Gardening in the Upper Midwest

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U of Minnesota Press, 2000 - Gardening - 301 pages
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Contents

Introduction
3
Chapter 1 Classification of Plants
7
Chapter 2 Plant Structure and Growth
12
Chapter 3 How Plants Are Propagated
28
Chapter 4 Soil and Soil Improvement
40
Chapter 5 Plant Pests and Their Control
48
Chapter 6 Pruning and Training
54
Chapter 7 Home Fruit Growing
59
Chapter 12 Selection and Care of Shrubs
139
Color photograph
152
Chapter 13 Selection and Care of Evergreens
173
Chapter 14 Selection and Care of Vines
183
Chapter 15 Selection and Care of Ground Covers
188
Chapter 16 Perennial Plants for the Sunny Flower Border
202
Chapter 17 Perennial Plants for Shady Gardens
230
Chapter 18 Garden Roses
248

Chapter 8 Growing Vegetables
77
Chapter 9 Home Landscaping
96
Chapter 10 How to Have a Good Lawn
101
Chapter 11 Selection and Care of Deciduous Trees
109
Chapter 19 Bulbs
257
Chapter 20 Annual Flowers
266
Index
283
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Page 9 - ... so far as the author knows, it has no other. In speaking of the native plants that have no common names, popular descriptions have been given, so far as possible, and some illustrations have been inserted, but these methods will not always succeed in making the reader think of the plant referred to. Different common names are used for the same plant in different parts of the Territory and only a part of the plants here enumerated may be found in any one locality. These conditions will, no doubt,...

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