Noah's Garden: Restoring the Ecology of Our Own Backyards

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Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, Apr 24, 1995 - Gardening - 294 pages
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Published to rave reviews in 1993, Noah's Garden shows us how our landscape style of neat yards and gardens has devastated suburban ecology, wiping out entire communities of plants and animals by stripping bare their habitats and destroying their food supplies. When Stein realized what her intensive efforts at making a traditional garden had done, she set out to "ungarden." Her book interweaves an account of her efforts with an explanation of the ecology of gardens. Noah's Garden has become the bible of the new environmental gardening movement, and the author is one of its most popular spokespersons.
  

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Review: Noah's Garden: Restoring the Ecology of Our Own Backyards

User Review  - Adam Kranz - Goodreads

Less a how-to and more a belle-lettres ode to native habitat gardening. Stein does an excellent job sharing her experiences developing her backyard into a near-mimic of the wild forests of New England ... Read full review

Review: Noah's Garden: Restoring the Ecology of Our Own Backyards

User Review  - Adam - Goodreads

Less a how-to and more a belle-lettres ode to native habitat gardening. Stein does an excellent job sharing her experiences developing her backyard into a near-mimic of the wild forests of New England ... Read full review

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Contents

Unbecoming a Gardener
11
The Lay of the Land
21
What Mrs Dana Saw
34
Fruits in Their Season
52
The Aphid on the Rose
98
Where the Gone Goose Went
120
In Respect of Grass
136
To Plant a Prairie
154
In Memoriam
173
Smiles of Vanished Woods
191
Revisitations
211
Home Comes the Bluebird 2 36
239
Appendix
257
Index
285
Copyright

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Noah's Garden; ISBN-10: 0395709407
ISBN-13/EAN: 9780395709405; $14.00 ISBN-10: 0395709407 Trade Paperback; 304 pages Publication Date: 04/24/1995 Trim Size: 5.50 x 8.25 Carton Quantity: 48 ...
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A Conversation with Sara Stein
With Cindy Crosby. In this conversation, Sara Stein shares with Journal readers some of her gardening philosophy, a few tips for native landscapers, ...
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Noah's Garden, Restoring the Ecology of Our Own Backyards - Sarah ...
Stein describes the transformation of her own backyard in Westchester from monoculture to haven for native plants and animals in this eloquent testimonial
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The New York Times > National > Sara Stein, Garden Advocate for ...
Sara Stein, an influential advocate for gardening with native plants, died Feb. 25 at her home in Vinalhaven, Me. She was 69
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Hickman
With the publication of this book Sara Stein's unintended trilogy was complete. What started out as a straightforward botany for gardeners (My Weeds, 1988), ...
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Countryside & Small Stock Journal: Noah's Garden: Restoring the ...
Noah's Garden: Restoring the Ecology of Our Own Back Yards. (book reviews). Di Falco, Robert. By Sara Stein, 1993, Houghton Mifflin Company, $21.95. ...
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Noah's Garden, Sara Stein. 1992. Houghton Mifflin, Boston, MA. 256 ...
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lesslawn Reading List: Garden Essay Books
Noah's Garden: Restoring the Ecology of Our Own Back Yards (ISBN: 0395709407): $ This breakthrough book puts the ecology back into gardening. ...
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In memoriam--Sara Stein - Wildlife Garden Forum - gardenweb
This forum is meant for those creating gardens hospitable to wildlife. So if you're trying to attract butterflies or hummingbirds, or just want to welcome ...
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Recommended Gardening Books
Noah's Garden : Restoring the Ecology of Our Own Back Yards (C) 1995. Planting Noah's Garden : Further Adventures in Backyard Ecology (C) 1997 ...
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About the author (1995)

Sara Stein is the author of many books, including My Weeds, The Evolution Book, The Science Book, and, of course, Noah's Garden. She lives in Pound Ridge, New York.

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