Gardening in the Lower Midwest: A Practical Guide for the New Zones 5 and 6

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Indiana University Press, 1994 - Gardening - 224 pages
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"... a common-sense handbook for gardeners... It will help slacken the stress level that gardening was never meant to bring." --HortScience


"[Diane Heilenman] gets to the heart, the soul and the humor shared by all in the gardening world... both a practical reference and an inspiration... " --The Herald-Times (Bloomington, IN)


Diane Heilenman tells novice and experienced gardeners how to cope in this difficult and trying climate, create gardens appropriate for the region, and select flowers, plants, trees, and shrubs that will be happy--and in turn make us happy. The gardening columnist for the Louisville Courier-Journal, Heilenman is also a gifted thinker who grapples with what it means to garden in our time.

 

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This is a very fine book for anyone who wants to do some serious gardening in the midwest. The author is experienced, and opinionated about what will grow well in our zones 5 and 6. There is useful ... Read full review

Gardening in the lower Midwest: a practical guide for the new zones 5 and 6

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Heilenman, garden columnist for the Louisville Courier-Journal, has written a guide to gardening in USDA plant hardiness zones 5 and 6, specifically, upper Kentucky; all of Ohio, Indiana, and Illinois ... Read full review

Contents

First Lessons
1
Plants as Partners
52
Plant Sources
101
Gardeners Helpers
152
A Final Note
199
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DIANE HEILENMAN is gardening columnist for the Louisville Courier-Journal.

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