The Pacific Northwest Native Plant Primer: 225 Plants for an Earth-Friendly Garden (Paperback)
Native plants bring your garden to life—and life to your garden! Here are the best choices for Oregon and Washington.
The benefits of native plants are enormous—they reduce maintenance, require less water, and attract vital, earth-friendly pollinators like birds, butterflies, and bees. Gardeners seeking to add them to their landscape will find no better guide than The Pacific Northwest Native Plant Primer. Packed with proven advice that everyhome gardener can follow, this incomparable sourcebook profiles 225 recommended native wildflowers, grasses and grasslike plants, ferns, shrubs, and trees. With additional introductory information on preparation, planting, maintenance, and climate considerations, it’s everything you need to know to create a beautiful and beneficial garden. This must-have handbook is for gardeners in Oregon, Washington, and southern British Columbia.
About the Author
Kristin Currin and Andrew Merritt are the owners of Humble Roots Farm and Nursery in Mosier, Oregon. Through Humble Roots, they have worked on many restoration and pollinator enhancement projects including rare plant monitoring and propagation, as well as with many homeowners and landscapers developing native gardens and habitats.
“Learning about where we live enriches and expands how we garden. Grounded in biodiversity, this book looks at regional habitats and the creatures who call this place home. An invaluable resource for growing in harmony with our special part of the planet.”—The Seattle Times