Second Nature: A Gardener's Education (Google eBook)
Chosen by the American Horticultural Society as one of the seventy-five greatest books ever written about gardening, "Second Nature" has become a manifesto for rethinking our relationship with nature. With chapter ranging from a reconsideration of the Great American Lawn and a dispatch from one man's war with a woodchuck to reflections on the sexual politics of roses, Pollan captures the rhythms of our everyday engagement with the outdoors in all its glory and exasperation.
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Review: Second Nature: A Gardener's EducationUser Review - Courtney - Goodreads
While there are some interesting nuggets in this book if you are not a gardener it is painful to try and read endless chapters waxing prosaic about weeds, roses and seed catalogs. Read full review
Review: Second Nature: A Gardener's EducationUser Review - Arnav Shah - Goodreads
I didn't quite know what to expect from this book. While gardening isn't something I'm really into, I was curious to hear Pollan's eloquent words given his astute understanding of our food culture ... Read full review