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Experts from New England Wild Flower Society

Experts from New England Wild Flower Society

Just in time for planting season - don’t miss this essential gardener’s guide to growing native in New England.

Native Plants for New England Gardens culls the expertise of New England Wild Flower Society to help anyone - and everyone! - create lovely, hardy gardens that will tolerate drought, resist disease and encourage biodiversity. This handy guide to 100 great native flowers, ground covers, shrubs, ferns, and grasses that will thrive in New England gardens features practical information accompanied by beautiful color photography.

Plants native to New England evolved to thrive in local conditions and survive harsh seasons. This indispensable guide encourages gardeners to find and nurture the plants best suited to their gardens - to “grow native”!

This May Day event will be moderated by Jameson French, CEO of Northland Forest Products, a Portsmouth resident and gardener well known for his work in plant and forest conservation.

Mark Richardson is the Botanic Garden Director of New England Wild Flower Society. He studied ornamental horticulture at the University of Rhode Island and holds a master’s degree from the University of Delaware’s Longwood Graduate Program. Native Plants for New England Gardens is a product of his passion for public horticulture.

Photographer and author Dan Jaffe earned a degree in botany from the University of Maine, Orono, and has years of nursery and plant sales experience. He is the official propagator and stock bed grower of the New England Wild Flower Society.

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