The American Woodland Garden: Capturing the Spirit of the Deciduous Forest

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Timber Press, Incorporated #ad - While written from a compelling and fresh perspective, The American Woodland Garden never strays from the realistic concerns of the everyday gardener. The american woodland Garden is a clarion call to a new awareness of our relationship to the natural world. Many of the most striking photos in the book were taken at classic gardens that are paragons of an ecological style.

This book will take its rightful place among the classic works that have influenced our concept of the American landscape. Although centuries of human intervention have cleared much of the land, the timeless forest remains in the spirit of the place. An alphabetical list of woodland plants offers useful advice for every garden, grasses, sedges, ferns, emphasizing native trees, shrubs, vines, and flowering perennials that fit the forest aesthetic.

The American Woodland Garden: Capturing the Spirit of the Deciduous Forest #ad - The greatest gardens - and happiest gardeners - in this area will be those that take into account the nature of the land. In his unique, and often thought-provoking new book, including play of light, sound, award-winning author Darke promotes and stunningly illustrates a garden aesthetic based on the strengths and opportunities of the woodland, and scent; seasonal drama; and the architectural interest of woody plants.

More than 700 of the author's stunning photographs show both the natural palette of plants in the wild and the effects that can be achieved with them in garden settings. Information on planting, soils, and maintenance provides a firm foundation for horticultural accomplishment. North america's eastern half, roughly from the Midwest to the Atlantic, was once a great deciduous forest.

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The Living Landscape: Designing for Beauty and Biodiversity in the Home Garden

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Timber Press #ad - Richly illustrated and informed by both a keen eye for design and an understanding of how healthy ecologies work,  The Living Landscape will enable you to create a garden that fulfills both human needs and the needs of wildlife communities. Timber Press OR. You’ll learn the strategies for making and maintaining a diverse, incorporates fragrance and edible plants, shelter, and provides cover, layered landscape—one that offers beauty on many levels, provides outdoor rooms and turf areas for children and pets, and sustenance for wildlife.

Sure, it’s a tall order, but The Living Landscape shows you how to do it. This thoughtful, intelligent book is all about connectivity, addressing a natural world in which we are the primary influence. The new york times books review 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.

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The Wild Garden: Expanded Edition

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Timber Press #ad - Timber Press OR. Thanks to robinson’s passionate advocacy, the naturalistic style triumphed, and Robinson's urgent message continues to resonate today. For this newly designed edition, designers, but also explains his relevance for today’s gardeners, Rick Darke has written an introductory essay that not only underscores Robinson’s importance in the evolution of garden design and ecology, and landscape professionals.

The book contains over 100 stunning photographs taken by Darke, including images of Gravetye and of modern “wild” gardens. Timber Press OR. First published in 1870, both native and exotic, The Wild Garden challenged the prevailing garden style of the day and advocated a naturalistic style, in which hardy plants, are arranged in groupings that mimic wild landscapes.

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Designing and Planting a Woodland Garden: Plants and Combinations that Thrive in the Shade

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Timber Press #ad - Timber Press OR. Timber Press OR. After reading this book, gardeners can make that happen. Publishers weekly woodlands are magical places and even small gardens can capture the atmosphere with carefully chosen trees and shade-loving plants. The wonder of woodland gardening is that it looks like plants grow themselves there.

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Bringing Nature Home: How You Can Sustain Wildlife with Native Plants, Updated and Expanded

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Timber Press #ad - Timber Press OR. Tallamy reveals the unbreakable link between native plant species and native wildlife—native insects cannot, or will not, eat alien plants. Timber Press OR. Timber Press OR. When native plants disappear, the insects disappear, impoverishing the food source for birds and other animals. But there is an important and simple step we can all take to help reverse this alarming trend: everyone with access to a patch of earth can make a significant contribution toward sustaining biodiversity by simply choosing native plants.

Bringing Nature Home: How You Can Sustain Wildlife with Native Plants, Updated and Expanded #ad - Bringing nature home How You Can Sustain Wildlife with Native Plants. A fascinating study of the trees, and vines that feed the insects, shrubs, birds, and other animals in the suburban garden. The new york times   as development and habitat destruction accelerate, there are increasing pressures on wildlife populations.

