Using a simple question and answer format, this informative and user- friendly book focuses on the Lower Midwest, and includes everything you need to know about gardening with plants and wildflowers native to the region. It explains methods of planning, site and soil preparation, garden design, plant selection and propagation. Illustrated with 125 drawings and 100 color photos, this is the must-have book for Midwestern gardeners.
About the Author
Carolyn Harstad has been gardening with native plants for many years. She is one of the founders of two successful organizations--the Indiana Native Plant and Wildflower Society (1993) and the Indianapolis Hosta Society (1986). She is a popular garden lecturer, nature photographer, certified Landscape Design Critic, and a regular contributor to several gardening newsletters. In 1990, Harstad wrote the wildflower guidelines, still used by 4-H members, to complete her certification as Advanced Master Gardener, Purdue University.
Paperback: 278 pages ; Dimensions (in inches): 0.94 x 9.00 x 7.00
Publisher: Indiana University Press; (October 1999)