100 Easy-to-Grow Native Plants

100 Easy-to-Grow Native Plants - Gardening Book

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100 Easy-to-Grow Native Plants
For American Gardens in Temperate Zones

by Andrew Leyerle

ISBN 1-55209-327-1
160 pages, 8 x 9 1/4
full-color photographs

A quick reference to choosing and cultivating native plants.

Native plants are the hardy results of natural selection. Evolving over thousands of years, they thrive and flourish in their regional habitats. Whatever your conditions -- shady, sunny, or in between -- and whatever your style -- formal, informal or a mix -- there are wonderful native plants to help you achieve your gardening goals.

With her characteristic wit and down-to-earth perspective, Lorraine Johnson has written a fail-safe guide to 100 beautiful and low maintenance native plants in the northern regions of the United States. 100 Easy-to-Grow Native Plants offers:

  • handy profiles of each native plant
  • creative suggestions for pairing plants
  • propagation and cultivation tips
  • full color plant charts by region, habitat and conditions

About the Author
Lorraine Johnson is a director of the Canadian Wildflower Society and the author of several books on gardening and environmental issues, including Grow Wild! Low Maintenance, Sure Success, Distinctive Gardening with Native Plants and Green Future: How to Make a World of Difference. She has a regular column and has contributed to numerous programs on radio and television. She lives in Toronto.

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