By acting on douglas Tallamy's practical and achievable recommendations, we can all make a difference. In bringing Nature Home, Douglas W.

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Planting in a Post-Wild World: Designing Plant Communities for Resilient Landscapes

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Timber Press #ad - Bringing nature home How You Can Sustain Wildlife with Native Plants. This is both a post-wild manifesto and practical guide that describes how to incorporate and layer plants into plant communities to create an environment that is reflective of natural systems and thrives within our built world. Planting in a post wild World Designing Plant Communities for Resilient Landscapes.

Planting in a post-wild world by thomas rainer and claudia West is an inspiring call to action dedicated to the idea of a new nature—a hybrid of both the wild and the cultivated—that can flourish in our cities and suburbs. But we can invite it back by designing landscapes that look and function more like they do in the wild: robust, diverse, and visually harmonious.

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Nature's Best Hope: A New Approach to Conservation that Starts in Your Yard

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Timber Press #ad - In this new book, tallamy takes the next step and outlines his vision for a grassroots approach to conservation. Even more important, it’s practical, effective, and easy—you will walk away with specific suggestions you can incorporate into your own yard. Because this approach relies on the initiatives of private individuals, it is immune from the whims of government policy.

Timber Press OR. If you’re concerned about doing something good for the environment, Nature’s Best Hope is the blueprint you need. A new york times bestseller douglas W. Bringing nature home How You Can Sustain Wildlife with Native Plants. By acting now, you can help preserve our precious wildlife—and the planet—for future generations.

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His solution? Plant more natives. Planting in a post wild World Designing Plant Communities for Resilient Landscapes. Timber Press OR.

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Essential Native Trees and Shrubs for the Eastern United States: The Guide to Creating a Sustainable Landscape

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Imagine #ad - Groft, landscape architecture “essential native trees and shrubs for the Eastern United States makes a great addition to the library of every serious gardener, Oehme van Sweden, landscape designer/architect, Principal/Vice President, land manager and other plant-related professional. Margaret shillingford, Education Programs Specialist, Mt.

Praised by doug tallamy as "an important new tool to our native plant libraries, " this go-to guide is perfect for gardeners of all skill levels looking to add sustainable native flora to any horticultural project east of the Mississippi River Valley. Gleaned from the authors' 75 years of landscaping experience, this user-friendly reference offers suggestions on species selection based on a plant's performance, aesthetic appeal, and wide range of adaptability.

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Planting: A New Perspective

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Planting in a post wild World Designing Plant Communities for Resilient Landscapes. Extensive plant charts and planting plans will help you choose plants for their structure, color, and texture. An intimate knowledge of plants is essential to the success of modern landscape design, explaining how plants behave in different situations, and Planting shares Oudolf’s considerable understanding of plant ecology, what goes on underground, and which species make good neighbors.

Planting: A New Perspective #ad - Timber Press OR. Timber Press OR. Bringing nature home How You Can Sustain Wildlife with Native Plants. Timber Press OR. Indispensable. The new york times book review piet oudolf’s gardens—unique combinations of long-lived perennials and woody plants that are rich in texture and sophisticated in color—are breathtaking and have deep emotional resonance.

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Gardens of the High Line: Elevating the Nature of Modern Landscapes

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Timber Press #ad - Planting in a post wild World Designing Plant Communities for Resilient Landscapes. It also offers inspiration and advice to home gardeners and garden designers looking to recreate its iconic, naturalistic style. Featuring stunning photographs by rick darke and an introduction by Robert Hammond, the founder of the Friends of the High Line, this large-trim, photo-driven book is a must-have for anyone who appreciates the nature of design.

Today it is much more than that; it’s a central plaza, a walkway, a cultural center, and a green retreat in a bustling city that is free for all to enjoy. Timber. Timber Press OR. Bringing nature home How You Can Sustain Wildlife with Native Plants. But above all else, dynamic garden with plantings designed by Piet Oudolf, it is a beautiful, one of the world’s most extraordinary garden designers.

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The Encyclopedia of Grasses for Livable Landscapes

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Bringing nature home How You Can Sustain Wildlife with Native Plants. Timber Press OR. In this new book noted grass expert and advocate Rick Darke addresses both the aesthetic qualities of grasses in private gardens and the opportunities and challenges of using them in wild and constructed public landscapes.

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