Landscaping with Native Plants of Minnesota 2nd Edition

Landscaping with Native Plants of Minnesota   2nd Edition
Author: Anonim
Publsiher: Voyageur Press (MN)
Total Pages: 194
Release: 2011-03-28
Genre: Gardening
ISBN: 9780760341186

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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.

Landscaping with Native Plants of Minnesota

Landscaping with Native Plants of Minnesota
Author: Anonim
Publsiher: Voyageur Press (MN)
Total Pages: 0
Release: 2005
Genre: Landscape gardening
ISBN: 0896586502

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8 1/2 x 11 192 pgs 325 color photos index bibliography Landscaping with Native Plants of Minnesota is designed for beginning and experienced gardeners who want to learn more about Minnesota's unique native-plant communities and how to successfully incorporate them into their home landscapes. It 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 hundreds of flowers, trees, shrubs, vines, evergreens, grasses, and ferns that have grown in Minnesota since the time before European settlement. Information on planting, maintenance, and landscape uses for each plant is also included.

Landscaping with Native Plants of Michigan

Landscaping with Native Plants of Michigan
Author: Lynn M. Steiner
Publsiher: Voyageur Press
Total Pages: 192
Release: 2006-05-19
Genre: Gardening
ISBN: 0760325383

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Landscaping with Native Plants of Michigan is designed for beginning and experienced gardeners who want to learn more about Michigan’s unique native-plant communities and how to successfully incorporate them into their home landscapes. It 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 more than 600 native plant species, subspecies, and varieties of flowers, trees, shrubs, vines, evergreens, grasses, and ferns that have grown in Michigan since the time before European settlement. Information on planting, maintenance, and landscape uses for each plant is also included. Readers will also gain many creative ideas from the section featuring Michigan gardeners who have successfully incorporated native plants into their home landscapes.

Landscaping with Native Plants of Wisconsin

Landscaping with Native Plants of Wisconsin
Author: Lynn M. Steiner
Publsiher: Voyageur Press
Total Pages: 192
Release: 2007-04-15
Genre: Gardening
ISBN: 0760329699

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Aimed at beginners and veteran gardeners alike, this book is designed to help Wisconsin gardeners find, plant, and maintain the best native species for their specific sites, however modest or lavish. Gardening with native plants is an ever-more popular practice—and for good reason. Naturally suited to a region’s climate and soil, native plants tend to thrive, and to reflect a true “fit” with the environment. The Native Plant Profiles section offers comprehensive descriptions of some 600 species of flowers and groundcovers, trees, shrubs, vines, evergreens, grasses, and ferns native to Wisconsin, as well as information on planting, maintenance, and landscape uses for each plant. With advice on the process of designing a natural garden that fits each lifestyle and family, the book will guide readers to the level of native plant landscaping that is just right for them.

Grow Native

Grow Native
Author: Lynn M. Steiner
Publsiher: Quarto Publishing Group USA
Total Pages: 211
Release: 2016-05-01
Genre: Gardening
ISBN: 9780760350843

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Support your local ecosystem! A guide to transforming your yard into a beautiful landscape using native plants—includes inspiring photos. You don’t have to compromise beauty to create sustainable, ecologically responsible natural landscapes. In master gardener Lynn Steiner’s Grow Native, you’ll find guidance for planting stunning gardens using native species that support your local ecosystem. Organized in an easily accessible way, the book offers instructions for planting and maintenance, helpful tips about soil, watering, and fertilizing, and gorgeous photography. With advice about how to weave native plants into your landscape and replace common ornamentals with natural plants, Grow Native combines inspirational garden shots of native landscapes with plant-specific chapters and photos. Topics covered include: - Hardiness Zone Maps - Inspiration Gallery: Gardens Full of Native Plants - Why Grow Natives? - What Do You Mean by “Native”? - Choosing plants that are drought-tolerant, hardy, easy to care for, and more Additionally, sidebars throughout offer pointers for attracting specific butterflies, birds, bees and other beneficials to your yard—all through plant selections.

Landscaping with Native Plants of Texas 2nd Edition

Landscaping with Native Plants of Texas   2nd Edition
Author: George Oxford Miller
Publsiher: Voyageur Press
Total Pages: 192
Release: 2013-02-25
Genre: Gardening
ISBN: 9781610588461

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In this comprehensive, richly illustrated guide, author George Oxford Miller provides the "how-to," "when-to," and "what-to" for gardeners, landscapers, and homeowners throughout Texas. Have you ever planted a beautiful—and expensive—shrub in your yard and watched it slowly die because it was in the wrong location? Insufficient sunlight, too much water, improper soil, or too hot an exposure can turn the nursery-perfect specimen into an eyesore. This all-in-one DIY guide helps you beautify your yard using low-maintenance native plants specifically adapted to your local growing conditions. Whether as foundation hedges, mass plantings, or accent shrubs, Texas’ vast offering of native species can bring year-round beauty to any lawn space. Covering wildflowers, shrubs, trees, vines, cacti, and groundcovers, this book selects the species that combine ornamental qualities, growth habit, adaptability, and year-round beauty for the highest landscape value. Chapters include photos, maps, charts, and design samples to provide guidelines for species selection and planting, ongoing maintenance, landscape design, and water and energy conservation. Plant descriptions provide detailed habitat requirements for hundreds of native plants, and photos illustrate how each plant looks in the landscape. In Landscaping with Native Plants of Texas, new and experienced gardeners alike will find the facts and advice needed to choose the plants best adapted for their particular landscape. The ornamental beauty of Texas’ native species and the economic advantages of using plants adapted to the local climate demonstrate that the best for our landscapes often comes from our own backyards. And perhaps most importantly, using native plants encourages the repair and preservation of natural plant communities and the wildlife they shelter.

Native Plants of the Midwest

Native Plants of the Midwest
Author: Alan Branhagen
Publsiher: Timber Press
Total Pages: 440
Release: 2016-11-09
Genre: Gardening
ISBN: 9781604697773

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Native Plants of the Midwest features the best native plants in the heartland and offers clear and concise guidance on how to use them in the garden.

Natural Landscaping

Natural Landscaping
Author: John Diekelmann,Robert M. Schuster
Publsiher: Univ of Wisconsin Press
Total Pages: 328
Release: 2002
Genre: Native plant gardening
ISBN: 0299173240

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In response to demand from landscape architects and home gardeners, Natural Landscaping returns to print in an updated and expanded second edition. It is unique in its focus on plant communities; it approaches landscape design as the establishment of natural ecosystems, rather than mere planting of specimens. Emphasizing the natural landscapes of the northeastern United States and eastern Canada, this book o reviews landscaping principles and techniques o introduces native plant species for grasslands, forests, edge areas, and small wetlands o illustrates how to evaluate a site and plan for visual effect and maintenance o presents the issues involved in restoring bogs, ponds, and other wetlands o offers practical advice on reducing chemical use while still combating invasive plants o addresses social, legal, design, and planting problems often encountered on residential sites o discusses natural landscaping for public parklands, civic buildings, school grounds, and corporate properties