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Natural Landscaping: Designing with Native Plant Communities

Handbook / Manual

By: John Diekelmann and Robert M Schuster

300 pages, 54 col photos and 299 b/w photos, 69 illus

University of Wisconsin Press

Paperback | May 2002 | Edition: 2 | #129897 | ISBN: 0299173240
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This updated and expanded edition focuses on plant communities and approaches landscape design as the establishment of natural ecosystems, rather than the mere planting of specimens. US orientated.

[Makes] landscaping with native plants a promise of nature's beauty at one's doorstep. - Joan Lee Faust, The New York Times*

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John Diekelmann is a licensed architect and a graduate landscape architect. Among his most notable projects are the architectural plans for the Adler Planetarium Extension in Chicago and the landscape master plans for the Wisconsin chapter of the Nature Conservancy. Robert Schuster is a writer and educator who has participated in many projects restoring natural plant communities. He is director of the Simonds Center for Instruction and Research in Nursing at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

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