Growing Native Plants of Western Canada

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With over 100 pages of text and photographs, this book takes an in-depth look at 48 species of native plants that have shown promise for ecological repair. This book will help anyone interested in collecting, growing and commercially producing native plants. Users might include private and public land managers, land reclamation engineers, conservation and reclamation consultants, range ecologists, wildlife and habitat biologists, seed producers, nursery operators, landscapers and gardeners. 118 pages.

Agdex 580-2

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Table of Contents
  • Growing Native Plants
  • The Seed System
  • Collecting Seeds form Wild Lands
  • Establishing a Stand
  • Weed Control
  • Fertilizer
  • Stand Renovation
  • Other considerations
  • Irrigation
  • Special Considerations for Wildflower Species
  • Harvesting
  • Expected Seed Yield and Stand Life
  • Seed Processing
  • Other Information
  • Grasses
  • Wildflowers
  • Glossary
  • Geographical Abreviations
  • Native Plant Councils
  • Bibliography
  • Species Index
For more information about the content of this document, contact Duke.
This information published to the web on May 1, 2001.
Last Reviewed/Revised on February 24, 2015.