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The Gardener's Guide to Weather and Climate

How to Understand the Weather and Make It Work for You · Science for Gardeners

by Michael Allaby


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"We owe it to our plants to read this book. After all, while we just live with the weather, our plants have to survive it." —The Washington Post

All gardeners are at the whim of Mother Nature, and so are our plants. Whether it's coping with extreme drought or record-breaking snow fall, gardeners—and gardens—across the country are fighting against the elements. Instead of just reacting to the weather, Michael Allaby suggests that gardeners use knowledge about how the weather works to create the best growing conditions for their plants. Allaby brings big-picture atmospheric concepts to life with a comprehensive introduction to how weather works and explanations climate change, weather systems, and microclimates. The Gardener's Guide to Weather and Climate proves that instead of gardening at the mercy of the weather, knowledgeable gardeners can make the weather work for them

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Timber Press
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Science for Gardeners


Michael Allaby (Author)

Michael Allaby is an enthusiastic, prolific, award-winning science writer who has written, edited, and co-authored many books on environmental science. His DK Guide to Weather won the Junior Prize of the Aventis Prizes for Science Books, and his P...

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