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The gardener's guide to understanding weather and climate : how to understand the weather and make it work for you

Author: Michael Allaby
Publisher: Portland, Oregon : Timber Press, 2015.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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"This book provides a clear and accessible explanation of how the weather works and how it affects the garden. It takes readers from the macro to the micro, from the effects of global warming on our planet to finding the micro-climates in their own backyards".
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Allaby
ISBN: 9781604695540 1604695544
OCLC Number: 1011745168
Description: 333 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Climate --
Changing climates --
Weather --
Microclimates --
Soils --
Plants and climate --
Plants and their environments --
Protecting against harsh weather.
Responsibility: Michael Allaby.

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Gardeners are obsessed by the weather because frost, drought, wind and rain can undo all their work, often overnight. Science writer Michael Allaby offers an understanding of the vagaries of both  Read more...

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"Allaby's guide gives both seasoned and novice gardeners enough of an overview of climatological principles to help their plants survive harsh weather and thrive in good weather." --Booklist Read more...

 
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