A Garden of Wildflowers: 101 Native Species and How to Grow Them

Henry Warren Art, Author Storey Books $20 (290p) ISBN 978-0-88266-404-0
Art recommends growing North American wildflowers among cultivated plants and provides pertinent details on each plant's requirements, such as its blooming period, and maps with indications of the species' natural habitat. The clear, inviting text contains notes on the propagation of the wildlings and their special attractions for butterflies and hummingbirds, suitability in a fragrance garden, as colorful ground covers, companions in a rock garden, etc. The author also provides information on containers for wild flowers and on some that make interesting foods and drinks: wild onion, wild ginger, wintergreen, mayapple. (February)
Reviewed on: 01/01/1986
Release date: 01/01/1986
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