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Thomas Christopher has been reporting on gardening and environmental issues for more than twenty-five years. He has written for a wide range of publications including the Daily Telegraph, The New York Times and Martha Stewart Living. He is also the author of Water-Wise Gardening and writes a blog about sustainable gardening called Green PerspectivesA" for the New York Botanical Garden.

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A good choice for gardeners with a wide range of experience--new growers and veterans alike will be able to learn something.--Margaret Heller "Library Journal " A radical revamp of how we approach yard care.--Bill Daley "Chicago Tribune " ...Both passionate gardeners and those interested in the environment will find it an invaluable resource for better understanding today's hottest topics in sustainable landscape practices Both passionate gardeners and those interested in the environment will find it an invaluable resource for better understanding today s hottest topics in sustainable landscape practices" "For anyone, from newbies to experts. . . . There's much to learn in The New American Landscape." --Kirkus Review "A good choice for gardeners with a wide range of experience--new growers and veterans alike will be able to learn something." --Library Journal "It may sound strange, but after reading this book, this reviewer felt that it seemed overdue. . . . An interesting blend of academics, prominent landscape horticulturalists, nursery workers, and designers. . . . lead readers through a diverse discussion of how sustainability can enter and improve gardens. Recommended." --Choice "A radical revamp of how we approach yard care." --Chicago Tribune "Practical, clearly organized, and well-illustrated, this will be a great resource for gardeners of all levels of expertise." --Reference and Research Book News "Both passionate gardeners and those interested in the environment will find [this book] an invaluable resource for better understanding today's hottest topics in sustainable landscape practices." --Pacific Horticulture "Some of the most balanced and thorough writing about sustainability issues in the landscape that I've seen." --MattGoesGreen.com "This how-to guide clearly demonstrates how gardeners' sustainable practices can positively shape our shared environment." --The Dirt "It's an impressive range of talent, and the subjects they write about affect gardeners everywhere." --Kate Campbell's Word Garden For anyone, from newbies to experts. . . . There s much to learn in The New American Landscape. Kirkus Review A good choice for gardeners with a wide range of experience new growers and veterans alike will be able to learn something. Library Journal It may sound strange, but after reading this book, this reviewer felt that it seemed overdue. . . . An interesting blend of academics, prominent landscape horticulturalists, nursery workers, and designers. . . . lead readers through a diverse discussion of how sustainability can enter and improve gardens. Recommended. Choice A radical revamp of how we approach yard care. Chicago Tribune Practical, clearly organized, and well-illustrated, this will be a great resource for gardeners of all levels of expertise. Reference and Research Book News Both passionate gardeners and those interested in the environment will find [this book] an invaluable resource for better understanding today s hottest topics in sustainable landscape practices. Pacific Horticulture Some of the most balanced and thorough writing about sustainability issues in the landscape that I ve seen. MattGoesGreen.com This how-to guide clearly demonstrates how gardeners sustainable practices can positively shape our shared environment. The Dirt It s an impressive range of talent, and the subjects they write about affect gardeners everywhere. Kate Campbell s Word Garden"

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