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Gardening with the Native Plants of Tennessee : The Spirit of Place,9781572331556

Gardening with the Native Plants of Tennessee : The Spirit of Place

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1st
ISBN13:

9781572331556

ISBN10:
1572331550
Format:
Paperback
Pub. Date:
1/1/2003
Publisher(s):
Univ of Tennessee Pr
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This is the 1st edition with a publication date of 1/1/2003.
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Author Biography

Margie Hunter, a native of Tennessee and a long-time gardener, lives in Nashville

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments vii
Introduction ix
PART I: The Spirit of Place
The Geography, Geology, and Soil of Tennessee
2(14)
Geography: The Lay of the Land
3(5)
Geology: The Genesis of Our Backyards
8(3)
The Soil and Climate of Tennessee
11(4)
Sources for Further Reading
15(1)
Plant Communities in Tennessee
16(22)
Communities in Nature
18(4)
Tennessee Plant Communities
22(14)
Sources for Further Reading
36(2)
Tennessee Wildlife
38(12)
Attracting Wildlife: What to Do, What Not to Do
41(2)
Tennessee Wildlife
43(5)
Sources for Further Reading
48(2)
Endangered Native Plants and Exotic Pest Plants in Tennessee
50(16)
The Rare
51(5)
The Rowdy
56(5)
What Gardeners Can Do
61(2)
Sources for Further Reading
63(3)
PART II: Gardening with the Native Plants of Tennessee
Native Plant Gardening
66(18)
The Basics of Native Plant Gardening
67(7)
Definitions
74(6)
Nomenclature and Plant Distribution
80(2)
Sources for Further Reading
82(2)
The Native Plants of Tennessee: Summary, Description, Culture, and Distribution
84(239)
Wildflowers
85(14)
Description, Culture, and Distribution
99(93)
Ferns
192(2)
Description, Culture, and Distribution
194(10)
Grasses, Sedges, and Rushes
204(2)
Description, Culture, and Distribution
206(11)
Vines
217(2)
Description, Culture, and Distribution
219(12)
Shrubs
231(5)
Description, Culture, and Distribution
236(31)
Trees
267(5)
Description, Culture, and Distribution
272(48)
Sources for Further Reading
320(3)
Appendix A. Mail-Order Nurseries 323(3)
Appendix B. Agencies and Organizations 326(3)
Appendix C. Botanical Gardens 329(3)
Appendix D. Native Plant Conferences 332(3)
Bibliography 335(6)
Index 341


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