Item description for Design Your Natural Midwest Garden by Patricia Hill...
Gardening with native species is low-maintenance, good for the environment, and yields stunning results. Award-winning garden designer Patricia Hill shows you how to combine varieties that are perfect for the soil and climates of the upper Midwest into beautiful combinations for every space around your home.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 0.5" Width: 9.75" Height: 9" Weight: 1.55 lbs.
Release Date Apr 30, 2007
Publisher Trails Books
ISBN 1931599815 ISBN13 9781931599818
Availability 0 units.
More About Patricia Hill
Patricia Hill was reared in New York City (Harlem). She earned a degree in Liberal Arts and plans to continue her education after her daughter's liver transplant surgery and recovery. She serves her local church as Vice President on the usher board and is a choir member.
Patricia Hill was born in 1921 and has an academic affiliation as follows - PC Teach It.
Reviews - What do customers think about Design Your Natural Midwest Garden?
Good book Jan 7, 2008
hard to find books about designing with natives. This combines with some non-natives but is a good reference if you want to design your landscape with natives plants.
Enthusiastically recommended Jul 8, 2007
Patricia Hill is a professional landscape designer who specializes in designs featuring only native species. Her work has been featured in a variety of regional and national gardening and landscaping publications. She won 'Best of Show for an exhibit garden she designed for the 2000 Chicago Flower and Garden Show. In "Design Your Natural Midwest Garden", Patricia Hill draws upon her more than twenty-five years of experience and expertise to present both experts and non-specialist general readers alike with an easy-to-follow and beautifully illustrated instructional guide to gardening with native species. The results are gardens that are low-maintenance and good for the environment while simply lovely in appearance and perfect for upper Midwestern soils and climates. The designs are organized around Entrance Gardens; Patios and Terraces; Specialty Gardens (including the very popular Butterfly Garden); Borders; Hillsides; Woodlands; and Water Gardens. Of special note is the concluding chapter dedicated to planning a Prairie Garden. "Design Your Natural Midwest Garden" is enthusiastically recommended for personal, professional, academic, and community library Gardening & Landscaping instructional reference collections.