The Best Plants for Midwest Gardens: Flowers, Vegetables, Shrubs, and Trees for Spectacular Low-Maintenance Gardens Season After Season
Chicago Review Press, 1998 - Gardening - 294 pages
No-fail perennials, wildflowers, and handy bulbs; Kitchen gardens from vegetables and herbs to currants, raspberries, and other small fruits; Shade trees, conifers, and beautiful small trees and shrubs for every site; Lawns, ground covers, native prairies, and romantic meadows; Plantings to attract and nurture visiting birds and butterflies; Midwest gardens to visit; Midwest sources for plants and seeds; All-season garden calendar, cross-referenced listings of scientific and common names, soil fundamentals, and much more.
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SECTION THREE KITCHEN GARDENS
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