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The Conscientious Gardener: Cultivating a Garden Ethic

Sarah Hayden Reichard ; foreword by Peter Raven
Format
Book
Published
Berkeley : University of California Press, c2011.
Language
English
Variant Title
Cultivating a garden ethic
ISBN
9780520267404 (cloth : acid-free paper), 0520267400 (cloth : acid-free paper)
Summary
Explores how various gardening tasks impact the environment and offers suggestions on how gardeners can ensure they have a minimal impact by reducing their gardening footprint while still enjoying their hobby.
Contents
  • The skin of the earth
  • Water, our most precious resource
  • Should you go native?
  • Aliens among us
  • The wild kingdom
  • Preventing and managing pests
  • Confronting climate change
  • Recycle, reduce, reuse, repurpose
  • Epilogue : toward a garden ethic
  • Appendix : global list of invasive garden plants.
Description
ix, 254 p. : ill. ; 21 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (p. 230-242) and index.
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