Creating The Prairie Xeriscape

Author: Sara Williams
Publisher: Coteau Books
ISBN: 1550505424
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Extensively revised and updated, Creating the Prairie Xeriscape moves on from the basics to give today’s gardeners a complete guide to planning, designing and maintaining their own xeriscape gardens.

Best Groundcovers And Vines For The Prairies

Author: Hugh Skinner
Publisher: Fitzhenry & Whiteside Limited
ISBN: 9781894856805
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"This is a long-needed reference book and it couldn't have come from a more knowledgeable and reliable source. Everyone involved in creating gardens in this climate should have this book in their collection.

Growing Fruit In Northern Gardens

Author: Sara Williams
ISBN: 9781550509137
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Growing Fruit in Northern Gardens is a comprehensive full-colour handbook for growing fruit in cold climates that is aimed at the home gardener.

Xeriscape Handbook

Author: Gayle Weinstein
Publisher: Fulcrum Publishing
ISBN: 9781555913465
Size: 31.82 MB
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A how-to approach covering all the basics of water-wise gardening.Weinstein shows that with careful planning and wise plant selection, Xeriscapes can be as colorful and satisfying as more traditional--and far thristier--landscapes.

Growing Fruit In Northern Gardens

Author: Sara Williams
Publisher: Coteau Books
ISBN: 1550509144
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From pincherries to haskaps, tree fruits to vine fruits, and everything in between, renowned horticulturalist Dr. Bob Bors and master gardener Sara Williams delve into the science of growing and maintaining fruit plants for northern ...

Tending The Earth

Author: Ludwig Bemelmans
Publisher: Dutton Books
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The xeriscape movement (from "xeros" for dry, "scape" for landscape — hence,
creating water-conserving gardens through the use of drought-tolerant plants),
which began in the arid southcentral United States, is slowly gaining momentum
in Canada, particularly in British Columbia, the Prairies and Ontario. A Vancouver
water-wise gardening program, for example, provides information to residents
about how to deal with the watering restrictions that have become an annual
event in ...

A History Of Canadian Gardening

Author: Carol Martin
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In it she also describes a visit to an area of original tall-grass prairie maintained
by the Walpole Island First Nation on the St. Clair River. This maintenance
includes regular burning over of the ... and mulching to keep the soil moist longer.
As Sara Williams writes in her excellent book Creating the Prairie Xeriscape, this
is "an environmentally friendly approach to your yard and garden On the Six
Nations Reserve near Brantford, Ontario, Ken and 149 OUR HORTICULTURAL

101 Best Plants For The Prairies

Author: Liesbeth Leatherbarrow
Publisher: Fifth House
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Perennials for the Prairies. Edmonton, AB: University of Alberta, Faculty of
Extension, 1991. University of Alberta, Department of Extension. Home
Gardening Course. Edmonton, AB: University of Alberta, Faculty of Extension,
1986. Wells, Diana. 100 Flowers and How They Got Their Names. Chapel Hill,
nC: Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill, 1997. Williams, Sara. Creating the Prairie
Xeriscape. Saskatoon, SK: University Extension Press, University of
Saskatchewan, 1997. Winterrowd ...

Xeriscape Gardening

Author: Connie Lockhart Ellefson
Publisher: Macmillan Publishing Company
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prairie Tallgrass prairie and savannah (prairie-forest mixture) as eight to nine feet
. Typical dominant species included big bluestem (Andropogon gerardii), Indian-
grass (Sorghastrum nutans), and switch grass (Panicum virgatum). Re-creating a
tallgrass prairie may include seeding or setting out individual plants at intervals.
Weeds will probably grow in the spaces between the plants for several years until