Paperback: 176 pages
Publisher: New Hampshire; Revised, Expanded ed. edition (February 20, 2012)
Product Dimensions: 8.4 x 0.5 x 10.9 inches
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I waited a while to buy this. I just wasn't sure because so many times, books like this are just collections of papers. Not this one. It's got a health dose of application and provides a lot of great graphics inspiration to help you communicate your ideas visually. I'm not creative about visual communication, so I found that to be a great justification for the purchase.
This book is comprehensive & detailed. User friendly for cover to cover read and for reference. Suitable for experienced landscapers & green thumbs and for home owners, backyard gardeners and new to planting folks. This is a nh permaculture manual at the root of it, without ever saying the word permaculture. A MUST HAVE
Whether you garden because you just like to get your hands & knees dirty or you landscape as your professional calling, this book belongs with your tools. How come? It was written with our region & our future in mind. This book is based on models of integrated plant systems that send tendrils out beyond one's own garden & weave it with other gardens big & small, personal & civic, recreational & business. This manual requires us, as the new Administration just did, to look beyond our own plot of ground to the ways in which our personal gardening choices affect the whole: the whole of the environment, native ecosystems, the big community place we & all our neighbors call 'home'. Beautifully written, delightfully illustrated & very user friendly. With this manual and some dirt you will create sustainable landscapes that bloom where they are planted because they belong there & serve to benefit the environment whether animal, vegetable or mineral. Integrated landscaping is good for the earth, supports biodiversity, connects us to where we live, is good for us humans, reduces our need for bagged and boxed gardening supplements, and flat out makes sense. Buy the book, take it with you, get it dirty, use it well.
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