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Native Plants For The Short Season Yard: Best Picks For The Chinook And Canadian Prairie Zones

This is the definitive guide to gardening with native plants on the prairies. Gardening with native plants has lots of advantages, not only for your yard, but also for the ecosystem. What could be better than a beautiful, low-maintenance yard that preserves biodiversity and withstands the prairie climate? Native Plants for the Short Season Yard is the key for western Canadian gardeners wanting to unlock the full potential of native plants. With the wit and wisdom his fans love, Lyndon shares the basics of shopping for, propagating, and designing with native plants. He also shines a light on more than 100 of his favourite native plants, along with tips on how to grow them. Topics include: How to ethically and responsibly grow native plants from seeds and cuttings. Identifying the best plants for sunny, shady, wet, or dry spots in your yard. The plants best left to wild spaces and those you should avoid at all costs. Advice from gardening experts who share their secrets and successes with native plants. Protecting your garden with natural alternatives to herbicides and pesticides.

Paperback: 272 pages

Publisher: Brush Education (March 21, 2016)

Language: English

ISBN-10: 1550596640

ISBN-13: 978-1550596649

Product Dimensions: 6 x 0.5 x 9 inches

Shipping Weight: 0.3 ounces (View shipping rates and policies)

Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)

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If you’re looking to introduce reliable and hardy plants to your short-season garden – plants that will actually THRIVE in the Chinook belt and on the Prairies – this is your indispensable guide. Lyndon Penner’s new book, Native Plants for the Short Season Yard, offers everything you need to know about selecting and growing beautiful native plants – and he does so with a wealth of experience and wisdom. Practical and accessible for gardeners of every level of expertise, Native Plants for the Short Season Yard, is an absolute must-have reference in your garden library!

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