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ornamental and useful plants of Maine

Frank Lamson- Scribner

ornamental and useful plants of Maine

affording popular descriptions and practical observations on the habits, properties of nearly all the ornamental and useful plants found native in the state.

by Frank Lamson- Scribner

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Published by Printed for the author in Augusta .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Maine.
    • Subjects:
    • Plants -- Maine

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      No more published.

      StatementBy F. Lamson Scribner. [Part 1]
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQK164 .S4
      The Physical Object
      Pagination85 p.
      Number of Pages85
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6958159M
      LC Control Number05023938
      OCLC/WorldCa4068926

      Allium's includes purple and sky-blue varieties, as well as chives. Because their scent is oniony rather than floral, they repel animals. Good drainage is important. Facebook Twitter. Send Text Message. Photo: Lynn Karlin. This flower attracts butterflies with its licorice scent and violet hue. The 3- to 5-foot-tall, drought-tolerant trouper. University of Maine Extension Specialist, Ornamental Horticulture “ a fascinating book that will become a Maine standard. The Maine Garden Journal is a wonderful compilation of knowledge and inspiration for novice gardeners and seasoned professionals—or to anyone who dreams of tilling or fulfilling their garden vision.

      Family: Lamiaceae Martinov Genus: Mentha L. Mentha suaveolens Ehrh.; A member of the mint family (Lamiaceae), apple mint is an aromatic herb with a fruity, spearmint flavour. Also known by the common name round-leaved mint, Mentha suaveolens is often misnamed M. rotundifolia in cultivation. Apple mint is cultivated as a culinary herb and is used in the production of mint . Complete the plant selection for your garden of drought-tolerant perennials by choosing one tall ornamental grass variety and another that stays short. Maidengrass (Miscanthus sinensis 'Gracillimus') is a fine choice in zones for a tall drought-tolerant ornamental grass, as it reaches as much as 7’ in height, with a spread a bit less.

      Maine made it illegal to bring invasive aquatic plants into the state in “We wanted to make sure this was a true list that would not have an impact on nurseries in a difficult economic. The bulk of Furbish's life's work--collecting, classifying, and drawing the flora of Maine--was done between and By she had earned respect among well-known naturalists, including the eminent American botanist Asa Gray. In , Furbish also helped to found the Josselyn Botanical Society of Maine and she served as president in


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Seymour wrote Hiking Maine, Fishing Maine, Foraging New England, Birding Maine and Nuts and Berries of New England-for Globe Pequot Press (GPP) and Wild Plants of Maine: A Useful Guide, Hidden World Revealed: Musings of a Maine Naturalist and his Forager's Notebook for Just Write Books.

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Ornamental grasses are grasses grown as ornamental plants. Many ornamental grasses are true grasses (Poaceae), however several other families of grass-like plants are typically marketed as ornamental grasses.

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Woody plants such as trees, shrubs, and vines are also perennials, but are not addressed in this volume. The approach of this book is to discuss the planting and maintenance of individual herbaceous plants.

Over time, there may be many thousands of entries. Perennial Plants (Common name list) Butterfly Weed (Asclepias tuberosa). This is a list of non-native plants found to pose a threat to habitats and natural resources in Maine.

The Advisory List is an informal tool for landowners, wildlife biologists, foresters, land stewards, conservation commisions, and others interested in controlling invasive. Useful in naturalizing Yellow birch Betula alleghaniensis. F,P M ' Does best in cool soils and cool summers; beautiful bark; long lived Paper birch Betula papyrifera.

F M 70' Beautiful white bark year-round; tolerates poor, dry soils Gray birch Betula populifolia. F M 40' Does well in poor soils; good for naturalizing American hornbeam, Blue. Maine Invasive Plants & Entire Series, University of Maine Cooperative Extension series provides identification and control information for twenty-two terrestrial and aquatic invasive plants For more information: Contact Matthew Wallhead, Ornamental Horticulture Specialist/Assistant Professor, University of Maine Cooperative Extension Phone: () Maine Ornamental Copper Top Post Cap.

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Tom Seymour’s “Wild Plants of Maine: A Useful Guide” can help with both goals. Additional Photos This book is a revision of the same title published in This extensive reference book lists hundreds of woody landscape plants.

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Index. Other editions - View all. Annual Report of the Secretary of the Maine Board of Agriculture, Issue 7. 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 : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.

Checklist of the Vascular Plants of Maine. Josselyn Botanical Society of Maine Bulletin Orono, ME: Maine Agricultural and Forest Experiment Station, Bulletin Scribner, F. Lamson. Useful and Ornamental Plants of Maine.

in: Nineteenth Annual Report of the Secretary of the Maine Board of Agriculture for the Year. What plants are best to keep deer away, which are useful as pollinators, what do I use for drought tolerance, my client wants fragrance, some plants for cut flowers would be useful This portable treasure trove of information is an excellent quick reference guide for professionals and gardeners alike - and is always on the job.Thank You for Supporting a Local Grower Our Grasses are Grown Free of Chemical Fertilizers, Herbicides and Pesticides 9 Hutchins Lane, Cape Neddick, ME .Of course, this is a great book because I not only read it but published the book.

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