Further Reading

View our curated list of books and articles related for more information on Xeriscaping.

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Common Coulee Plants of Southern Alberta
by John Bain, June Flanagan and Job Kuijt

June Flanagan and John Bain update Job Kuijt’s popular guide to native prairie plants in this new full colour electronic edition.         

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Edible Plants for Prairie Gardens: The Best Fruits, Vegetables and Herbs
by June Flanagan

Discover how to grow over 100 sweet fruits, tasty vegetables and fragrant herbs in a cold climate and short growing season, along with tips for serving and preserving each crop.  Learn how to save your own seeds, and find proven environment-friendly strategies for avoiding and solving garden problems.

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Native Plants for Prairie Gardens
by June Flanagan

Learn how to find, grow and enjoy native plants that define the North American prairie, and create an environmentally sensitive garden that is in harmony with its surroundings.

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Garden of Serenity:  Nikka Yuko Japanese Garden
by Van Christou, June Flanagan & Robert Hironaka

Spectacular images by Van Christou illustrate the story, told by June Flanagan and Robert Hironaka, of how the mountain-and-sea culture of Japan was translated to the Canadian prairie setting in the beautiful Nikka Yuko Japanese Garden.  

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