High and Dry

Gardening with Cold-Hardy Dryland Plants
by Robert Nold

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Gardeners in the Interior West and Great Plains face a daunting challenge: a harsh, semi-arid climate of scorching summers and brutally cold winters. These climatic extremes rule out many standard garden plants that thrive in areas with greater rainfall and more moderate temperatures. In this comprehensive volume, Robert Nold describes...

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Published By Timber Press

Format Hardback


Number Of Pages 420

Publication Date 05/15/2008

ISBN 9781604694475

Dimensions 7.31 inches x 9.25 inches

"A must-have primer for the water-conscious gardener.”
— Midwest Book Review

"To the rescue is Robert Nold, whose experience in the Rocky Mountains of Colorado with dryland gardening offers a host of plant selections that will not only survive under these temperature extremes, but thrive."

— Denver Post

“With tips on breeds of plants that can thrive in the climate and survive both extremes of temperature, “High and Dry” is a scholarly and well researched book on gardening in inhospitable climates. Highly recommended. . . .”
— SciTech Book News

“. . . a humorous, practical book for any Western gardener looking for drought-friendly gardening advice..”

“Nold, an adept and often funny writer, has written a plant book that will be invaluable to gardeners and plant specialists for its presentation of his extensive knowledge of these native plants and his experience growing them, without any irrigation.”