The evergreen classic on ecological gardening, whatever size your garden!
Over a quarter of a million copies sold worldwide!
Working with Nature, not against her, results in more beautiful, abundant and resilient gardens.
In the revised, second edition of Gaia's Garden, Toby Hemenway extends his expert knowledge of permaculture to urban and suburban landscapes. A perfect beginner's guide to ecological gardening, Gaia's Garden dispels the notion that meaningful gardening can only take place on a large piece of land with lots of space to grow.
Readers can expect step-by-step instructions on:
Building and maintaining soil fertility and structure
Catching and conserving water in the landscape
Providing habitat for beneficial insects, birds and animals
Growing an edible forest that yields seasonal fruits, nuts and other foods
Whatever size garden you have to work with, you can apply basic permaculture principles to make it more diverse, more natural, more productive and more beautiful. Rewild your garden today with the ecological tools/principles for a better tomorrow!