Push the Zone: The Good Guide to Growing Tropical Plants Beyond the Tropics (Good Guide to Gardening #3) (Paperback)

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"Have you ever wished you could grow mangoes, coffee, oranges and other delicious tropical plants... but find yourself limited by a less-than-tropical climate? If you long for Key lime pies at Christmas, or homegrown bananas at breakfast, you're not alone Expert gardener and mad scientist David The Good fought for years to figure out how grow tropical plants hundreds of miles outside their natural climate range... and he succeeded

In PUSH THE ZONE: The Good Guide to Growing Tropical Plants Beyond the Tropics, David the Good shares his successes and failures in expanding plant ranges, and equips you with the knowledge you need to add a growing zone or two to your own backyard. Based on original research done in North Florida, PUSH THE ZONE is useful for northern gardeners as well. Discover microclimates in your yard, use the thermal mass of walls to grow impossible plants and uncover growing secrets that will change your entire view of what can grow where "

Featuring a foreword by Dr. David Francko, the author of PALMS WON'T GROW HERE AND OTHER MYTHS.



Product Details
ISBN: 9789527065709
ISBN-10: 9527065704
Publisher: Castalia House
Publication Date: June 12th, 2017
Pages: 188
Language: English
Series: Good Guide to Gardening