Native Plants in the Coastal Garden: A Guide for Gardeners in the Pacific Northwest

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Timber Press, 2003 - Gardening - 232 pages
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This new edition of a regional classic has been completely revised, updated, and expanded to include many more facets of the joys and challenges of gardening in the maritime Pacific Northwest. Included are new plant discoveries and information on container gardening, design trends, community education and stewardship, and shoreline habitats. The authors offer comprehensive details for using native plants to transform any garden into a low-maintenance, water-wise paradise that utilizes the beauty of native plants and creates habitats for wildlife.

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Contents

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS
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CHAPTER 1
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NATIVE PLANTS IN YOUR GARDEN
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About the author (2003)

April Pettinger was inspired by the rich diversity of plants in Canada's West Coast rainforest to try gardening with native plants, and her ongoing concern for ecological awareness and balance inspires her to share ideas for a naturalistic gardening style using native plants. April lives in British Columbia, Canada.

Brenda Costanzo is a botanist, researcher, and teacher who has been collecting and gardening with native plants for more than 20 years. She also resides in British Columbia, Canada.

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