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Bevacqua, Katherine J., Dutch Elm Disease Resistant Elm Cultivars, Yard & Garden Brief,

Brinkley, Kent M; Chappell, Gordon W, The Gardens of Colonial Williamsburg, The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, ©1996

Darke, Rick, The Color Encyclopedia of Ornamental Grasses, Timber Press, ©1999

Dirr, Michael A., Manual of Woody Landscape Plants, Stipes Publishing, Champaign, Il. © 1975, Revised 1998

Fitch, James M.; Rockwell, F.F.; Treasury of American Gardens, Harper & Brothers, New York, © 1956

Gebhard, David; Martinson, Tom; A Guide to the Architecture of Minnesota, University of Minnesota Press, Minneapolis, for the University Gallery of the University of Minnesota and the Minnesota Society of Architects, © 1977

Gratton, Stephen westcott, Creating a Cottage Garden in North America, Fulcrum Publishing, Golden, Colorado, © 2000

Hole, Lois, Rose Favorites, Lone Pine Publishing, ©1997

Jekyll, Gertrude, Color Schemes for the Flower Garden, Antique Collectors Club Ltd., Baron Publishing, Woodbridge, Suffolk, England, 1982

Leopold, Allison Kyle, The Victorian Garden, Clarkson Potter Publisher, New York.1995

Meyer, M. Hockenberry, Ornamental Grasses for Cold Climates, University of Minnesota Extension Services, ©2004

Mallory, Peter T., Houses of New England, Thames and Hudson, New York © 1984

Ortloff, Stuart H., & Raymore, Henry B., The Book of Landscape Design, M. Barrows & Co., Inc. NY, ©1959

Pamada, E. Larsen, M., America's Painted Ladies, Dutton Studio Books, ©1992

Phillips, Sue; Perry, Clay, Creating a Cottage Garden, Grove Weidenfield, © 1990

Pratt, A Treasury of Early American Homes p.7-13, ©1949

Pregill, Phillip; Wolkman, Nancy; Landscapes in History, © Van Nostrand Reinhold, 1993

Schuler, Stanley, Saltbox and Cape Cod houses, Schiffer Publishing Ltd., West Chester, Pennsyvania ©1988

Sergeant, John, Frank Lloyd Wright’s Usonian Houses, Whitney Library of Design, an imprint of Watson-Guptill Publications ©1976

Steiner, Lynn M., Landscaping With Native Plants of Minnesota, Voyageur Press, ©2005

Still, Steven M., Manual of Herbaceous Ornamental Plants, Stipes Publishing, Champaign Illinois, © 1980, 1994

Stuart, David, The Garden Triumphant, A Victorian Legacy, Harper & Row, Pubs., New York, © 1988

Thacker, Christopher, The History of Gardens, University of California Press, ©1979

Tishler, William H., American Landscape Architecture Designers and Places, Science Press, Ephrata, PA. © 1989 National Trust for Historic Preservation in the United States

Treib, Marc, The Architecture of Landscape, 1940-1960, University of Pennsylvania Press, Philadelphia © 2002

Turner, R. J. Jr; Wasson, Ernie; Botanica, Barnes & Noble with Random House, Australia, © 1997

Webster, Richard, Feng Shui in the Garden, Llewellen Publications, St. Paul, MN ©1999

Youso, Karen, 2037:Home Sweet Home, Star Tribune, March 23, 2007

Thomas Mudd garden/pool by Thomas Church photo ©:

Chicago Botanic Garden

A good resource for comparison of heirloom and current varieties is the Ohio State web site. Heirloom seeds are available from Seed Savers Exchange, in Iowa, Monticello, and Mount Vernon, among many others.