Food in the Southwest Mountains:
Permaculture Approach to Home Gardening Above 6,500
Feet in Arizona, New Mexico, Southern Colorado and
you are a weekend gardener who has never heard of
permaculture, or an avid gardener using the
permaculture approach, this book will help you grow
food under the most challenging of
by Master Gardener Lisa
Rayner of Flagstaff, Arizona, this book will
teach you how to deal with dry weather, high winds,
intense sunlight, cold nights, insect pests, and
other challenges of gardening in the southwest
beautiful illustrations by Zackery
Zdinak as well as a planting timetable,
glossary of lesser known food crops, and an
extensive list of resources for gardeners. In his preface,
author and educator Dr. Gary Nabhan calls this book
a "masterpiece." Permaculture
Activist magazine says of this book, "The
author and publishers are to be commended for
creating a first-class resource."
completely revised and expanded third edition was
Flagstaff Tea Party in May, 2002. 128
pages. Measures 8 3/8 inches by 5
retail price plus $2 shipping and handling.
Buy online or at
locally owned book stores, herb and natural food stores and garden
centers throughout the high-altitude Southwest.
for a list of retailers.