening book thrive. The opinions we collected from area consumers on garden centers they use, reported on our Ratings Tables, will help you find the best places to 'll find that some stores were rated “superior” overall by at least 80 percent of their surveyed customers, but several other.

Bay Area Gardening Forum has 4, members. This group is a forum for Bay Area Gardeners to share their experiences and give each other home-gardening tips.

10 easy crops for a Bay Area food garden. Lettuce. Pam Peirce is the author of the regional gardening book “Golden Gate Gardening,” for mid.

Sunset Climate Zones Home» Climate Zones. A plant's performance is governed by the total climate: length of growing season, timing and amount of rainfall, winter lows, summer highs, wind, and humidity. The Bay Area Planting Calendar Disclaimer: I can’t guarantee any of these plants will grow in any environment.

Localized weather patterns, drought, excessive rain, insects, biblical plagues, raccoons, etc. may affect the efficacy of this guide. This website is offered for our Friends, Fans and listeners to my Radio show based in the San Francisco Bay Area, California.

I have written several Gardening books that are available through Amazon and some local nurseries: Annuals for Northern California, Perennials for Northern California, Trees and Shrubs for Northern California, Gardening Month by Month in Northern California.

Winter Months: Although it is cold outside, the early months of the year are important for getting your garden off to a good start. January.

Plan your summer garden. For vegetable variety recommendations for areas near costal California, consider the recommendations from our test r useful resource for gardeners whose plots are influenced by the San Francisco Bay's maritime weather. A great book to use as a gardening reference if you live in the Bay Area.

As gardening by the fog, by the sea can be challenging. It’s good to have a book that deals with gardening in our local area and the many challenges growing vegetables, especially tomatoes/5. For More Information. For mo re information on Sunset Magazine’s climate zone map system, visit Sunset’s website or buy the The New Western Garden Book: The Ultimate Gardening Guide (Sunset Western Garden Book).

The Sunset Western Garden Book has been the western landscape architect’s constant companion since the early ’s. Almost every landscape architect in. Bay Area Kitchen Gardens is passionate about Residential garden design and specialize in Kitchen Gardens or Edible Landscaping.

We love helping you get the garden you have always dreamed of. We offer different type of Services and Garden Consultations. Check our website to find out more about them. It all starts with a Garden consultation. Bay Area Gardening - The Book Bay Area Gardening, Practical Essays by Master Gardeners.

Here's what gardeners are saying about Bay Area Gardening: "Bay area gardens require a special green thumb to cope with the variety of climates, soils and diversity of plants. These Bay area gardeners have the savvy to guide you to a successful garden. Trees and dense shrubs planted on the windward side of a garden can disperse it, and a neighborhood full of trees can successfully keep it above the rooftops.

Lows over a year period ranged from 28 to 21°F (–2 to –6°C), and record lows from 26 to 16°F (–3 to –9°C). Book experts from a dozen Bay Area bookstores and a county library share their summer reading list for kids, teens and adults. She also writes about gardening and is the founder of Our Garden.

The Gift of an Ordinary Day: A Mother’s Memoir, by Katrina Kenison, is a refreshingly honest book in which Kenison re-counts finding herself, at roughly middle age, as her children grow older and gain independence, and the author’s family transitions from an urban to a more rural, and slower, book’s intimate (but not overly revealing) anecdotes and observations unfold in a.

"For vegetable gardening in the Bay Area, Golden Gate Gardening is indispensable — if you buy one gardening book, this is the one." Michael Pollan, author of In Defense of Food and The Omnivore's Dilemma "Every Bay Area gardener knows that, in addition to a copy of the Western Garden Book, you MUST have Golden Gate Gardening in your library." Sunset.

In his review of the first edition of Golden Gate Gardening, editor George Waters concluded: “if you garden in the San Francisco Bay Area, her book is essential and enjoyable reading.”A regional gardening guide was an uncommon thing in those days.

Publishers wanted to assure the widest distribution to generate the greatest number of sales; regionalism went counter to that goal. Joan Morris is the pets & wildlife columnist for the Bay Area News Group.

She also writes about gardening and is the founder of Our Garden, a demonstration garden in Walnut Creek.Book reviews, author news, bookstores, literary map to San Francisco Bay Area — SFGate.Sustainable Gardening Tips: Soils and Compost: Physical weed control, including mulching, or hand removal protects the watershed from harmful chemicals.

Integrated Pest Management: Develop healthy soil for plants that are vigorous and naturally pest-resistant. Water Saving Tips: Apply a layer of mulch around plants to reduce moisture loss.