Growing the Midwest Garden

Regional Ornamental Gardening
by Edward Lyon

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Plant selection and garden style are deeply influenced by where we are gardening. To successfully grow a range of beautiful ornamental plants, every gardener has to know the specifics of the region’s climate, soil, and geography.

Growing the Midwest Garden, by Edward Lyon, the director of Wisconsin’s Allen Centennial Gardens, offers an...
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Published By Timber Press

Format Paperback


Number Of Pages 316

Publication Date 06/20/2015

ISBN 9781604694666

Dimensions 7.5 inches x 9.25 inches

“Invaluable to regional gardeners at all levels of accomplishment, from the nascent to the experienced.” —Richard G. Hawke, Chicago Botanic Garden 

“If anyone knows the ins and outs of Midwest gardening, it's Lyon.” —Chicago Tribune

“Ed Lyon shares his encyclopedia knowledge of the tips, techniques, and plants specifically suited to the heartland. . . . this reference will help you make better plant choices, select friendlier planting locations, and create your own distinctly Midwest garden.” —Michigan Gardener 

“Full of tips, techniques and plants.” —Iowa City Press-Citizen​