||The laziest gardening of all -
letting Mother Nature do the work. I'm so impressed with this book that I've listed it
under 3 categories to be sure you don't miss it.
Gaia's Garden - A Guide to Home-Scale Permaculture - Toby Hemenway -
Welcome to Paradise!
garden filled with edible flowers, bursting with fruit and berries, carpeted
with scented herbs and tangy salad greens, all blended in an eye-catching
palette of color and texture. The flowers also nurture endangered pollinators.
Bright-feathered birds share the abundant berries and gather twigs for their
nearby nests. Each plant plays a role in building soil, deterring pests, storing
nutrients, and luring beneficial insects.
This is not a dream. This is your
Gaia's Garden: A Guide to Home-Scale
Permaculture describes a gardening system that combines the best features of
wildlife habitat, edible landscapes, and conventional flower and vegetable
gardens into a self-renewing landscape that lets nature do most of the work.
Rather than mastering your garden with gas-spewing rototillers and chemical
fertilizers, let Toby Hemenway show you how to create a backyard ecosystem that
balances the needs of humans and nature.
"Gaia's Garden: A Guide to Home-Scale
Permaculture outlines a revolutionary course for the future of gardening and
agriculture. It is organized around the premise that it is possible to
substitute information and human stewardship for hardware, capital,
chemicals, and machines in the growing of foods and the crafting of
landscapes." – John Todd, founder of the New
Alchemy Institute, from the Foreword.
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