An Introduction to Season Extension for High-Altitude, Short-Season Gardens
September 1, 2022
Gardening in high-altitude regions of the arid west is tricky, due to short growing seasons and extreme temperature swings. But this 13-page, colorfully illustrated publication will help you to meet that challenge. Along with providing an overview of the most helpful cultural practices to adopt and the most effective low- or high-tech structures to install, this bulletin lists numerous references to other Extension publications in case you need more in-depth information. You may live at a higher elevation, but fear not: armed with the right approach, techniques and grit, you too can maintain a beautiful, thriving garden 4500 feet above sea level.