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The Midwestern native garden : native alternatives to nonnative flowers and plants : an illustrated guide

Author: Charlotte Adelman; Bernard L Schwartz
Publisher: Athens, Ohio : Ohio University Press, ©2011.
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Midwestern gardeners and landscapers are becoming increasingly attracted to noninvasive regional native wildflowers and plants over popular nonnative species. The Midwestern Native Garden offers viable alternatives to both amateurs and professionals, whether they are considering adding a few native plants or intending to go native all the way. Native plants improve air and water quality, reduce use of pesticides,  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Electronic version:
Adelman, Charlotte, 1937-
Midwestern native garden.
Athens, Ohio : Ohio University Press, ©2011
(OCoLC)759037172
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Charlotte Adelman; Bernard L Schwartz
ISBN: 9780821419373 0821419374
OCLC Number: 495778689
Description: 268 pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Spring --
Summer --
Fall --
Winter.
Other Titles: Native alternatives to nonnative flowers and plants
Responsibility: Charlotte Adelman and Bernard L. Schwartz.

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Midwestern gardeners and landscapers are becoming increasingly attracted to noninvasive regional native wildflowers and plants over popular nonnative species. The Midwestern Native Garden offers viable alternatives to both amateurs and professionals, whether they are considering adding a few native plants or intending to go native all the way. Native plants improve air and water quality, reduce use of pesticides, and provide vital food and reproductive sites to birds and butterflies, that nonnative plants cannot offer, helping bring back a healthy ecosystem.

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"At last, an idea whose time has come! This is the only book I know of, for the Midwest, that systematically suggests native plants of similar appearance and growing requirements, to replace Read more...

 
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