Native Plants for New England Gardens

Native Plants for New England Gardens

by New England Wild Flower Society

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The essential gardener’s guide to growing native in New England

Plants native to New England evolved to thrive in local conditions and survive harsh seasons. Native Plants for New England Gardens culls the expertise of the New England Wild Flower Society to help anyone create lovely, hardy gardens that will tolerate drought, resist disease and encourage biodiversity. This handy guide to 100 great native flowers, ground covers, shrubs, ferns, and grasses that will thrive in New England gardens features practical information accompanied by beautiful color photography. Find and nurture the native plants that your garden is missing—the planet will thank you.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781493029259
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date: 03/01/2018
Edition description: 1st Edition
Pages: 232
Sales rank: 133,121
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 7.90(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

New England Wild Flower Society Director of the Botanic Garden Mark Richardson studied ornamental horticulture at the University of Rhode Island and holds a master’s degree from the University of Delaware’s Longwood Graduate Program. Native Plants for New England Gardens is a product of his passion for public horticulture.

Photographer and author Dan Jaffe earned a degree in botany from the University of Maine, Orono, and has years of nursery and plant sales experience. He is the official propagator and stock bed grower of the New England Wild Flower Society.

Table of Contents

Introduction vi

Defining Native vi

Right Plant for the Right Place viii

Maintaining the Ecological Garden ix

Herbaceous Perennials 1

Trees and. Shrubs 94

Ferns, Grasses, and Sedges 177

Vines and Lianas 198

Appendix A Plant Lists 206

Appendix B Ecoregion Map 210

Index 211

About the Authors 221

About New England Wild Flower Society 221

About Garden in the Woods 221

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