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Gaia's garden : a guide to home-scale permaculture

Author: Toby Hemenway
Publisher: White River Junction, Vermont : Chelsea Green Publishing, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Second editionView all editions and formats
The first edition of Gaia?s Garden sparked the imagination of America?s home gardeners, introducing permaculture?s central message: Working with Nature, not against her, results in more beautiful, abundant, and forgiving gardens. This extensively revised and expanded second edition broadens the reach and depth of the permaculture approach for urban and suburban growers. Many people mistakenly think that ecological  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Paperback
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Toby Hemenway
ISBN: 9781603580298 1603580298
OCLC Number: 262883159
Awards: Winner of The Nautilus Book Awards 2011 (United States)
Description: xi, 313 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 26 cm
Contents: Introducing the ecological garden --
A gardener's ecology --
Designing the ecological garden --
Bringing the soil to life --
Catching, conserving, and using water --
Plants for many uses --
Bringing in the bees, birds, and other helpful animals --
Creating communities for the garden --
Designing garden guilds --
Growing a food forest --
Permaculture gardening in the city --
Pop goes the garden.
Responsibility: Toby Hemenway.
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Whatever size yard or garden you have to work with, you can apply basic permaculture principles to make it more diverse, more natural, more productive, and more beautiful. Best of all, once it?s  Read more...


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"Become a sustainable producer of resources instead of a wasteful consumer. This wonderful book shows you how by helping you create and enhance beautiful backyard ecosystems within the garden. Put Read more...

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