Native Plants of the Northeast: A Guide for Gardening & Conservation

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Timber Press, 2005 - Gardening - 308 pages
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If you've always wanted to garden with native plants, this book is for you. With entries for nearly 700 species of native trees, shrubs, vines, ferns, grasses, and wildflowers from the northeastern quarter of the U.S. and eastern Canada, its comprehensive horticultural coverage is unsurpassed by any other single volume. The natural ranges of many of the plants discussed extend beyond the Northeast; the information on horticultural uses applies to any garden. Each plant description includes information about cultivation and propagation, ranges, and hardiness. An appendix recommends particular plants for difficult situations, as well as attracting butterflies, hummingbirds, and other wildlife. Illustrated throughout with color photographs.

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This book has been incredibly useful for me. I highly recommend this book to anyone considering planting. Especially to Landscape companies.

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Donald J. Leopold has been studying native plants for nearly 30 years. He is currently at the College of Environmental Science and Forestry, State University of New York, Syracuse. His Native Plants of the Northeast (2005) is also published by Timber Press.

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