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Landscaping with Native Plants of Michigan

by Lynn M. Steiner
     
 

Landscaping with Native Plants of Michigan is designed for beginning and experienced gardeners who want to learn more about Michigan’s unique native-plant communities and how to successfully incorporate them into their home landscapes. It combines the practicality of a field guide with all the basic information homeowners need to create an effective

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Landscaping with Native Plants of Michigan is designed for beginning and experienced gardeners who want to learn more about Michigan’s unique native-plant communities and how to successfully incorporate them into their home landscapes. It 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 more than 600 native plant species, subspecies, and varieties of flowers, trees, shrubs, vines, evergreens, grasses, and ferns that have grown in Michigan since the time before European settlement. Information on planting, maintenance, and landscape uses for each plant is also included. Readers will also gain many creative ideas from the section featuring Michigan gardeners who have successfully incorporated native plants into their home landscapes.

Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher
Westland Observer, Feb. 8, 2007

“This beautifully illustrated guide to gardening in Michigan describes the state’s native plants, explains how to grow them successfully, and gives tips and advice on solving common garden issues.”

Sunday Oakland Press (Pontiac, MI), April 23, 2006

“It’s a treasure for the backyard gardener with an eye on keeping Michigan green.”

Michigan Gardener, June 2007

“Combines the practicality of a field guide with all the basic information home owners need to create an effective landscape design.”

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780760325384
Publisher:
Voyageur Press
Publication date:
03/15/2006
Edition description:
First
Pages:
192
Sales rank:
530,712
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.62(d)

What People are saying about this

From the Publisher
Sunday Oakland Press (Pontiac, MI), April 23, 2006

“It’s a treasure for the backyard gardener with an eye on keeping Michigan green.”

 

Westland Observer, Feb. 8, 2007

“This beautifully illustrated guide to gardening in Michigan describes the state’s native plants, explains how to grow them successfully, and gives tips and advice on solving common garden issues.” 

Michigan Gardener, June 2007

“Combines the practicality of a field guide with all the basic information home owners need to create an effective landscape design.”

Meet the Author

Steiner, Lynn M.

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