This new and updated edition of "Landscaping with Native Plants of Minnesota" combines the practicality of a field guide with all the basic information homeowners need to create an effective landscape design. The plant profiles section includes comprehensive descriptions of approximately 150 flowers, trees, shrubs, vines, evergreens, grasses, and ferns that grew in Minnesota before European settlement, as well as complete information on planting, maintenance, and landscape uses for each plant. The book also includes complete information on how to garden successfully in Minnesota's harsh climate and how to install and maintain an attractive, low-maintenance home landscape suitable for any lifestyle.
Lynn M. Steiner is a longtime gardening editor, writer, and photographer and has more than 20 years of experience tending her own extensive home gardens. Lynn is the author of numerous articles about the Midwest's native plants and has written several books on the subject, including Landscaping with Native Plants of Wisconsin and Landscaping with Native Plants of Michigan. She lives with her family on a turn-of-the century farmstead in Stillwater, Minnesota.