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Book Data

ISBN: 9780977804511
Year Added to Catalog: 2003
Book Format: Paperback
Book Art: references, appendices, bibliography, index, b&w illustrations by Mary Frances Fenton, glossary, annotated
Number of Pages: 5.5 x 8, 162 pages
Book Publisher: Flower Press
Old ISBN: 0942256107
Release Date: November 15, 2006
Web Product ID: 42

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Wired Magazine

Geek Gardening: A Wired Guide To Domestic Terraforming

By Domenique Browning

May 24, 2010

Gardeners are among the world’s most charming snobs. Rightly so: As with music and mathematics, the more you know, the more elegant your work. Erudition is valued, and so is a smattering of pretension. If you are a geek looking to put down roots, welcome to gardening. We offer you common ground. Think of it as localized terraforming, if that helps.

Before you start, though, contemplate your knees and knuckles, and get ready for hard, sweaty work. As with making babies, people can’t really imagine what they are getting into when they plan to tangle with the trowels and hoses. The sketches and explanations on the following pages will inspire you to stake out, nurture, and defend your tiny patch of Earth, feed your loved ones, and even sequester a bit of carbon. How smart is that?

Read the whole article here.

Access the bibliography here.

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