Grow Native: Bringing Natural Beauty To Your Garden by Lynn M. SteinerGrow Native: Bringing Natural Beauty To Your Garden by Lynn M. Steiner

Grow Native: Bringing Natural Beauty To Your Garden

byLynn M. Steiner

Paperback | May 1, 2016

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Learn how to transform your yard into a beautiful landscape using native plants!

You don't have to compromise beauty for natural landscapes with ecological responsibility and sustainability. In master gardener Lynn Steiner's bookGrow Native, you'll find guidance for planting stunning gardens using native species that support your local ecosystem. Organized in an easily accessible way, the book offers instructions for planting, maintenance instructions, helpful tips about soil, watering and fertilizing as well as gorgeous photography. With guidance about how to weave native plants into your landscape and replacing common ornamentals with natural plants, this book should have a place on every gardener's bookshelf.

Grow Nativecombines inspirational garden shots of native landscapes with plant specific chapters and photos. Topics covered include:

- Hardiness Zone Maps
- Inspiration Gallery: Gardens Full of Native Plants
- Why Grow Natives?
- What Do You Mean by "Native"?
- Lower Water Usage / Drought-Tolerant
- Hardier / Tougher
- Easier Care
- Sustainability
- And more

Additionally, sidebars throughoutNaturescapeoffer pointers for attracting specific butterflies, birds, bees and other beneficials to your yard--all through plant selections.

Lynn Steineris one of the Upper Midwest's best-known garden writers and a frequent speaker at gardening and environmental events. She is the author and photographer of several books that advocate for the effective use of native plants in the typical home landscape.Landscaping with Native Plants of Minnesota, the first book designed to ...
Title:Grow Native: Bringing Natural Beauty To Your GardenFormat:PaperbackDimensions:208 pages, 10 × 8 × 0.5 inPublished:May 1, 2016Publisher:Cool Springs PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1591866553

ISBN - 13:9781591866558


Editorial Reviews

"One of the particularly helpful sections is an extremely thorough list of invasive species and specific suggestions for alternatives to each of the problem species. Instead of just saying don't plant this, specific solutions are provided depending on the situation."

- The Oregonian