Discover the whens and hows of growing, caring for, and maintaining your Rocky Mountain garden!
Whether home is in Montana, Utah, Wyoming, Idaho, or another Rocky Mountain state, Rocky Mountain Month-by-Month Gardening offers current information on the best gardening practices for the region through each month of the year. Complete with specific advice on growing annuals, perennials, bulbs, grasses, roses, ground covers, trees, shrubs, and vines, this book is the only reference you'll need to have a successful and beautiful garden, lawn, and landscape.
Included are detailed instructions on everything from watering and fertilizing to pruning and problem solving. No matter your gardening level—from beginner to expert—you'll find actionable tips for all of the seasonal gardening tasks needed to gain satisfying results. Reap the benefits of the gardening successes of author John Cretti, who has more than thirty-two years of gardening experience!
The Month-by-Month Gardening series is the perfect companion to take the guesswork out of gardening. With the region-specific advice offered in each of the titles in this series, you'll know exactly what to do each month of the year. Other books in this series include Mid-Atlantic, New England, Florida, the Carolinas, Arizona, and more. Full of step-by-step seasonal tasks and full-color photographs, the Month-by-Month Gardening guides help you garden with confidence, no matter where you call home.
A regionally known gardening expert, radio and television host, author, columnist, and former horticulture specialist for Colorado State University Extension, John Cretti has more than 32 years of horticulture experience. John hosted the Gardening with an Altitude radio program for thirty years and has been an expert on Rocky Mountain Gardening for area TV and HGTV.
His down-to-earth approach broadens the horizons of gardeners dealing with the unique and challenging climates of the region, where temperature fluctuations, wind, hail, unpredictable storms, difficult soils, and cunning critters are the norm.
John has spent his life growing all kinds of plants, beginning as a child under the tutelage of his Italian grandmother, aunts, and uncle. This inspired his interest and passion for gardening while growing up in western Colorado.
John is the author of several books for Cool Springs Press, including Rocky Mountain Gardener’s Guide and Month-by-Month Gardening in the Rocky Mountains. Learn more about him at his website: www.gardeningwithanaltitude.com.
"... could take a landscape novice who has bitten off more than he or she could chew and give them the confidence to head into the yard with the loppers." - Denver Post
Situated on the main street of the historic Delaware Riverfront town of New Hope, Pennsylvania, Farley’s Bookshop and its knowledgeable, experienced staff have endeavored to satisfy the literary tastes of the area inhabitants for over fifty years. Whether you are Bucks County born-and-bred or just stopping by to enjoy the crisp river air and delightful scenery, you will be pleasantly surprised to find the largest and most diverse collection of books-in-print in Bucks County. Farley’s may have competition, but it has few peers. We encourage you to browse our website, but please remember that getting acquainted with our online persona is no substitute for exploring the narrow passageways and teeming shelves of our storefront and discovering that perfect book nestled amongst so many others.
New Hope for American Art is the most comprehensive book ever published on artists from, and surrounding, the New Hope Art Colony (also known as the Pennsylvania Impressionists). This book, with its 612 pages and over 1,000 color plates of artwork include biographies of 165 individual Pennsylvania Impressionists and New Hope Modernists as well as artists from the Philadelphia Ten, a pioneering group of women all educated at Philadelphia art schools.
In this book, you'll find biographies and artwork from such artists as:
New Hope for American Art was authored, designed and published by James M. Alterman, an expert in the field of Pennsylvania Impressionist and Modernist painting. A longtime collector and owner of two fine art galleries, Alterman wanted to create a user-friendly book intended not only to educate collectors and enthusiasts about this art but to help train one's eye. The book offers valuable tips on how to avoid common mistakes often experienced by new collectors drawn from the author's personal experiences as a collector and fine art dealer.