What causes the brown spots on the bottom of my tomatoes?
Why won't my African Violet bloom?
When is it the best time to prune my apple tree?
Here are the answers to questions asked by northern gardeners, gleaned during the authors' long years of growing plants in the Bitterroot Valley of Western Montana. The information is specific to northern climates but recognizes microclimate, soil and other differences. Filled with wit, whimsy and philosophy rather than the dogma of the rule-book approach, this volume is a selection of the Dirty Fingernails columns which appeared in the Missoulian. Meant for practicing the armchair gardeners, the content list of definitely down to earth - pun intended.
About the Authors
Both Master Gardeners, the authors have been practicing their favorite avocation for more years than they care to remember and had more horticultural disasters than they care to admit. They live near Hamilton, one on each side of the Bitterroot Valley, and find vicissitudes of gardening there endlessly challenging.
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