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The Midwestern Native Garden : Native Alternatives to Nonnative Flowers and Plants, an Illustrated Guide
by Charlotte Adelman and Bernard L. Schwartz


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Winner of the 2012 Helen Hull Award, presented by the National Garden Clubs.
Midwestern gardeners and landscapers are becoming increasingly attracted to noninvasive regional native wildflowers and plants over popular nonnative species.  Read more...


 
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More About The Midwestern Native Garden by Charlotte Adelman; Bernard L. Schwartz
 
 
 
Overview

Winner of the 2012 Helen Hull Award, presented by the National Garden Clubs.
Midwestern gardeners and landscapers are becoming increasingly attracted to noninvasive regional native wildflowers and plants over popular nonnative species. TheMidwestern Native Garden offers viable alternatives to both amateurs and professionals, whether they are considering adding a few native plants or intending to go native all the way. Native plants improve air and water quality, reduce use of pesticides, and provide vital food and reproductive sites to birds and butterflies, that nonnative plants cannot offer, helping bring back a healthy ecosystem.
The authors provide a comprehensive selection of native alternatives that look similar or even identical to a range of nonnative ornamentals. These are native plants that are suitable for all garden styles, bloom during the same season, and have the same cultivation requirements as their nonnative counterparts. Plant entries are accompanied by nature notes setting out the specific birds and butterflies the native plants attract.
The Midwestern Native Garden will be a welcome guide to gardeners whose styles range from formal to naturalistic but who want to create an authentic sense of place, with regional natives. The beauty, hardiness, and easy maintenance of native Midwestern plants will soon make them the new favorites.



 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780821419373
  • ISBN-10: 0821419374
  • Publisher: Ohio University Press
  • Publish Date: September 2011
  • Page Count: 272
  • Dimensions: 9 x 6 x 0.7 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.3 pounds


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Books > Gardening > Regional - Midwest (IA, IL, IN, KS, MI, MN, MO, ND, NE, OH,
Books > Gardening > Ornamental Plants
Books > Nature > Plants - General

 
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