Welcome to organic food gardening in the high-altitude Southwest! This book is primarily written for gardeners who live in the Ponderosa pine transition zone around 7,000 feet in altitude. However, most of the information is also applicable to lower elevation Pinyon-Juniper woodlands and higher elevation Spruce-Fir forests.
Wednesday, December 17, 2008
"Growing Food in the Southwest Mountains" book excerpt available online
You can read 20 or so pages from "Growing Food in the Southwest Mountains: A Permaculture Approach to Home Gardening Above 6,500 Feet in Arizona, New Mexico, Southern Colorado and Southern Utah". From the introduction: