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The American meadow garden : creating a natural alternative to the traditional lawn

Author: John Greenlee; Saxon Holt
Publisher: Portland, Or. : Timber Press, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Ornamental grass expert Greenlee says it's time to get rid of the old-fashioned lawn and embrace a sane and healthy future: the American meadow garden. Gorgeous photography offers stunning examples of meadow gardens from across the country.
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Genre/Form: Nonfiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Greenlee; Saxon Holt
ISBN: 9780881928716 0881928712
OCLC Number: 311779818
Description: 278 pages : color illustrations ; 27 cm
Contents: The lure of the meadow --
How and where grasses grow --
Meadows for a purpose --
Accent on design --
A portfolio of meadow gardens --
Grasses for meadows --
Making a meadow --
Establishing and maintaining a meadow --
Resources --
Meadows to visit.
Responsibility: John Greenlee ; photography by Saxon Holt.
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Details the practicalities of site preparation, plant selection, and maintenance of a meadow garden. This title includes explanations of how ornamental grasses perform in different climates and  Read more...

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