“Frost Dancing” is a pithy, fun garden book packed with more than 240 useful and usable tips and ideas particularly for short season gardeners. But no matter where your garden is located you’ll find something of interest here. The information is firmly grounded in decades of experience growing food on a northwoods homestead; no fluff, just good old down-to-earth advise, well mulched and healthy. Sue gardens where 90 frost free days is a very good year and frost every month not unheard of yet there is never a year that her garden hasn't put food on their table and surplus to store. She shares from her own thirty plus years of gardening notes to help readers do the same, with a sustainable and organic philosophy that is easy and natural. Divided into five seasonal chapters there are tips for every garden and gardener. Whether you are new to gardening or have been at it a while you are sure to discover ideas to help you grow your own food in your own garden and have fun doing so. This book is short, sweet, useful -- and green!
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About the Author
Sue Robishaw is the author of five books and many magazine articles as well as being a popular speaker and workshop presenter. She lives with her husband, Steve Schmeck, amid much wildlife on their off-grid, northwoods homestead in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. Their lives are full of variety and interest. A large organic garden and orchard is one of Sue’s passions as well as the source for most of their food. She weaves all of the pieces of her world together in a way that suits her belief in the joy of life and ever changing opportunities involving gardening, hiking, writing, watercolor, music, dance - and designing and knitting colorful wool socks for warmth and fun!