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  • Publisher : Timber Press
  • Release : 04 February 2016
  • ISBN : 9781604697209
  • Page : 272 pages
  • Rating : 3/5 from 1 voters

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A richly illustrated and comprehensive guide to creating ecologically healthy landscapes that emulate nature from two of the leading names in landscape architecture.

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Planting in a Post-Wild World

Planting in a Post-Wild World
  • Author : Thomas Rainer,Claudia West
  • Publisher : Timber Press
  • Release Date : 2016-02-04
  • ISBN : 9781604697209
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A richly illustrated and comprehensive guide to creating ecologically healthy landscapes that emulate nature from two of the leading names in landscape architecture.

The Living Landscape

The Living Landscape
  • Author : Rick Darke,Douglas W. Tallamy
  • Publisher : Timber Press
  • Release Date : 2016-02-04
  • ISBN : 9781604697391
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Many gardeners today want a home landscape that nourishes and fosters wildlife. But they also want beauty, a space for the kids to play, privacy, and maybe even a vegetable patch. Sure, it’s a tall order, but The Living Landscape shows how to do it. By combining the insights of two outstanding authors, it offers a model that anyone can follow. Inspired by its examples, you’ll learn the strategies for making and maintaining a diverse, layered landscape—one

Garden Revolution

Garden Revolution
  • Author : Larry Weaner,Thomas Christopher
  • Publisher : Timber Press
  • Release Date : 2016-05-18
  • ISBN : 9781604696165
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AHS Book Award winner This lushly-photographed reference is an important moment in horticulture that will be embraced by anyone looking for a better, smarter way to garden. Larry Weaner is an icon in the world of ecological landscape design, and now his revolutionary approach is available to all gardeners. Garden Revolution shows how an ecological approach to planting can lead to beautiful gardens that buck much of conventional gardening’s counter-productive, time-consuming practices. Instead of picking the wrong plant and

Planting

Planting
  • Author : Noel Kingsbury,Piet Oudolf
  • Publisher : Timber Press
  • Release Date : 2016-02-16
  • ISBN : 9781604697315
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Planting: A New Perspective is an essential resource for designers and gardeners looking to create plant-rich, beautiful gardens that support biodiversity and nourish the human spirit. An intimate knowledge of plants is essential to the success of modern landscape design, and Planting makes Oudolf’s considerable understanding of plant ecology and performance accessible, explaining how plants behave in different situations, what goes on underground, and which species make good neighbors. Extensive plant charts and planting plans will help you choose

The Know Maintenance Perennial Garden

The Know Maintenance Perennial Garden
  • Author : Roy Diblik
  • Publisher : Timber Press
  • Release Date : 2014-03-11
  • ISBN : 9781604695977
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“A veritable goldmine for gardeners.” —Plant Talk We’ve all seen gorgeous perennial gardens packed with color, texture, and multi-season interest. Designed by a professional and maintained by a crew, they are aspirational bits of beauty too difficult to attempt at home. Or are they? The Know Maintenance Perennial Garden makes a design-magazine-worthy garden achievable at home. The new, simplified approach is made up of hardy, beautiful plants grown on a 10x14 foot grid. Each of the 62 garden plans combines

Wild: the Naturalistic Garden

Wild: the Naturalistic Garden
  • Author : Noel Kingsbury
  • Publisher : Phaidon Press
  • Release Date : 2022-02-10
  • ISBN : 1838661050
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A stunning exploration of one of the hottest trends in garden design, nature-based planting with an eco-aware approach, featuring the work of leading designers such as Sean Hogan, Piet Oudolf, and Dan Pearson Forget the mild, manicured gardens of the past: planting today is undergoing a revolution in taste and aesthetics. This is the first comprehensive overview of a new planting approach that is wild and natural by nature, reflecting the global turn towards sustainability and the current zeitgeist in

Sowing Beauty

Sowing Beauty
  • Author : James Hitchmough
  • Publisher : Timber Press
  • Release Date : 2017-04-19
  • ISBN : 9781604696325
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“A hopeful and expansive book for the gardener who sees a field as a canvas.” —Publishers Weekly James Hitchmough is well-regarded in the design world for his exuberant, colorful, and flower-filled meadows. His signature style can be seen in prominent places like London’s Olympic Park and the Botanic Garden at the University of Oxford. Using a distinct technique of sowing meadows from seed, he creates plant communities that mimic the dramatic beauty of natural meadows and offer a succession

Planting the Natural Garden

Planting the Natural Garden
  • Author : Piet Oudolf,Henk Gerritsen
  • Publisher : Timber Press
  • Release Date : 2019-11-12
  • ISBN : 9781604699746
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Fans of Piet Oudolf will revel in this updated edition of the book that helped launch his career.

