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Title Garden revolution : how our landscapes can be a source of environmental change / Larry Weaner and Thomas Christopher.
Author Weaner, Larry.
Publication Portland, Oregon : Timber Press, 2016.
Copyright date ©2016
Description 328 pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm
Call # 577 W
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 318-321) and index.
Contents Ecological gardening : An introduction -- The learning process -- The rise and fall (and rise) of a cardinalflower patch -- Influences and innovators -- The making of a garden star -- The garden ecologist's primer -- Design -- The plant that wants to be here -- Site analysis : Where are you, ecologically speaking? -- Reversing succession -- Creating an ecologically connected master plan -- Inspiration from Uncle Max -- Developing a synergistic plant list -- In the field -- Weeds and the ecological garden -- Setting the ecological process in motion -- A do-nothing attitude -- Creating meadows and prairies -- Growing pains -- Creating shrublands -- Sedges in the landscape -- Creating woodlands -- Postscript -- Living in it -- My house.
Summary 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 then constantly tilling, weeding, irrigating, and fertilizing, Larry Weaner advocates for choosing plants that are adapted to the soil and climate of a specific site and letting them naturally evolve over time.
Subject Landscape ecology.
Gardening. (OCoLC)fst00937852
Landscape ecology. (OCoLC)fst00991909
Addl. Author Christopher, Thomas.
ISBN 9781604696165

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