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Minnesota & Wisconsin Month-by-Month Gardening: What to Do Each Month to Have a Beautiful Garden All Year
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.
Growing the Midwest Garden
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.
Month-By-Month Gardening in Minnesota
Month-By-Month Gardening in Minnesota
Paperback      ISBN: 188860896x
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. Month-by-Month Gardening in Minnesota is written for Minnesota gardeners who want to know how to properly care for their gardens and the correct timing for successful results. Each chapter is comprised of monthly plant-specific information. This book covers landscape and vegetable gardens and is appropriate for beginning to intermediate gardeners.
Minnesota & Wisconsin Getting Started Garden Guide: Grow the Best Flowers, Shrubs, Trees, Vines & Groundcovers
Minnesota & Wisconsin Getting Started Garden Guide
Grow the Best Flowers, Shrubs, Trees, Vines & Groundcovers
Paperback      ISBN: 1591865700
Minnesota & Wisconsin Getting Started Garden Guide features plant recommendations from one of the region’s most highly respected and experienced master gardeners, with selections that will thrive amid the states’ unique growing conditions.
Minnesota Gardener's Guide
Minnesota Gardener's Guide
Paperback      ISBN: 1591861144
Written by Melinda Myers, a leading gardening expert in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, this proven format will help gardeners experience more success and enjoyment from their Minnesota gardens. As gardening continues to grow in popularity, gardeners want more resources to help them succeed. The Gardener's Guide series provides credible information on the plants that perform best in specific states. Gardeners will find information they can trust and use successfully in their own gardens.
Midwest Top 10 Garden Guide
Midwest Top 10 Garden Guide
Paperback      ISBN: 0376035307
A richly illustrated gardening handbook specifically geared toward the needs of Midwestern gardeners focuses on plants and regional varieties that deliver optimal results under the Midwest climatic conditions and furnishes guidelines for seasonal gardening tasks, hundreds of photographs, specific how-to instructions, and tips on pruning, plant care, cultivation, and more. Original. 10,000 first printing.
Tough Plants for Northern Gardens: Low Care, No Care, Tried and True Winners
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.
Nature's Heartland: Native Plant Communities of the Great Plains
Nature's Heartland
Native Plant Communities of the Great Plains
Hardcover      ISBN: 0813811635
The Northern Gardener: From Apples to Zinnias, 150 Years of Garden Wisdom
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.
Common Backyard Weeds of the Upper Midwest
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.