“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
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
I am somewhat disappointed in this book. It is more geared towards Britain and Europe more so than the USA and really is nothing special. Not a bad book, just so-so. It has its moments where the information is quite informative and valuable but for the most part I say "Ho-Hum." I am an avid gardener and really did not get all that much out of this book. Perhaps my expectations were too high. I would not buy it again if given the chance to do so.
well written and covered the area very well
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