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"A paean to grassy, no-mow landscapes that shiver, shimmer and wave … Greenlee’s easy prose welcomes all comers to aim higher than slabs of pool-table green."
"[This book] is the gold standard when it comes to meadow gardening … I've read endless articles on meadow gardening, and none have given me the depth of information that made me feel confident that this would not be a maintenance nightmare."
Saxon Holt has combined his career as a photographer with a lifelong love of gardening. His work has appeared in dozens of books and gardening magazines. He is a member of the American Society of Media Photographers, the American Society of Picture Professionals, and the Garden Writers of America Association, from which he has received three awards for his photography.
The book is written by a professional landscaper who works, mostly, in California. It is not written for a weekend gardener: I do not understand the terminology he uses. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Marina Sapir
Superb book if you are looking to move from the conventional lawn to a natural and low water "meadow." Lots of great information and many, many colored photos. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Jannie
Beautiful book, great message effectively presented with loads of useful information, so text was as good as the photos.Published 2 months ago by Georgia Jallo
Beautiful book. First saw it at the new meadow garden at Longwood Gardens in Kennett Square, PA. Great resource.Published 3 months ago by Amy Canary
This is an incredible book for anyone with a bit of property, and the energy to create meadows. Ours should be in full bloom next year, and creating a meadow teaches patience.Published 4 months ago by Deborah Mccain
Beautiful photos. Agreed.
The Great American Lawn is a chemical sucking, water sucking wasteland. Agreed. Read more
Great for design ideas. Readers from northern climates should be aware that some of the plants discussed will not be hardy.Published 15 months ago by Steve Claussen
I checked this book out of our local library and loved it so much, that I kept renewing and then realized I had to have my own copy. Read morePublished 17 months ago by Sandrine D. Thompson
This is a great book for anyone contemplating a meadow garden. It gives a blow by blow explanation of how to go about this task with a chapter towards the end on actually planting... Read morePublished 18 months ago by Lorraine T.