Gardening, Naturally: A chemical-free handbook for the Prairies

Coteau Books
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An expert look at alternatives to the “chemical stew” to keep your lawn and garden healthy, and the entire planet happy, and safe.
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Sara Williams’ previous books include Perennials for the Prairies, In a Cold Land: Saskatchewan’s Horticultural Pioneers, and, with co-author Hugh Skinner, Best Trees and Shrubs for the Prairies and Best Groundcovers and Vines for the Prairies. She was the founder and first editor of The Saskatchewan Gardener, now called Gardener for the Prairies and currently coordinates and is a writer for a weekly gardening column that appears in more than 25 prairie newspapers. Sara Williams has a B.Sc. (with great distinction) and a M.Sc. in Horticultural Extension from the University of Saskatchewan, as well as a B.A. in English and History from the University of Michigan. She served as the horticultural specialist with the Extension Division of the University of Saskatchewan for 12 years, retiring in 2001.

Hugh Skinner received a B.S.A. (Horticulture) from the University of Manitoba prior to returning to manage the family nursery where he grew up. In 2002, he received the Prairie Garden Award for Excellence, and he is currently the Vice President of the Manitoba Horticultural Association. He has developed course materials for Assiniboine Community College, including an Integrated Pest Management course for the nursery, greenhouse and golf course industry. In addition to the books he has cowritten with Sara Williams, he is a regular contributor to Manitoba Gardener and The Prairie Gardener magazines.

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Publisher
Coteau Books
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Published on
Mar 1, 2011
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Pages
256
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ISBN
9781550505887
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Language
English
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Genres
Gardening / Organic
Gardening / Regional / Canada
Gardening / Urban
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