The Montana Gardener's Companion

The Montana Gardener's Companion

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The Montana Gardenera€™s Companion explains how to identify and address common shortcomings of Montana soils, including alkaline soils (the most common soil in Montana), acidic soils (found in some soils in the mountains and near Great Falls), and salty soils (found especially in eastern Montana and in areas west and northwest of Great Falls east of the Divide and in the far northeastern portions of Sheridan County). This book explains the different climates of eastern and western Montana, the effect of elevation on growing seasons, and how Montana gardeners can lengthen their growing seasons through careful plant selection, choosing the correct exposure, planting properly on slopes and using season-extending products.structure in place over the garden and yet movable so you may rotate your crops year to year? ... make sure the greenhouse frame and covering are designed for your climatic conditions, a€ advises David Baumbauer, manager ... When it feels well filled and the silk has just dried in the last day or so, strip the husk off the tip. ... Corn that is ready for harvest will squirt a milky juice onto your thumb and maybe into your eyes! At this a€œmilka€ stage, your corn contains from 10 to 35 percent sugar.

Title:The Montana Gardener's Companion
Author:Cheryl Moore-Gough, Robert Gough
Publisher:Rowman & Littlefield - 2015-04-01


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