The Garden Book for Wisconsin (Revised Edition, 2005)
Explore the exciting world of gardening in Wisconsin with respected horticulturist Melinda Myers. The author answers the questions she has heard during her twenty years of gardening experience, all presented in an easy-to-use format with full-color photographs. Melinda Myers will advise you on how you can:
Select plants that will grow in the variety of soils found in Wisconsin.
Plan a garden that will thrive in this cold state.
Add splashes of color with the use of annuals.
Add year-round interest to the landscape.
Learn how to deal with the common pests or cultural challenges associated with each plant.
Select plants that make gardening enjoyable, not a chore.
Introduce native Wisconsin plants to your landscape.
Wondering what’s wrong with your plant? Or maybe you need some planting suggestions for shady, dry or difficult landscape sites. And how about strategies for bringing birds and butterflies into your garden. Find answers to your gardening questions, plant information in the A-Z plant lists and a Plant Guide to help you select just the right plant for your landscape.