Gardening Mn Region
Minnesota & Wisconsin Month-by-Month Gardening
What to Do Each Month to Have a Beautiful Garden All Year
Paperback ISBN: 1591865778
Our acclaimed Month-by-Month Gardening series gets a fresh update for gardeners located in Minnesota and Wisconsin. For over a decade, do-it-yourself gardeners in the Midwestern United States have turned to the expert advice of Melinda Myers. Her unrivaled local gardening mastery has helped transform our Month-by-Month Gardening series into the definitive when-to and how-to resource for gardeners in regions across the country. Now, with a redesigned and easier-to-use format, fully updated information, and additional photography, this new edition of Minnesota & Wisconsin Month-by-Month Gardening is packed with all the knowledge the Minnesota/Wisconsin gardener or home landscaper needs to be successful. Inside, you’ll find all the specifics on growing annual and perennial flowers, bulbs, grasses (both lawn and ornamental), groundcovers, shrubs, trees, and vines throughout the year. Even during our infamously cold and barren winter months, Myers will have you planning for and improving upon the next growing season. In the spring and summer, you’ll be well equipped to cultivate the most beautiful flowers, the lushest lawns, and the sturdiest trees. From planting, watering, and fertilizing to routine maintenance and problem solving, Minnesota & Wisconsin Month-by-Month Gardening educates gardeners of all skill levels on the best practices for satisfying, rewarding results. And best of all, you’ll be reaping the benefits all year round.
Trees of Minnesota
Paperback ISBN: 1885061390
Identifying trees can be fun and enlightening with the Trees of Minnesota Field Guide. It contains everything youíll want to know, with photos and details about 93 species of trees, including info about leaves, bark, size, range maps and more.
Landscaping With Native Plants of Minnesota
Paperback ISBN: 0760341184
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.
Perennials for Minnesota and Wisconsin
Paperback ISBN: 1551053853
With detailed accounts of 86 different perennials, along with information on 605 recommended varieties and cultivars perfect for Minnesota and Wisconsin gardens, this handy book takes the guesswork out of perennial gardening. The authors share their commonsense and practical advice to help you transform any patch of ground into a spectacular garden you can enjoy year after year: * Flower and foliage colors * Height and spread ranges * Blooming periods * How and when to start your plants * Planting strategies * Light, water and nutrient needs * Choosing the best perennials for different growing conditions * More than 500 color photographs.
The Northern Gardener
From Apples to Zinnias, 150 Years of Garden Wisdom
Paperback ISBN: 1681340461
Gardening in a northern clime has its own unique set of challenges. Yet, despite the shorter growing season, gardening remains a popular passion for millions of green thumbs in Minnesota and the Upper Midwest. Northern gardeners can successfully grow a wide range of beautiful ornamentals and tasty food crops. In The Northern Gardener, Mary Lahr Schier brings together a rich and varied collection of wisdom for cold-climate gardeners. The tips, tricks, and lore, presented with period illustrations and glorious photos, are gleaned in part from the pages of the journals and magazines of the 150-year-old Minnesota State Horticultural Society, including Minnesota Horticulturist magazine and its current incarnation, Northern Gardener. The increasing popularity of heirloom vegetables and plants demonstrates that the next generation of gardeners seeks the sense of accomplishment and authenticity that comes from growing plants at home. This book provides insight into gardening traditions, time-tested how-to advice for gardening in the North, and a peek into Minnesota's horticultural history.
Tough Plants for Northern Gardens
Low Care, No Care, Tried and True Winners
Paperback ISBN: 1591860636
A practical gardening guide that deals with the special challenges confronting gardeners in the Northeast and Midwest offers step-by-step instructions on the selection, cultivation, and care of more than 150 low-maintenance plants, including annuals, perennials, vines, trees, and shrubs that thrive in colder climates. Original.
Growing the Midwest Garden
Paperback ISBN: 1604694661
A gardener's plant choice and garden style are inextricably linked to the place in which he or she gardens. And to successfully grow a range of beautiful ornamental plants, every gardener must know the specifics of their region's climate, soil, and geography. Growing the Midwest Garden by Edward Lyon, the director of Madison, Wisconsin's Allen Centennial Gardens, offers an enthusiastic and comprehensive approach to ornamental gardening in the heartland. Based on Lyon's extensive knowledge of the Midwest, the guide features in-depth chapters on climate, soil, pests, and maintenance, and plant profiles of the best perennials, annuals, trees, shrubs, and bulbs for the region. Packed with gorgeous photos that celebrate the plants and style of the region, this will be the go-to guide for home gardeners in Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota, Wisconsin, and southern Ontario and Manitoba.
Minnesota State Horticultural Society's Minnesota Gardener's Guide
Paperback ISBN: 1888608986
Gardening is now the favorite leisure pastime in America. Homeowners are realizing the health benefits derived from gardening and the increase in their home's property value. Book retailers are well aware that the trend in gardening books is to regional titles that provide credible information on the plants that perform well in specific regions. Minnesota Gardener's Guide is written by the highly popular gardening expert Melinda Myers. Contains easy to use advice on the top landscape plant choices (more than 160 entries) for Minnesota. Recommends specific varieties and provides advice on how to plant, how to grow and how to care for Minnesota's best plants.
Common Backyard Weeds of the Upper Midwest
Paperback ISBN: 1591937329
Learn to identify common backyard weeds! Hundreds of full-color photos with easy-to-understand text make this a great visual guide to learning about more than 150 species of weeds—toxic, edible or otherwise interesting—found in the Upper Midwest, including Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota and Wisconsin. The species (from Dandelion to Purslane) are organized by type, then by flower color, so you can identify them by their visual characteristics. Plus, learn about how each weed spreads, how to control it and its possible beneficial uses. The information, presented by expert forager Teresa Marrone, is perfect for beginners but also useful for more experienced home gardeners.