The Prairie Gardener's Sourcebook

The Prairie Gardener's Sourcebook

by June Flanagan, Donna Fremont

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781894004664
Publisher: Fitzhenry & Whiteside, Limited
Publication date: 10/01/2001
Pages: 192
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)

About the Author

June Flanagan holds a Master of Science in plant science and a Bachelor of Science in environmental and ornamental horticulture from the University of Arizona.


Table of Contents

Acknowledgements1
Chapter 1Introduction3
Why We Wrote the Book3
How to Use the Book4
Botanical Names4
Finally ...5
Chapter 2Nurseries, Garden Centres, and Seed Companies in the Prairie Provinces7
Alberta10
Manitoba42
Saskatchewan55
Chapter 3Mail-order Nurseries, Garden Centres, and Seed Companies Outside the Prairie Provinces68
British Columbia69
New Brunswick76
Nova Scotia77
Ontario78
Prince Edward Island90
Quebec91
Chapter 4Gardening by Specialty92
Seeds--Large Seed House92
Seeds--Flowers94
Seeds--Heirloom and Open-pollinated95
Alpine Plants96
Aquatic Plants97
Bulbs98
Dahlias and Gladioli99
Daylilies101
Fruit103
Grasses104
Herbs105
Irises105
Lilies106
Native Prairie Plants109
Peonies110
Perennials111
Roses113
Trees, Shrubs, and Vines116
Vegetables118
Bedding Plants118
Garden Centres120
Chapter 5Garden Products123
Prairie Provinces123
Other Canadian Provinces137
Chapter 6Public Gardens141
Alberta142
Manitoba157
Saskatchewan165
Chapter 7Publications172
Books173
Magazines186
Government Publications188
Chapter 8Education189
Prairie Horticulture Certificate Program189
Master Gardener Program190
Short Courses191
Chapter 9Horticultural Assistance193
General Inquiries193
Native Plant Information194
Chapter 10Organizations196
Alberta196
Manitoba198
Saskatchewan199
Other Canadian Provinces201
Indexes
Business, Alphabetical Listing204
Nurseries and Garden Centres Selling Garden Products208
General211
List of Tables and Graphs
Average Number of Frost-free Days in Alberta (table)11
Average Number of Frost-free Days in Alberta (graph)12
Average Number of Frost-free Days in Manitoba (table)43
Average Number of Frost-free Days in Manitoba (graph)44
Average Number of Frost-free Days in Saskatchewan (table)56
Average Number of Frost-free Days in Saskatchewan (graph)57

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