A Guide for Gardening and Conservationby Donald J. Leopold
If you've always wanted to garden with native plants of the Northeast, this book is for you. With entries for nearly 700 species of native trees, shrubs, vines, ferns, grasses, and wildflowers from the northeastern United States and eastern Canada, the guide's comprehensive horticultural coverage is unsurpassed by any other single volume. Each plant description includes information about cultivation and propagation, range and hardiness. An appendix recommends particular plants for difficult situations as well as plants for attracting butterflies, hummingbirds, and other wildlife. Illustrated throughout with color photographs.
Hardcover, 308 pages, approximately 500 color photographs, 2 color maps, 10.25'' x 7.25'', Timber Press, 2005, ISBN 0881926736