Taming Wildflowers: Bringing The Beauty And Splendor Of Nature's Blooms Into Your Own Backyard by Miriam GoldbergerTaming Wildflowers: Bringing The Beauty And Splendor Of Nature's Blooms Into Your Own Backyard by Miriam Goldberger

Taming Wildflowers: Bringing The Beauty And Splendor Of Nature's Blooms Into Your Own Backyard

byMiriam Goldberger

Hardcover | March 6, 2014

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The Garden Writers Association has recognizedTaming Wildflowerswith a Silver Award of AchievementWildflowers are the jewels of spring and summer everywhere. Families drive miles to witness their beauty in wild landscapes. Now, gardeners are discovering that they can easily and successfully cultivate these hardy native wonders right at home, for year-after-year enjoyment. Wildflower farmer and floral designer Miriam Goldberger believes that wildflowers belong as an essential part of North American gardens.Taming Wildflowersis the ultimate DIY book on wildflower gardening: part wildflower history ("How Wildflowers Changed the World"), part upbeat, informative how-to, and a little basic plant science, and an easy primer on designing with these wild and wondrous blooms. Her richly photographed book shows gardeners how wildflowers enhance the beauty and environmental health of their gardens by attracting birds, butterflies and other important pollinators; the simple steps in seed propagation ("Making Babies"); cutting garden must-haves (natives and non-natives); integrating wildflowers into the vegetable garden; harvesting fresh and everlasting wildflowers; drying; using floral design secrets to create long-lasting arrangements; and how to design a wildflower wedding. Features more than 60 of Miriam''s favorite wildflowers and 300 full-color photos.

Long before "Green" or "Sustainable" became the powerful buzzwords they are today,Miriam Goldbergerbegan growing wildflowers and fell madly in love with the beauty and practicality that native plants bring to our lives. A flower farmer since 1986, Miriam has seeded, planted, nurtured, harvested and created floral de...
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Title:Taming Wildflowers: Bringing The Beauty And Splendor Of Nature's Blooms Into Your Own BackyardFormat:HardcoverProduct dimensions:208 pages, 8 X 8 X 0.98 inShipping dimensions:208 pages, 8 X 8 X 0.98 inPublished:March 6, 2014Publisher:St. Lynn's PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0985562269

ISBN - 13:9780985562267

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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Endorsement from Mark Cullen, the best known gardener in Canada; garden expert for CANADA AM on CTV; columnist for the Toronto Star; author of 18 garden books; host of Mark Cullen: Gardening, on HGTV."I have known Miriam through her work in the business of wildflowers for about 20 years. I have grown to admire her passion for wildflowers and the depth of her knowledge of this fascinating topic. She has achieved what no other professional in the business has achieved: a level of awareness about the benefits of native plants that is unprecedented."