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The best plants for Midwest gardens

flowers, vegetables, shrubs, and trees for spectacular low-maintencance gardens season after season

by Laara K. Duggan

  • 79 Want to read
  • 2 Currently reading

Published by Chicago Review Press in Chicago, IL .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Middle West.
    • Subjects:
    • Gardening -- Middle West.,
    • Low maintenance gardening -- Middle West.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes index.

      Statementwritten and illustrated by Laara K. Duggan.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsSB453.2.M53 D84 1998
      The Physical Object
      Pagination294 p. :
      Number of Pages294
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL703505M
      ISBN 101556522843
      LC Control Number97052710
      OCLC/WorldCa38168314

        New Book The Best Plants for Midwest Gardens: Flowers, Vegetables, Shrubs, and Trees for. RodrickRogerson. Garden Centers in Columbia - House Plants, Shrubs, Trees and Flowers. Dannyswanson READ FREE E-books Medicinal Plants Trees & Shrubs of Appalachia 2nd Edition Full Free. Jazzinelle. This book features over annuals suitable to the Illinois climate. A must have addition to any garden library, it includes over brilliant full-color photographs. You'll also find plenty of practical advice on choosing the best varieties of annuals.

      Native Plants of the Midwest, by regional plant expert Alan Branhagan, features the best native plants in the heartland and offers clear and concise guidance on how to use them in the profiles for more than species of trees, shrubs, vines, perennials, ground covers, bulbs, and annuals contain the common and botanical names, growing information, tips on using the plant in a. - best plants to grow in the midwest. See more ideas about Plants, Flower garden, Planting flowers pins.

      Peonies have been grown in gardens for more than 2, years. Throughout the ages, many people believed peonies had medical healing powers. The Chinese were especially fond of the flower, whose name in Chinese is "sho yu," meaning "most beautiful" [source: Flowers and Plants].So if it's been good enough for thousands of years, surely it's good enough for your Midwest garden, right? "Native Plants of the Midwest shows you the best native plants and how to use them in your garden. This invaluable resource includes species of trees, shrubs, vines, perennials, groundcovers, bulbs, and annuals; plants that attract native bees, butterflies, birds, and other beneficial wildlife; [and] practical cultivation tips for adding natives to your garden"--Jacket.


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