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Growing wildflowers

a gardener"s guide.

by Marie Sperka

  • 155 Want to read
  • 13 Currently reading

Published by Harper & Row in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Wild flower gardening.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementDrawings by Charles Clare.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsSB439 .S63
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 277 p.
    Number of Pages277
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4917431M
    ISBN 100060139595
    LC Control Number76156553

    ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Includes index. Description: 79 pages: color illustrations ; 26 cm. Series Title: NK Lawn & Garden step. Welcome to the Grow Wild E-book page! The following e-books in this series are currently available: Grow Wild: A Beginner's Guide to Growing Wildflowers (Book 1). A short introduction to growing wildflowers for the beginner; this is the first in a series which will describe how to grow wildflowers and create gardens adapted for certain types of plants.

    Minnesota Wildflowers: A Project for Environmental Justice. Here you'll find photos and information about wild plants that grow in Minnesota, both native and non-native. More than just wildflowers, we also include trees, shrubs, vines, ferns and fern allies, and grasses, sedges and rushes. Growing hibiscus is an easy way to add a tropical flair to your garden. When you know how to care for hibiscus plants, you will be rewarded with many years of lovely flowers. Let’s look at some tips on how to care for hibiscus. Growing Hibiscus in Containers. Many people who are growing a hibiscus plant choose to do so in a container.

    Scientists change the way plants are classified from time to time, when they discover new types of plants or learn new things about plants. The two main groups are vascular plants (plants that use stems and veins to transport food and water), and non-vascular plants (plants with File Size: KB. Wildflowers are species of flowers that have shown themselves to be hardy and self-reproducing, with little attention from the gardener. Although they will grow wild on their own, they are not necessarily native plants. Wildflower gardens are considered a low-cost alternative to high-maintenance gardening.


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