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Garden revolution [electronic resource] : How Our Landscapes Can Be a Source of Environmental Change. Larry Weaner.

Weaner, Larry. (Author).
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  • ISBN: 9781604697490 (electronic bk)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource
  • Publisher: New York : Timber Press, 2016.

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Summary, etc.: "An invaluable and provocative resource for gardeners who want to collaborate with their local ecologies—and save themselves both heartbreak and backbreak." —The New York Times Book Review 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 then constantly tilling, weeding, irrigating, and fertilizing, Weaner advocates for choosing plants that are adapted to the soil and climate of a specific site and letting them naturally evolve over time. Allowing the plants to find their own niches, to spread their seed around until they find the microclimate and spot that suits them best, creates a landscape that is vibrant, dynamic, and gorgeous year after year.
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Subject: Nonfiction.
Genre: Electronic books.

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