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Books of Interest

Aldrich, William and Don Williamson. 2003. Perennials for Illinois. Auburn, WA: Lone Pine Publishing International Inc.

Aldrich, William and Don Williamson. 2004. Tree and Shrub Gardening for Illinois. Auburn, WA: Lone Pine Publishing International Inc.

Birdseye, Clarence and Eleanor G. Birdseye. 1951. Growing Woodland Plants. New York: Dover Publications, Inc.

Cox, Jeff. 1985. The Perennial Garden. Emmaus, Pennsylvania: Rodale Press.

Cullina, William. 2000. Growing and Propagating Wildflowers of the United States and Canada. Boston/New York: Houghton Mifflin Company.

Cullina, William. 2002. Native Trees, Shrubs & Vines. Boston/New York: Houghton Mifflin Company.

Dirr, Michael. 1990. Manual of Woody Landscape Plants, ed. 4. Urbana, IL: Stipes Publishing Company.

Drake, Rick. 2002. The American Woodland Garden: Capturing the Spirit of the Deciduous Forest. Portland, Oregon: Timber Press.

Druse, Ken. 1992. The Natural Shade Garden. New York/Toronto/London/Sydney: Random House Inc.

Druse, Ken. 1994. The Natural Habitat Garden. New York: Clarkson Potter.

Ellis, Barbara W. 1998. Taylor’s Guide to Growing North America’s Favorite Plants. Boston/New York: Houghton Mifflin Company.

Fizzell, James A. 2002. Illinois Gardener’s Guide: Revised Edition. Nashville, TN: Cool Spring Press.

Fizzel, James A. 1999. Month-by-Month Gardening in Illinois. Franklin, TN: Cool Springs Press.

Harstad, Carolyn. 1999. Go Native! Gardening with Native Plants and Wildflowers in
The Lower Midwest. Bloomington and Indianapolis, Indiana: Indiana University Press.


Johnson, Lorraine, (Editor). 2004. Wild Ones Landscaping with Native Plants, 4th Edition. Appleton, WI: Wild Ones: Native Plants, Natural Landscapes.

Knopf, Jim, S. Wasowski, J. Boring, G. Keator, J. Scott and E. Glasener. 1997. A Guide to Natural Gardening. San Francisco, CA: Fog City Press.

Kurz, Don. 2004. Illinois Wildflowers. Pettigrew, Arkansas:Cloudland.net Publishing.

McClain, William E. 1997. Prairie Establishment and Landscaping. Technical Publication #2. Springfield, IL: Division of Natural Heritage. Illinois Department of Natural Resources.

Nowaskowski, Keith Gerard. 2004. Native Plants in the Home Landscape. Circular 1381, Urbana, IL: University of Illinois Extension.

Ortho Books. 2001. Ortho’s All About Attracting Hummingbirds and Butterflies. Des Moines, Iowa: Meredith Books.

Rock, Harold W. 1981. Prairie Propagation Handbook. Wehr Nature Center, Franklin, WI: Milwaukee County Department of Parks, Recreation & Culture.

Runkel, Sylvan T. and Alvin F. Bull.1994. Wildflowers of Illinois Woodlands. Ames, Iowa: Iowa State University Press.

Shirley, Shirley. 1994. Restoring the Tallgrass Prairie. Iowa City, Iowa: University of Iowa Press.

Smith, J. Robert.1980. The Prairie Garden. Madison, Wisconsin: The University of Wisconsin Press.

Society For Ecological Restoration. 1997. The Tallgrass Restoration Handbook. Washington, D.C./Covelo, CA: Island Press.

Swink, Floyd and Gerould Wilhelm. 1994. Plants of the Chicago Region.
4th ed., Indianapolis, IN: Indiana Academy of Sciences.

Tenenbaum, Frances (Editor). 1999. Taylor’s 50 Best Shrubs. Boston/New York: Houghton Mifflin Company.

Tenenbaum, Frances (Editor). 1999. Taylor’s 50 Best Trees. Boston/New York: Houghton Mifflin Company.

Wasowski, Sally. 2002. Gardening with Prairie Plants. Minneapolis, MN:
University of Minnesota Press.

Wilson, Jim. 1992. Landscaping with Wildflowers. Boston/New York/London: Houghton Mifflin Company.