Landscaping with Native Plants of Minnesota - 2nd Edition

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MBI Publishing Company, Mar 28, 2011 - Gardening - 192 pages
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This new and updated edition of Landscaping with Native Plants of Minnesota combines the practicality of a field guide with all the basic information homeowners need to create an effective landscape design. The plant profiles section includes comprehensive descriptions of approximately 150 flowers, trees, shrubs, vines, evergreens, grasses, and ferns that grew in Minnesota before European settlement, as well as complete information on planting, maintenance, and landscape uses for each plant. The book also includes complete information on how to garden successfully in Minnesota’s harsh climate and how to install and maintain an attractive, low-maintenance home landscape suitable for any lifestyle.

 

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Contents

Soil Texture
Soil Fertility
Soil pH
Improving Soil
Pruning
Staking
Thinning and Dividing
Diseases and Viruses
Care
Possible Problems
Planting
Care
Possible Problems
Planting
Care
Possible Problems

Other Animal Pests
A Woodland Retreat Blending Native and Nonnative Plants
Determination Brings WellDeserved Rewards
A Pond Surrounded by Native Plants in a Suburban Sanctuary
A Suburban Home Enveloped by the Magic of a Restored Prairie
A Little Work Up Front Resulted in Success for This City Landscape
Planting
Care
Possible Problems
Planting
Planting
Care
Possible Problems
Planting
Care
Possible Problems
Planting
Care
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DIVLynn Steiner is a longtime gardening editor, writer, and photographer and has more than twenty years of experience tending her own extensive home gardens. For fifteen years, she was the editor of the award-winning Northern Gardener magazine./div

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