Overgrown

Overgrown
  • Author : Julian Raxworthy
  • Publisher : MIT Press
  • Release Date : 2018-11-20
  • ISBN : 9780262038539
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A call for landscape architects to leave the office and return to the garden. Addressing one of the most repressed subjects in landscape architecture, this book could only have been written by someone who is both an experienced gardener and a landscape architect. With Overgrown, Julian Raxworthy offers a watershed work in the tradition of Ian McHarg, Anne Whiston Spirn, Kevin Lynch, and J. B. Jackson. As a discipline, landscape architecture has distanced itself from gardening, and landscape architects take

Rambunctious Garden

Rambunctious Garden
  • Author : Emma Marris
  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing USA
  • Release Date : 2011-09-06
  • ISBN : 9781608194551
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“Remarkable . . . Emma Marris explores a paradox that is increasingly vexing the science of ecology, namely that the only way to have a pristine wilderness is to manage it intensively.” -The Wall Street Journal A paradigm shift is roiling the environmental world. For decades people have unquestioningly accepted the idea that our goal is to preserve nature in its pristine, pre-human state. But many scientists have come to see this as an outdated dream that thwarts bold new plans to save

Designing Gardens with Flora of the American East

Designing Gardens with Flora of the American East
  • Author : Carolyn Summers
  • Publisher : Rutgers University Press
  • Release Date : 2010-03-04
  • ISBN : 9780813549323
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Gardeners, with all good fortune and flora, are endowed with love for a hobby that has profound potential for positive change. The beautifully illustrated Designing Gardens with Flora of the American East approaches landscape design from an ecological perspective, encouraging professional horticulturalists and backyard enthusiasts alike to intensify their use of indigenous or native plants. These plants, ones that grow naturally in the same place in which they evolved, form the basis of the food web. Wildlife simply cannot continue

New Naturalism

New Naturalism
  • Author : Kelly D. Norris
  • Publisher : Cool Springs Press
  • Release Date : 2021-02-16
  • ISBN : 9780760368206
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In New Naturalism, horticulturist and modern plantsman Kelly D. Norris shares his inspiring, ecologically sound vision for home gardens created with stylish yet naturalistic plantings that mimic the wild spaces we covet, such as meadows, prairies, woodlands, and streamsides—far from the contrived, formal, high-maintenance plantings of the past. Through a basic introduction to plant biology and ecology, you’ll learn how to design and grow a lush, thriving home garden by harnessing the power of plant layers and palettes

The Humane Gardener

The Humane Gardener
  • Author : Nancy Lawson
  • Publisher : Chronicle Books
  • Release Date : 2017-04-18
  • ISBN : 9781616896171
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In this eloquent plea for compassion and respect for all species, journalist and gardener Nancy Lawson describes why and how to welcome wildlife to our backyards. Through engaging anecdotes and inspired advice, profiles of home gardeners throughout the country, and interviews with scientists and horticulturalists, Lawson applies the broader lessons of ecology to our own outdoor spaces. Detailed chapters address planting for wildlife by choosing native species; providing habitats that shelter baby animals, as well as birds, bees, and butterflies;

Natural Landscaping

Natural Landscaping
  • Author : John Diekelmann,Robert M. Schuster
  • Publisher : Univ of Wisconsin Press
  • Release Date : 2002
  • ISBN : 0299173240
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In response to demand from landscape architects and home gardeners, Natural Landscaping returns to print in an updated and expanded second edition. It is unique in its focus on plant communities; it approaches landscape design as the establishment of natural ecosystems, rather than mere planting of specimens. Emphasizing the natural landscapes of the northeastern United States and eastern Canada, this book o reviews landscaping principles and techniques o introduces native plant species for grasslands, forests, edge areas, and small wetlands

Sustainable Landscape Management

Sustainable Landscape Management
  • Author : Ann Marie VanDerZanden,Thomas W. Cook
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2010-11-05
  • ISBN : 0470880422
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THE COMPLETE GUIDE TO THE SUSTAINABLE MANAGEMENT OF LANDSCAPES A must-have guide for anyone working with landscapes, Sustainable Landscape Management eases the transition of the landscape industry into a new era of green consciousness. Filled with examples that illustrate best practices, the book provides a practical framework for the development of sustainable management strategies from design to execution and, eventually, to maintenance in an effort to construct landscapes that function more efficiently and minimize the impact on the environment. Sustainable