Native Plants of the Midwest: A Comprehensive Guide to the Best 500 Species for the Garden
Alan has masterfully infused the spirit of the Midwest into a practical book on native plants for gardeners and naturalists alike.
Richard Hawke, Chicago Botanic Garden
Native Plants of the Midwest, by regional plant expert Alan Branhagan, features the best native plants in the heartland and offers clear and concise guidance on how to use them in the garden. Plant profiles for more than 500 species of trees, shrubs, vines, perennials, ground covers, bulbs, and annuals contain the common and botanical names, growing information, tips on using the plant in a landscape, and advice on related plants. You’ll learn how to select the right plant and how to design with native plants. Helpful lists of plants for specific purposes are shared throughout. This comprehensive book is for native plant enthusiasts and home gardeners in Ohio, Michigan, Indiana, Illinois, Wisconsin, Minnesota, Iowa, Missouri, Nebraska, North and South Dakota, northern Arkansas, and eastern Kansas.
- Format: Hardcover
- Pages: 436 pp.
- Book dimensions: 8 x 10½ in. (265 x 205 mm.)
- Images: 677 color photos, 2 maps
- ISBN-10: 1604695935
- ISBN-13: 9781604695939
- Product code: 689593
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