Wild Suburbia

Wild Suburbia

Learning to Garden With Native Plants

Book - 2016
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Wild Suburbia guides us through the process of transforming a traditional, high water-use yard into a peaceful habitat garden abounding with native plants. Author Barbara Eisenstein emphasizes that gardening is a rewarding activity rather than a finished product, from removing lawns and getting in touch with a yard's climate to choosing plants and helping them thrive. Supplementing her advice with personal stories from her decades of experience working with native plants, Eisenstein illuminates the joys of tending a native garden-and assures us that any challenges, from managing pests to disapproving neighbors, should never sap the enjoyment out of a pleasurable and fulfilling hobby. For plant lovers curious about their own ecosystems, Wild Suburbia offers a style of gardening that nurtures biodiversity, deepens connection to place, and encourages new and seasoned gardeners alike to experiment and have fun.
Publisher: Berkeley, CA : Heyday, [2016]
Copyright Date: ©2016
ISBN: 9781597143639
1597143634
Branch Call Number: 635.95 EISENSTEIN
Characteristics: xi, 209 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm

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