Design Your Natural Midwest Garden

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Big Earth Publishing, 2007 - Gardening - 196 pages
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Gardening with native species is low-maintenance, good for the environment, and yields stunning results. Award-winning garden designer Patricia Hill shows you how to combine varieties that are perfect for the soils and climates of the upper Midwest into beautiful combinations for every space around your home.
 

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Contents

ENTRANCE GARDENS
1
DESIGN FOR A SOUTHFACING ENTRY GARDEN
2
DESIGN FOR A PARKWAY GARDEN
12
DESIGN FOR A SUNNY ENTRANCE GARDEN
18
DESIGN FOR A FRONTYARD GARDEN FOR A TYPICAL NEW HOUSE
22
DESIGN FOR A SHADY ENTRANCE GARDEN
26
FRAGRANCE IN THE PRAIRIE GARDEN
32
DESIGN FOR A COTTAGE GARDEN
33
HILLSIDES
101
DESIGN FOR A DRY HILL PRAIRIE GARDEN
102
DESIGN FOR AN EASTFACING SLOPE UNDER TREES WITH OUTCROPPING
104
DESIGN FOR A SHADED ROCKY SLOPE
108
DESIGN FOR A SUNNY SOUTHFACING TERRACED SLOPE
112
DESIGN FOR A SMALL TERRACED SLOPE
114
WOODLANDS
117
GARLIC MUSTARD
120

DESIGN FOR A WALKTHROUGH FRONT GARDEN
36
PATIOS AND TERRACES
39
TERRACE TAPESTRY
40
MOSS
45
DESIGN FOR A SUNNY BACKYARD WITH ROSES AND PERGOLAS
46
DESIGN FOR A WHITE GARDEN BETWEEN TWO DECKS
50
SPECIALTY GARDENS
55
ATTRACTING BUTTERFLIES
56
BUTTERFLY LARVAE
61
DESIGN FOR A SUNNY BUTTERFLY GARDEN
62
ATTRACTING HUMMINGBIRDS
64
PRIVACY
68
DESIGN FOR A PRIVATE SIDE YARD
70
DAISY GARDENS
72
YELLOW DAISIES
75
DESIGN FOR A SUNNY ISLAND DAISY GARDEN
78
BORDERS
83
DESIGN FOR A SUNRISE BORDER
84
DESIGN FOR A SUNSET BORDER
90
DESIGN FOR A LONG PRAIRIE BORDER
94
DESIGN FOR NATIVE PLANTS AT A GAS STATION
98
NEW PLANTING BEDS
122
DESIGN FOR A SAVANNA BORDER WITH ISLAND
124
OAK LEAVES
138
DESIGN FOR AN ISLAND SAVANNA GARDEN
142
NATIVE WILDFLOWER GARDEN
146
JENS JENSEN
148
TWO DESIGNS FOR A JENS JENSENSTYLE BACKYARD
156
DESIGN FOR A FENCEROW
158
GREENWAYS
159
WATER
161
APRIL SHOWERS BRING MAY FLOWERS
162
RAIN GARDENS
165
DESIGN FOR A TERRACE WITH RAIN CHANNELS
166
DESIGN FOR A DRAINAGE SWALE
170
DESIGN FOR A TERRACED HILLSIDE
172
DESIGN FOR A RAIN GARDEN
174
DESIGN FOR THE SHORELINE OF A SMALL POND
180
CONCLUSION
185
BIBLIOGRAPHY
189
INDEX
191

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