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Planting in a post-wild world : designing plant communities for resilient landscapes, Thomas Rainer and Claudia West

Label
Planting in a post-wild world : designing plant communities for resilient landscapes
Title
Planting in a post-wild world
Title remainder
designing plant communities for resilient landscapes
Statement of responsibility
Thomas Rainer and Claudia West
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
An "alternative to traditional horticulture: designed plantings that function like naturally occurring plant communities. Thomas Rainer and Claudia West, two leading voices in ecological landscape design, reveal how plants fit together in nature and how to use this knowledge to create landscapes that are resilient, beautiful, and diverse."--Page 4 of cover
Cataloging source
DNAL/DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Rainer, Thomas
Dewey number
712
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
West, Claudia
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Gardens
  • Plant communities
Label
Planting in a post-wild world : designing plant communities for resilient landscapes, Thomas Rainer and Claudia West
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (page 258) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Principles of designed plant communities -- The inspiration of the wild -- The design process -- Creating and managing a plant community
  • Introduction: Nature as it was, nature as it could be. A new optimism : the future of planting design ; Bridging the gap between nature and our gardens ; The inspiration of naturally occurring plant communities ; Connecting with our memory of nature -- Principles of designed plant communities. Developing an understanding ; What makes a designed plant community different? ; The role of native species ; Essential principles -- The inspiration of the wild. Our wild hearts ; Landscape archetypes ; Grasslands ; Woodlands and shrublands ; Forests ; Edges -- The design process. Honoring the three essential relationships ; Relating plants to place ; Relating plants to people ; Relating plants to other plants -- Creating and managing a plant community. Site preparation : the design process continues ; Installation : using a plant's natural growth cycle to your advantage ; Efficient and successful planting ; Creative management : keeping designs legible and functional -- Conclusion. A meditation on three gardens ; Why designed plant communities? Why now?
Control code
ocn910073224
Dimensions
27 cm
Extent
271 pages
Isbn
9781604695533
Lccn
2015019338
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color)
System control number
(OCoLC)910073224
Label
Planting in a post-wild world : designing plant communities for resilient landscapes, Thomas Rainer and Claudia West
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (page 258) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Principles of designed plant communities -- The inspiration of the wild -- The design process -- Creating and managing a plant community
  • Introduction: Nature as it was, nature as it could be. A new optimism : the future of planting design ; Bridging the gap between nature and our gardens ; The inspiration of naturally occurring plant communities ; Connecting with our memory of nature -- Principles of designed plant communities. Developing an understanding ; What makes a designed plant community different? ; The role of native species ; Essential principles -- The inspiration of the wild. Our wild hearts ; Landscape archetypes ; Grasslands ; Woodlands and shrublands ; Forests ; Edges -- The design process. Honoring the three essential relationships ; Relating plants to place ; Relating plants to people ; Relating plants to other plants -- Creating and managing a plant community. Site preparation : the design process continues ; Installation : using a plant's natural growth cycle to your advantage ; Efficient and successful planting ; Creative management : keeping designs legible and functional -- Conclusion. A meditation on three gardens ; Why designed plant communities? Why now?
Control code
ocn910073224
Dimensions
27 cm
Extent
271 pages
Isbn
9781604695533
Lccn
2015019338
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color)
System control number
(OCoLC)910073224

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