Who decides which plants are weeds? Why do North Americans insist on trying to grow a perfect lawn? How can planting wildflowers contribute to a healthier global environment? Lorraine Johnson provides insightful and thought-provoking answers to these and other questions in The New Ontario Naturalized Garden. Johnson celebrates the diversity of Ontario's native plants and teaches gardeners how to break free from the endless weeding, watering, and fertilizing problems of fussy exotic flora. Readers will discover the benefits of native plant gardening, such as attracting wildlife and recreating various habitats, from prairie pockets to lush urban woodlands.