Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Statement||John Greenlee ; photography by Saxon Holt.|
|LC Classifications||SB439 .G737 2009|
|The Physical Object|
|LC Control Number||2009019438|
"[The American Meadow Garden] is an invitation to experiment with regionally specific grasses in colors ranging from chartreuse, purple and ochre to metallic blue." Marin Independent Journal "Greenlee brings inspiration and know-how together in this part coffee table book, part how-to guide."Author: John Greenlee. A perennial butterfly and bee magnet, this native wildflower is extremely easy to grow and looks equally at home in the garden, meadow, or vase. Leave your Purple Coneflower planting in place over the winter to attract goldfinches and other songbirds. % pure, non-GMO, neonicotinoid-free seeds are guaranteed to grow. Excerpt: 'The American Meadow Garden' John Greenlee's The American Meadow Garden, is a paen to grassy, no-mow landscapes that shiver, shimmer and ee's spent decades in revolt against. After reading the American Meadow Garden, I feel positively free to dig up my lawn and replace it with a wonderland of ornamental grasses and native perennials. I have been gardening on the East Coast for over 25 years and have been huge fan of John Greenlee's West Coast work/5.
The American Meadow Garden: Creating a Natural Alternative to the Traditional Lawn (Timber Press) teaches you how. Says John, "There are no limits. You can do this anywhere." John has done the legwork of finding nursery sources in 24 states that are growing the plants mentioned in the book. The American Meadow Garden was published in , but the relevance of the information and ideas within its covers increases every year. The American Meadow Garden: Creating a Natural Alternative to the Traditional Lawn, by John Greenlee, Timber Press The American Meadow Garden is a bold step in re-defining our outdoor environment. Here is a book that informs and instructs us how to use a meadow garden as an alternative for a lawn. Neat green lawns are becoming an albatross and an Edition: 1st. The American Meadow Garden Creating A Natural Alternative to the Traditional Lawn (Book): Greenlee, John: If there's one lesson every homeowner must learn, it's this: The traditional lawn is a huge, time consuming, synthetic-chemical sucking mistake. The time has come to look for new ways to create friendly, livable spaces around our homes.