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A Native Plants Reader

A Native Plants Reader

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This Volume Presents A Collection Of Narratives Extolling The Virtues Of Native Plantings, Outlining Their Fundamental Contributions To Our Natural Ecosystems, Detailing Our Connections With Them, Describing The Perils They Currently Face, And Advocating For Their Preservation In The Garden And Larger Landscape. Full Of Adventures And Insights From Scientists, Gardeners, And Writers Working In The Trenches With Native Plants, The Essays Are Designed To Address And Engage Both Gardeners And Non Gardening Nature Lovers Alike. The 16 Essays Are Loosely Grouped Into Four Themed Sections: Defining And Collecting, Native Plants In Nature, ': Native Plants In Gardens, And Native Plants In Public. Defining Native Plant / Niall Dunne -- Invasive Plants And Weeds / Sarah Reichard -- Early Botanical Exploration And Discovery In The Northeast / James L. Reveal -- The Metropolitan Flora / Susan K. Pell And Steven Glenn -- New York City's Vanished Natives / Mariellé Anzelone And Wendy Hollender -- Seasons Of A Seed Collector / Heather Liljengren -- Nibbling On Natives / Russ Cohen -- Restoring Native Communities / Myla Aronson -- The Future Of My Forest / Bernd Heinrich -- Major Threats To Native Forest / Niall Dunne -- Conservation In The Age Of Climate Change / Janet Marinelli -- Designing A Restoration Garden / Judith Larner Lowry -- Welcoming Wildlife Into The Garden / Douglas W. Tallamy -- Adventures In Native Plant Propagation / William Cullina -- Stopping Garden Plant Invasions / Sarah Reichard -- Native Alternatives For Notorious Invaders / C. Colston Burrell -- Creating Connections With Native Plants / Mariellé Anzelone -- The Native Flora Garden / Uli Lorimer. Niall Dunne, Editor. Includes Bibliographical References (p. 110-111) And Index.

Authors : Dunne, Niall., Brooklyn Botanic Garden

Publisher : Brooklyn Botanic Garden

Published Year : 2012

Format : print - Paperback, 120 pages

Subject : Endemic plants, Endemic plants--United States, Native plant gardening, SB439 .N37 2012, 635.951/73

Language : English

Dimensions : 119 p. : ill. (chiefly col.), col. maps, 1 port. ; 23 cm.

ISBN : 1889538809

ISBN13 : 9781889538808

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