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University of Idaho Extension

 

Physical Address:
E. J. Iddings Agricultural Science Laboratory
Room 52
606 S Rayburn St.
Moscow, ID

Mailing Address:
University of Idaho Extension
875 Perimeter Drive MS 2338
Moscow, ID 83844-2338

Phone: 208-885-5883

Fax: 208-885-6654

Email: extension@uidaho.edu

Google Maps

Barbara Petty

Email: extdir@uidaho.edu


Short-Season, High-Altitude Gardening Publications & Resources


Choosing and Growing Adapted Vegetable Varieties > PDF
Recommended vegetable varieties for short-season, high-altitude regions, including cool-season hardy vegetables; cool-season tender vegetables; and tender warm-season vegetables. Authors: Stephen Love . . . . . more details
 

Gardening Strategies for Short-Season, High-Altitude Zones > PDF
Part of the short-season, high-elevation gardening series, this publication covers plant selection, plant placement, management of plant growth rate and maturity, season-extending techniques, and wint . . . . . more details
 

Growing Small-Fruit Crops in Short-Season Gardens > PDF
Choosing hardy and early maturing small-fruit varieties is critical to gardening success as is using proper maintenance techniques. Part of the Short-Season, High-Altitude Gardening series, this publi . . . . . more details
 

Growing Tomatoes in Cool, Short-Season Locations > PDF
Part of the short-season, high-altitude gardening series, this publication provides tips and strategies for growing tomatoes in harsh climates. Authors: Michael Bauer, Danny L. Barney, Jo Ann Robbins . . . . . more details
 

Growing Tree Fruits in Short-Season Gardens > PDF
Part of the Short-Season, High-Altitude Gardening series, this publication lists adapted varieties of apples, apricots, cherries, pears, and plums and gives critical tips for successfully producing tr . . . . . more details
 

Hardy Roses for Harsh Climates > PDF
Do you live in a cold high-elevation Idaho location? Don't worry. You can still have beautiful roses that will thrive. Stephen L. Love has tested dozens of rose varieties bred especially for harsh col . . . . . more details
 

Herbaceous Ornamentals: Annuals, Perennials, and Ornamental Grasses > PDF
How to obtain, plant, and care for flowers, grasses, and bulbs for the short-season garden. Includes detailed tables listing hardy annuals, perennials, bulbs and grasses suitable for short-season, hig . . . . . more details
 

Introduction to Short-Season Gardening in Idaho > PDF
Part of the short-season, high-elevation gardening series, this publication describes Idaho's three short-season climates (high desert; cool, moist locations typical of the Idaho panhandle; and high-e . . . . . more details
 

Landscaping with Native Plants > PDF
Information on designing and establishing landscapes using plants that are native to the Intermountain West. Includes lists of trees, shrubs, vines, perennials, and grasses suitable for high desert lo . . . . . more details
 

Lawn Care in Short-Season, High-Altitude Zones > PDF
This publication explains how to maintain a healthy lawn in Idaho's short-season, high-altitude areas by selecting suitable grasses and modifying management practices typically used at lower elevation . . . . . more details
 

Managing Soils in Short-Season, High-Altitude Zones > PDF
Part of the short-season, high-elevation gardening series, this publication describes the three basic soil types in Idaho's short-season, high-elevation gardening zones and offers management guideline . . . . . more details
 

Selecting, Planting, and Caring for Trees, Shrubs, and Vines > PDF
Detailed tables and descriptions of a wide variety of trees, shrubs, and vines suitable for short-season, high-altitude regions. Also includes information on planting and caring for woody landscape pl . . . . . more details
 

Short-Season Vegetable Gardening > PDF
Pacific Northwest gardeners often find the climate too short to grow certain vegetables. Two horticulturists explain how to maximize a gardener's chances for success in the face of the vagaries of unt . . . . . more details
 

University of Idaho Extension

 

Physical Address:
E. J. Iddings Agricultural Science Laboratory
Room 52
606 S Rayburn St.
Moscow, ID

Mailing Address:
University of Idaho Extension
875 Perimeter Drive MS 2338
Moscow, ID 83844-2338

Phone: 208-885-5883

Fax: 208-885-6654

Email: extension@uidaho.edu

Google Maps

Barbara Petty

Email: extdir@uidaho.edu