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3 edition of Native plants for your Maine garden found in the catalog.

Native plants for your Maine garden

Maureen Heffernan

Native plants for your Maine garden

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Published by Down East Books in Camden, Me .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Native plants for cultivation -- Maine,
  • Native plant gardening -- Maine

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementMaureen Heffernan ; photographs by William Cullina.
    ContributionsCullina, William.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsSB439.24.M2 H44 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23391932M
    ISBN 109780892727865
    LC Control Number2009020026
    OCLC/WorldCa318421309

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"A compendium of expert advice -- the do's and don'ts for Maine gardens -- from the state's greenest thumbs." -- Down East magazine "Dozens of Maine gardeners -- and gardeners around the world -- have been influenced by these master gardeners."Maine Sunday Telegram, Portland, Maine3/5(1).

Selected Readings and Content UMaine Extension Bulletins Maine Native Plants Debunking Old Gardening Myths: Caring for the Woody Plants in Your Maine Landscape, Bulletin # Gardening to Conserve Maine’s Native Landscape: Plants to Use and Plants to Avoid, Bulletin # Native Plants: A Maine Source List, Bulletin # Native Trees and Shrubs for Maine.

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Native plant sales: Starting Saturday, May 30 Fields Pond Audubon Center. Starting Saturday, June 13 Gilsland Farm Audubon. New England gardeners who look for native species enjoy the happy support of the New England Wild Flower Society, an organization dedicated to the study, preservation, and propagation of the region’s wild spring I look forward to finding new inspiration at the society’s wilderness showcase, Garden in the Woods, where I also can purchase rare native Author: Justine Hand.

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The plants discussed here are native to New England (U.S.); check with your local wildflower society to learn which plants are native to your own region and where you can buy them. While native plants.

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