Landscaping with Native Plants of Minnesota - 2nd Edition

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Voyageur Press, 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

Landscaping with Native Plants of Minnesota
6
Chapter 1 Understanding Native Plants
8
Chapter 2 Minnesotas Natural Plant Life
16
Chapter 3 Gardening with Native Plants
28
Chapter 4 Landscaping with Native Plants
40
Chapter 5 Gallery of Gardens
60
Native Plant Profiles
74
Bibliography
187
Index
188
About the Author
192
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About the author (2011)

Lynn 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.

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