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Book Data

ISBN: 9781603580298
Year Added to Catalog: 2008
Book Format: Paperback
Book Art: Color photos & illustrations
Dimensions: 8 x 10
Number of Pages: 320
Book Publisher: Chelsea Green Publishing
Release Date: April 29, 2009
Web Product ID: 442

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Table of Contents

List of Tables

Preface to the Second Edition


Part One: The Garden as Ecosystem

1. Introducing the Ecological Garden

2. A Gardener’s Ecology

3. Designing the Ecological Garden


Part Two: The Pieces of the Ecological Garden

4. Bringing the Soil to Life

5. Catching, Conserving, and Using Water

6. Plants for Many Uses

7. Bringing in the Bees, Birds, and Other Helpful Animals


Part Three: Assembling the Ecological Garden

8. Creating Communities for the Garden

9. Designing Garden Guilds

10. Growing a Food Forest

11. Permaculture Gardening in the City

12. Pop Goes the Garden


Appendix: A Sampling of Useful Plants






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