Great Natives for Tough Places by Niall Dunne
(Brooklyn Botanic Garden All-Region Guide)

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From the world-famous Brooklyn Botanic Gardens comes a unique, all-region handbook that introduces gardeners to the many beautiful native plants that thrive in tough growing conditions—with little or no maintenance. It profiles spectacular trees, shrubs, grasses, wildflowers, vines, and bulbs that naturally cope with disturbed and depleted soils, extremes of sun and shade, regular buffeting by strong winds, and other challenging environments. In addition, unlike many tough species, these don’t have invasive tendencies but support sustainable ecosystems. Written by the finest experts on the subject, this practical guide provides a bounty of information on everything from site-appropriate designs to propagation and care.

 

 

 

About Niall Dunne

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Published November 3, 2009 by Brooklyn Botanic Garden. 120 pages
Genres: Crafts, Hobbies & Home, Education & Reference. Non-fiction