The Northeast Native Plant Primer: 235 Plants for an Earth-Friendly Garden

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More people than ever before are adding native plants to their gardens. This book shares the best plant choices for the Northeast and details how gardeners can grow them successfully. 

Do you want a garden that makes a real difference? Choose plants native to our Northeast region. The rewards will benefit you, your yard, and the environment in many ways, from reducing maintenance tasks to attracting earth-friendly pollinators such as native birds, butterflies, and bees. Native plant expert Uli Lorimer of the Native Plant Trust makes adding these superstar plants easier than ever before, with proven advice that every home gardener can follow. This sourcebook includes 235 recommended native trees, shrubs, vines, ferns, wildflowers, grasses, sedges, and annuals. It’s everything you need to know to create a beautiful garden.

This must-have handbook is for gardeners in Connecticut, Delaware, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, eastern Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, and Vermont. 

Uli Lorimer is the director of horticulture at Native Plant Trust. The Native Plant Trust is the nation’s oldest plant conservation organization and a recognized leader in native plant conservation, horticulture, and education. The Trust's headquarters, Garden in the Woods, is a renowned native plant botanic garden in Framingham, Massachusetts.