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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.
The Complete Guide to Upper Midwest Gardening: Techniques for Flowers, Shrubs, Trees & Vegetables in Minnesota, Wisconsin, Iowa, Northern Michigan & Southwestern Ontario
The Complete Guide to Upper Midwest Gardening
Techniques for Flowers, Shrubs, Trees & Vegetables in Minnesota, Wisconsin, Iowa, Northern Michigan & Southwestern Ontario
Paperback      ISBN: 1589236475
"Provides a practical approach to gardening for the novice to intermediate gardener. Includes plant species descriptions, time-saving techniques and regional information for Minnesota, Wisconsin, Iowa, Northern Michigan and Southwestern Ontario"--Provided by publisher.
Nature's Heartland: Native Plant Communities of the Great Plains
Nature's Heartland
Native Plant Communities of the Great Plains
Hardcover      ISBN: 0813811635
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 Home Landscaping: Including South-central Canada
Midwest Home Landscaping
Including South-central Canada
3rd Edition    Paperback      ISBN: 1580114970
Midwest Home Landscaping, Including Southern Canada, third edition, shows how to beautify 23 common landscape situations, such as front and back entries, walkways, borders, slopes, and patios. Each situation is presented with a variation, for a total of 46 designs. In addition, the book explains how to install and care for the plants, ponds, walls, and fences involved in the landscape designs. Plants that are proven performers in the Midwest are used in the designs and described in full detail. Step-by-step instructions provide the essential knowledge to tackle each project. United States: IA, IL, IN, MI, MN, MO, OH, WI Canada: Ontario (southern)
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.
Trees and Shrubs for Northern Gardens
Trees and Shrubs for Northern Gardens
Paperback      ISBN: 0915679078
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.
Midwest Gardener's Handbook: Your Complete Guide: Select - Plan - Plant - Maintain - Problem-Solve - Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Nort
Midwest Gardener's Handbook
Your Complete Guide: Select - Plan - Plant - Maintain - Problem-Solve - Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Nort
Paperback      ISBN: 1591865689
With over 30 years of gardening experience, renowned regional horticulturalist Melinda Myers brings you the perfect when-to, how-to, and which-plant guide for gardening in the Midwestern United States. Meant for the more experienced intermediate to advanced gardener, Midwest Gardener’s Handbook is an all-inclusive resource guide featuring hundreds of proven plants—including winter-hardy choices—that are optimal for Midwestern gardeners. With the help of gorgeous photography and in-depth instructions, author Melinda Myers will teach you how to plant, prune, water, control pests, and continually care for your personal outdoor oasis. A helpful icon key highlights each featured plant’s benefits, along with its particular sun and shade requirements. Featured plant categories discuss annuals, bulbs, edibles, ferns and groundcovers, ornamental grasses, perennials, roses, shrubs, trees, turfgrasses, and vines. Each plant is showcased with specific advice on how, when, and where to plant; growing tips, such as watering requirements; and descriptions of routine care. Alongside these “nitty-gritty
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.