Redesigning the American Lawn: A Search for Environmental Harmony

Redesigning the American Lawn: A Search for Environmental Harmony

by F. Herbert Bormann, Diana Balmori, Gordon T. Geballe
     
 
The authors in this book argue that our dedication to maintaining beautiful lawns is contributing to the serious environmental problems facing the planet, and they offer strategies for creating and caring for aesthetically pleasing and ecologically sound lawns. This new edition updates the original text and adds a chapter and illustrations showing what progress has

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The authors in this book argue that our dedication to maintaining beautiful lawns is contributing to the serious environmental problems facing the planet, and they offer strategies for creating and caring for aesthetically pleasing and ecologically sound lawns. This new edition updates the original text and adds a chapter and illustrations showing what progress has been made in the ecological management of landscapes over the past decade.

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Anne Raver
extremely readable . . . the origins of the addiction to lawns, and why Americans should kick the habit.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780300061970
Publisher:
Yale University Press
Publication date:
01/28/1995
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
184
Product dimensions:
5.47(w) x 8.19(h) x 0.56(d)

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