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The Wild Garden: Expanded Edition

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Description for The Wild Garden: Expanded Edition Hardcover. Envisions a naturalistic approach to gardening. This book advocates the usage of hardy, locally adapted native and exotic plants that are arranged according to local growing conditions. It includes 112 color photographs by Rick Darke. It is intended for those who wish to know how we have arrived at an understanding of gardens. Num Pages: 360 pages, 112 color photos, 4 b/w photos, 3 color paintings, 96 line drawings. BIC Classification: WMQN. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 223 x 224 x 25. Weight in Grams: 1222.
First published in 1870, The Wild Garden challenged the prevailing garden style of the day and advocated a naturalistic style, in which hardy plants, both native and exotic, are arranged in groupings that mimic wild landscapes. Thanks to Robinson’s passionate advocacy, the naturalistic style triumphed, and Robinson's urgent message continues to resonate today. For this newly designed edition, Rick Darke has written an introductory essay that not only underscores Robinson’s importance in the evolution of garden design and ecology, but also explains his relevance for today’s gardeners, designers, and landscape professionals. The book contains over 100 stunning photographs taken by ... Read more

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About William Robinson
Rick Darke is a landscape design consultant, author, lecturer, and photographer based in Pennsylvania who blends art, ecology, and cultural geography in the creation and conservation of livable landscapes. His projects include scenic byways, public gardens, corporate and collegiate campuses, mixed-use conservation developments, and residential gardens. Darke served on the staff of Longwood Gardens for twenty years and received the ... Read more

Reviews for The Wild Garden: Expanded Edition
Will truly inspire you. Originally published in 1870, [it] remained in print for more than 50 years with a message that is just as revolutionary today.
Doug Bergstrom Wenatchee World 20091130 Rick Darke could well be Robinson's reincarnation.
Ailsa Francis Ottawa Citizen 20091205

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