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The Garden Book for Wisconsin
     

The Garden Book for Wisconsin

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by Melinda Myers, Thomas Nelson Publishers
 

Explore the exciting world of gardening in Wisconsin with respected horticulturist Melinda Myers. The author answers the questions she has heard during her twenty years of gardening experience, all presented in an easy-to-use format with full-color photographs. Melinda Myers will advise you on how you can:

  • Select plants that will grow in the variety

Overview

Explore the exciting world of gardening in Wisconsin with respected horticulturist Melinda Myers. The author answers the questions she has heard during her twenty years of gardening experience, all presented in an easy-to-use format with full-color photographs. Melinda Myers will advise you on how you can:

  • Select plants that will grow in the variety of soils found in Wisconsin.
  • Plan a garden that will thrive in this cold state.
  • Add splashes of color with the use of annuals.
  • Add year-round interest to the landscape.
  • Learn how to deal with the common pests or cultural challenges associated with each plant.
  • Select plants that make gardening enjoyable, not a chore.
  • Introduce native Wisconsin plants to your landscape.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781888608533
Publisher:
Cool Springs Press
Publication date:
07/28/2001
Series:
Garden Book for Wisconsin Series
Pages:
445
Product dimensions:
6.01(w) x 8.98(h) x 1.30(d)

Meet the Author

Melinda Myers is a Horticultural Instructor at Milwaukee Area Technical College. Many recognize Myers as the host of "Great Lakes Gardener," a public television program that airs throughout the Great Lakes and provides region-specific advice to Midwest gardeners. She hosts the "Plant Doctor Radio Show" on WTMJ Radio, writes a bi-monthly column for The Milwaukee Journal and has been contributing editor and columnist for Birds & Blooms Magazine since 1996. Melinda is a member of numerous horticultural associations and earned the 1998 Garden Communicator's Award from the American Nursery and Landscape Association and the 1998 Quill and Trowel Award from the Garden Writer's Association of America.

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