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Stalking the wild amaranth : gardening in the age of extinction

Author: Janet Marinelli
Publisher: New York : Henry Holt, 1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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In a seven-year search, the author decided "that contemporary gardening is out of whack with the theories evolving on the frontiers of science and philosophy. ... She fleshes out a vision for a new, ecologically wise landscape art, ultimately disagreeing with those who insist that growing native plants is the be-all and end-all of contemporary horticulture."--Jacket.
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Named Person: Janet Marinelli; Janet Marinelli
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Janet Marinelli
ISBN: 0805044159 9780805044157
OCLC Number: 37640406
Description: viii, 238 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Garden place --
Aliens, clones, and the origin of species --
Garden angst --
Gardens that act like nature --
Gardens within the garden --
The garden room --
The indoor garden --
The wild garden --
The front garden --
The kitchen garden --
The soil garden --
The water garden --
The machine in the garden --
The garden of ashes.
Responsibility: Janet Marinelli ; drawings by Stephen K-M. Tim.
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In a seven-year search, the author decided "that contemporary gardening is out of whack with the theories evolving on the frontiers of science and philosophy. ... She fleshes out a vision for a new, ecologically wise landscape art, ultimately disagreeing with those who insist that growing native plants is the be-all and end-all of contemporary horticulture."--Jacket.

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