Second Nature: A Gardener's Education
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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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - 2wonderY - LibraryThing
This must be one of Pollan's early books, at just the start of his fascination with food writing. His personal history of gardening wasn't particularly engrossing, but his later chapters make up for ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - idiotgirl - LibraryThing
My favorite Pollan book has always been Botany of Desire. And this book is now a close second. I can see how this garden book led to Botany of Desire. The part that human as gardener plays in the ... Read full review