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Author Klaus, Carl H.

Title Weathering winter : a gardener's daybook / by Carl H. Klaus
Published Iowa City, IA : University of Iowa Press, [1997]
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Description 1 online resource (xvi, 184 pages) : illustrations
Series A Bur oak original
Bur oak original.
Summary In winter, when the only things growing seem to be icicles and irritability, what pleasures exist for a gardener or for anyone who lives in a northern climate? In his distinctive daybook, Weathering Winter, Carl Klaus reminds readers that the season of brown twigs and icy gales is just as much a part of the year as when tulips open, tomatoes thrive, and pumpkins color the brown earth. From the first cold snap of late December 1994 to the first outdoor planting of onion sets and radish seeds in mid-March 1995, Klaus kept track of snow falling, birds flocking, soups simmering, gardening catalogs
Notes Print version record
Subject Klaus, Carl H. -- Diaries.
Gardeners -- Iowa -- Iowa City -- Anecdotes.
Vegetable gardening -- Iowa -- Iowa City -- Anecdotes.
Winter -- Iowa -- Iowa City -- Anecdotes.
Genre/Form Anecdotes.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 97005720
ISBN 1587291266 (electronic bk.)
9781587291265 (electronic bk.)
(cloth ; acid-free paper)