Five years after the first edition of Landscape Restoration Handbook was published, its natural landscaping and ecological restoration techniques have become standard-and successful-practice throughout the nation. Now, the Landscape Restoration Handbook: Second Edition substantially widens the scope of the original work. Approximately 250 pages larger than the first edition, new and expanded chapters offer guidance on: * Development of natural landscaping and ecological restoration programs * Education, regional planning, and increased biological diversity * Ecological communities species listings * Scientific and common plant names associated with ecological communities * Nurseries that propagate and sell native plants throughout the United States Naturalization has proven to be a "win-win" situation all around. Monetary costs that landowners are saving on maintenance and chemicals also translates to environmental benefits for the greater community. Landscape and golf course architects, urban planners, horticulturists, golf course superintendents and consultants have already put the Landscape Restoration Handbook to the test.
Let the Second Edition bring you up-to-date on the numerous benefits of naturalization.
Naturalizing the Managed Landscape Greenlinks. Principles for Maintaining and Restoring Natural Diversity. Principles and Practices of Natural Landscaping. Principles and Practices of Ecological Restoration. Natural Regions of the United States and Their Dominant Ecological Communities Ecological Restoration Types. Bibliography. Appendix A: Natural Regions and Dominant Ecological Communities. Appendix B: Ecological Restoration Types. Appendix C: Woody and Herbaceous Plant Matrices. Appendix D: Nursery Sources for Native Plants and Seeds. Appendix E: Ecological Restoration Resources (Consultants, Natural Heritage Programs, Organizations, and Web Sites). Appendix F: Regulatory Considerations for Restoring Wetlands.
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