The Wild Garden: Expanded Edition

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Timber Press #ad - Thanks to robinson’s passionate advocacy, the naturalistic style triumphed, and Robinson's urgent message continues to resonate today. For this newly designed edition, rick darke has written an introductory essay that not only underscores Robinson’s importance in the evolution of garden design and ecology, but also explains his relevance for today’s gardeners, designers, 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, in which hardy plants, The Wild Garden challenged the prevailing garden style of the day and advocated a naturalistic style, both native and exotic, are arranged in groupings that mimic wild landscapes.

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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. You’ll learn the strategies for making and maintaining a diverse, shelter, and provides cover, layered landscape—one that offers beauty on many levels, provides outdoor rooms and turf areas for children and pets, incorporates fragrance and edible plants, and sustenance for wildlife.

The Living Landscape: Designing for Beauty and Biodiversity in the Home Garden #ad - 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, a space for the kids to play, but they also want beauty, privacy, and maybe even a vegetable patch.

Sure, it’s a tall order, but The Living Landscape shows you how to do it. Timber Press OR.

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

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Timber Press #ad - Planting in a post wild World Designing Plant Communities for Resilient Landscapes. 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 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. An optimistic call to action. Chicago tribune over time, with industrialization and urban sprawl, we have driven nature out of our neighborhoods and cities.

Planting in a Post-Wild World: Designing Plant Communities for Resilient Landscapes #ad - Timber Press OR. As practical as it is poetic. 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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The American Woodland Garden: Capturing the Spirit of the Deciduous Forest

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Timber Press, Incorporated #ad - Although centuries of human intervention have cleared much of the land, the timeless forest remains in the spirit of the place. The greatest gardens - and happiest gardeners - in this area will be those that take into account the nature of the land. In his unique, including play of light, award-winning author Darke promotes and stunningly illustrates a garden aesthetic based on the strengths and opportunities of the woodland, sound, and often thought-provoking new book, and scent; seasonal drama; and the architectural interest of woody plants.

Planting in a post wild World Designing Plant Communities for Resilient Landscapes. Today, even the shortest period of human neglect allows for the resurgence of the process of forest creation. 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: Capturing the Spirit of the Deciduous Forest #ad - The american woodland Garden is a clarion call to a new awareness of our relationship to the natural world. This book will take its rightful place among the classic works that have influenced our concept of the American landscape. Information on planting, soils, and maintenance provides a firm foundation for horticultural accomplishment.

Many of the most striking photos in the book were taken at classic gardens that are paragons of an ecological style. An alphabetical list of woodland plants offers useful advice for every garden, grasses, sedges, shrubs, ferns, vines, emphasizing native trees, and flowering perennials that fit the forest aesthetic.

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.

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Planting: A New Perspective

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Timber Press #ad - Extensive plant charts and planting plans will help you choose plants for their structure, color, and texture. Timber Press OR. With planting, designers and home gardeners can recreate these plant-rich, beautiful gardens that support biodiversity and nourish the human spirit. A detailed directory shares details like each plant’s life expectancy, the persistence of its seedheads, and its propensity to self-seed.

Timber Press OR. 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. Indispensable.

Planting: A New Perspective #ad - 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. Planting in a post wild World Designing Plant Communities for Resilient Landscapes.

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Garden Revolution: How Our Landscapes Can Be a Source of Environmental Change

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Timber Press #ad - Timber Press OR. Shows us that guiding natural processes rather than fighting them is the key to creating healthier landscapes and happier gardeners. Doug tallamy, author of bringing nature Home Larry Weaner is an icon in the world of ecological landscape design, and now his revolutionary approach is available to home 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. Timber Press OR. Instead of picking the wrong plant and then 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.

Garden Revolution: How Our Landscapes Can Be a Source of Environmental Change #ad - Planting in a post wild World Designing Plant Communities for Resilient Landscapes. This lushly-photographed reference is for anyone looking for a better, smarter way to garden. Timber Press OR.

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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 - By acting on douglas Tallamy's practical and achievable recommendations, we can all make a difference. When native plants disappear, the insects disappear, impoverishing the food source for birds and other animals. Timber Press OR. Tallamy reveals the unbreakable link between native plant species and native wildlife—native insects cannot, or will not, eat alien plants.

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. Timber Press OR. Timber Press OR. Planting in a post wild World Designing Plant Communities for Resilient Landscapes.

Bringing Nature Home: How You Can Sustain Wildlife with Native Plants, Updated and Expanded #ad - . 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. In bringing Nature Home, Douglas W. Bringing nature home How You Can Sustain Wildlife with Native Plants.

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

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Timber Press #ad - Timber. 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, this large-trim, the founder of the Friends of the High Line, photo-driven book is a must-have for anyone who appreciates the nature of design.

