"Practical, clearly organized, and well-illustrated, this will be a great resource for gardeners of all levels of expertise."
A good choice for gardeners with a wide range of experience—new growers and veterans alike will be able to learn something.
(The Dirt (ASLA blog)
This how-to guide clearly demonstrates how gardeners’ sustainable practices can positively shape our shared environment.
A radical revamp of how we approach yard care.
(Kate Campbell's Word Garden
It's an impressive range of talent, and the subjects they write about affect gardeners everywhere.
This is some of the most balanced and thorough writing about sustainability issues in the landscape that I’ve seen.
“[F]or anyone, from newbies to experts… there’s much to learn in The New American Landscape.”
“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.”
…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
About the Author
Thomas Christopher has been reporting on gardening and environmental issues for more than twenty-five years, writing for a wide range of publications including the New York Times, Martha Stewart Living, and Britain’s Daily Telegraph. He is the author of Water-Wise Gardening, a guide to new styles of gardening emerging from the need to conserve this resource. A graduate of the New York Botanical Garden School of Professional Horticulture, he contributes a blog about sustainable gardening, Green Perspectives, to the garden’s website. He is the editor of The New American Landscape.