Endemic plants

Designing Gardens with Flora of the American East

Author: 
Carolyn Summers
Publisher: 
Rutgers University Press
Publication Date: 
2010
ISBN: 
978–0–813–54707–1

Paper, 221 pp., $23.95

Carolyn Summers begins chapter one with a question: “Why should we garden with indigenous plants?” This question is then followed by a quote from Charles C. Mann’s America, Found and Lost (2007), setting forth the theme of this book. The reader will gain a greater appreciation of what it means to provide for a sustainable environment through learning to select indigenous species for the garden. The author teaches about how the use of indigenous plants will help to:

Volume: 
12
Number: 
3
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