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Landscaping with Native Plants of Minnesota

Author(s): Steiner, L. M.

Year: 2005

Publisher: Voyageur Press

ISBN: 0896586502

Subject: Landscaping, Plant Identification

Comments: From Amazon.com Gardeners use native plants for several reasons. For many, their initial attraction is to native plantsí reputation for being low maintenance, as well as their ability to survive difficult soil and weather conditions. But equally appealing is the joy of connecting with nature and our stateís natural heritage and the satisfaction of creating a real sense of place rather than just another cookie-cutter landscape. "Landscaping with Native Plants of Minnesota" is the first book designed to help you identify Minnesotaís native plants and plant communities and to demonstrate how to use them effectively in a typical home landscape. In this book youíll find the basic gardening information you need for working with the native plants of Minnesota. Youíll learn what level of native-plant landscaping is right for you and get valuable information on the process of designing a natural garden that fits your lifestyle and family. Youíll also find lots of plant lists for specific styles of gardens.

Last Updated: 2007-01-01

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