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For Stephanie Feeney, The Northwest Gardeners’ Resource Directory was a labor of love for over 15 years. Sadly, Feeney passed away this year, yet her amazing contribution to the gardening world lives on in this new edition completely updated by Debra Prinzing. Serious Northwest gardeners know that this is the definitive sourcebook for anyone obsessed with gardening and all its pleasures. And this 9th edition has a major new feature: website addresses. As always, the directory makes it a snap to find nurseries (complete with addresses, hours, driving directions, and full descriptions); international, national, and regional clubs and organizations for every conceivable horticultural interest; reviews of books and magazines; mail-order sources; and much more. A portion of proceeds from the sale of this book will be donated to the Whatcom Hospice Foundation in memory of Stephanie Feeney.
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Stephanie Feeney has been combing the Pacific Northwest and British Columbia for nearly a decade now, finding all the shops, nurseries, gardens and other fabulous resources that make this the horticultural paradise it is. The Seventh Edition of this internationally acclaimed Directory--what Fine Gardening termed "a model of what a regional guide should be"--now is bigger, better, and more thorough than ever! This Guide Makes it a Snap to Find: * Over 350 nurseries, including those small, hard-to-find specialty "gems", complete with addresses, hours, driving directions and full descriptions * Over 200 mail-order sources for seeds, plants, tools, equipment, books and information * Over 300 e-mail and Internet Web sites of interest to gardeners from around the world * Over 200 international, national and regional clubs and organizations for every conceivable horticultural interest * Dozens of reviews of books, magazines and specialty journals * Sources for hard-to-find supplies and materials--from the essential (stone and organics, perhaps) to the bizarre ("Not Tonight Deer" and "Zoo Doo")
And all NEW in this edition: Complete coverage of the fabulous
* gardening resources of western Oregon More than triple the British
* Columbia resources from the previous edition A geographic locator to
* help you plan your trips and excursions throughout the region Guest
* Essays contributed by some of the most interesting and knowledgeable
* gardening writers of the Pacific Northwest--people like Dan Hinkley
* of world-renowned Heronswood Nursery, Arthur Lee Jacobson, a winner
* of the 1996 American Horticultural Society Book Award and
* Vancouver's inimitable Thomas Hobbs of Southlands Nursery and Hobbs.
* A warm, witty and humorously insightful Foreword contributed by
* Ketzel Levine, National Public Radio's "Doyenne of Dirt".
Debra Prinzing is the Contributing Gardening Editor for Seattle Homes & Lifestyles and The Home and Garden contributor for the Everett Herald. She lives in Seattle with her family and is a Master Gardener.
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Book Description Sasquatch Books, 2002. Paperback. Condition: New. Never used!. Seller Inventory # P111570613036
Book Description Sasquatch Books, 2002. Paperback. Condition: New. 9th. Seller Inventory # DADAX1570613036
Book Description Sasquatch Books, 2002. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M1570613036