The Colorado Gardener's Companion: An Insider's Guide to Gardening in the Centennial State (Paperback)
Whether they live in the mountains or the high plains, gardener's in this Rocky Mountain state can grow bountiful vegetables, abundant flowers, and lush lawns in their arid climate, unique hardiness zone, and inhospitable soil, with this must-have guide. Includes extensive information on xeriscape gardening. Colorado Month-to-Month Gardening, 2nd edition, by Kelli Dolicek (ISBN 188959301X, 3D Press, 2002, 6.8 x 9.4, 160 pp, spiral bound, color, $16.95).Colorado Gardener's Guide, by John L. Cretti (ISBN 188860848X, Cool Springs Press, 2001, 6 x 9, 424 pp, pb, color throughout, $15.95). Generic compendium of plants that will grow in Zones 3 to 6. Recommended plants are divided into simple categories of annuals, perennials, groundcovers, lawns, etc.--there are no further helpful subdivisions such as native, xeriscape, mountain compatible, etc.
About the Author
Jodi Torpey, author of "Blue Ribbon Vegetable Gardening", is a garden writer, an award-winning gardener, a Craftsy online gardening instructor, and the founder and editor-in-chief of www.WesternGardeners.com. Torpey's writing appears in digital and print media, and she's a popular speaker at gardening conferences and events around the United States.