Growing the Midwest Garden
by Edward Lyon
Timber Press, 316 pages. Paperback.
If anyone knows the ins and outs of Midwest gardening, it's Lyon. ~ Chicago Tribune
A gardener’s plant choices and garden style are inextricably linked to the place in which he or she gardens. And to successfully grow a range of beautiful ornamental plants, every gardener must know the specifics of their region’s climate, soil, and geography.Growing the Midwest Garden, by Edward Lyon, director of Iowa State University’s Reiman Gardens and former director of Wisconsin’s Allen Centennial Gardens, offers an enthusiastic and comprehensive approach to ornamental gardening in the heartland. Based on Lyon’s extensive knowledge of the Midwest, the guide features in-depth chapters on climate, soil, pests, and maintenance, along with plant profiles of the best perennials, annuals, trees, shrubs, and bulbs for the region.
For home gardeners in Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota, Wisconsin, and southern Ontario and Manitoba. Code: 9BKGROW.
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