Planting in a Post-Wild World

Designing Plant Communities for Resilient Landscapes
Product Number: EB00635184
Released: Feb 16, 2016
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781604697209
Publisher: Timber Press
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Description

"As practical as it is poetic...? an optimistic call to action." -Chicago Tribune Over time, with industrialization and urban sprawl, we have driven nature out of our neighborhoods and cities. 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. 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 ?ourish in our cities and suburbs. 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 re?ective of natural systems and thrives within our built world.

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Original Publish Date: Feb 04, 2016

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