Before it was restored, the High Line was an untouched, abandoned landscape overgrown with wildflowers. It reveals a four-season garden that is filled with native and exotic plants, drought-tol­erant perennials, and grasses that thrive and spread. Timber Press OR. 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.

Gardens of the High Line: Elevating the Nature of Modern Landscapes #ad - Gardens of the high line, by piet oudolf and Rick Darke, offers an in-depth view into the planting designs, plant palette, and maintenance of this landmark achievement. Planting in a post wild World Designing Plant Communities for Resilient Landscapes. Timber Press OR. Today it is much more than that; it’s a central plaza, a cultural center, a walkway, and a green retreat in a bustling city that is free for all to enjoy.

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Garden Wild: Wildflower Meadows, Prairie-Style Plantings, Rockeries, Ferneries, and other Sustainable Designs Inspired by Nature

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Rizzoli #ad - Timber Press OR. This book is a survey of 12 breathtakingly beautiful gardens by award-winning photographer Andre Baranowski, whose eye for beauty will embolden readers the world over to embrace their inner instincts and create their own garden wild. The new movement in contemporary gardening is about going back to the wilderness, creatively landscaping with native plants to enrich their environments and seamlessly merge with their natural surroundings.

Timber. Guaranteed to be a boundless source of inspiration and treasured by lovers of gardens worldwide. New york city's highline is a famous example and this landscaping approach is becoming increasingly popular for private homeowners. Bringing nature home How You Can Sustain Wildlife with Native Plants. The texts detail each project's approach and the hurdles presented by its landscape, providing the reader with an array of instructional ideas from an insider's mindset.

Garden Wild: Wildflower Meadows, Prairie-Style Plantings, Rockeries, Ferneries, and other Sustainable Designs Inspired by Nature #ad - Planting in a post wild World Designing Plant Communities for Resilient Landscapes. This book surveys twelve such breathtaking gardens captured by award winning photographer Andre Baranowski. Timber Press OR. Politely rejecting traditional manicured, succulents, hedged and pruned gardening aesthetics to invite an alternative kind of beauty: wildly bursting with indigenous plants, old-growth trees, vibrant patches of wildflowers and perennials, un-pruned bushes and ornamental grasses.

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Dream Plants for the Natural Garden

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Frances Lincoln #ad - Frances Lincoln. Timber Press OR. An ideal plant is one that is both beautiful and robust, performing reliably with very little input from the gardener – and without artificial fertilizers and pesticides. This comprehensive compendium classifies these 1200 plants according to their behaviour, strengths and uses.

Rather than striving for big, bold masses of colourful blooms that are vigorously pruned back as soon as they have finished flowering, their innovative approach to gardening involves choosing plants chiefly for their form – leaves, flower heads and stems included – which means they retain their natural beauty through all the seasons.

Dream Plants for the Natural Garden #ad - Find within:1200 beautiful and reliable plants used by top garden designersFull descriptions and growing instructionsUnique easy-to-follow classification according to growing behaviour and use in the gardenNatural gardening, without artificial fertilizers or pesticidesMore than 250 full-colour photographsWith these plants and expert advice, create a garden that will thrive with the life of the insects and birds it welcomes.

Join two of the world’s most influential garden designers, bulbs, as they describe their ideal perennials, grasses, Piet Oudolf and Henk Gerritsen, ferns and small shrubs for your natural garden. Planting in a post wild World Designing Plant Communities for Resilient Landscapes. Timber Press OR. Timber. Bringing nature home How You Can Sustain Wildlife with Native Plants.

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Planting the Natural Garden

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Timber Press #ad - Now this classic has been expanded and updated to include scores of new plants and combinations. For enthusiasts of these vibrant landscapes, it is an essential text; for gardeners who love the dreamy moods and colors that Oudolf and Gerritsen celebrate, it’s the key to a magic kingdom of garden beauty.

Frances Lincoln. Timber Press OR. Bringing nature home How You Can Sustain Wildlife with Native Plants. Spearheaded by internationally renowned designer Piet Oudolf, it transformed private and public spaces with its emotionally resonant, and incisively articulated by the late plantsman and designer Henk Gerritsen, naturalistic use of hardy perennials and grasses.

Planting the Natural Garden #ad - Planting in a post wild World Designing Plant Communities for Resilient Landscapes. Packed with practical information and visual inspiration, Planting the Natural Garden zeroes in on the New Perennial Movement’s power to move us, making its distinctive plant palette available to all. Timber Press OR. If the world of gardening has rock stars, David Bowie, Piet Oudolf qualifies as Mick Jagger, and Prince rolled into one.

Gardenista the original publication of Planting the Natural Garden ushered in a revolution in landscape design: the New Perennial Movement. Timber. Timber Press OR.

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