Book Signing – ‘Garden Revolution’ with Larry Weaner
Blue Water Baltimore and The Ivy Bookshop are proud to co-host a book signing with Larry Weaner, author of the hit new landscape and garden book Garden Revolution: How Our Landscapes Can Be a Source of Environmental Change.
Join us at 7:00 pm on July 27, 2016 at The Ivy Bookshop for a reading, question and answer period, and book signing.
About the Book
A successful garden is rewarding, stimulating, and environmentally friendly. Unfortunately, traditional gardening practices don’t often deliver on that promise. Not only are these outdated methods resource- and time-consuming, they result in gardens that are weedy, labor-intensive, and at odds with wildlife and local ecosystems.
For decades, Larry Weaner has been at the forefront of ecological landscape design. With horticulturist Thomas Christopher, he shows us how to garden in a way that is responsible, exciting, and revolutionary. By understanding the ecological processes of change in our native landscapes and incorporating them into our designs, we can create beautiful, dynamic landscapes that require less labor and are more aesthetically rewarding and environmentally sound.
The book abounds in practical advice. For example, instead of yanking weeds, cut them off at ground level so that more weed seeds aren’t brought to the surface. Rather than amending your soil, simply choose plants that are adapted to your site—they’ll thrive and keep invasive plants from gaining a foothold. Forget about dividing and replanting; just allow your plants to establish pleasing patterns that evolve over the years.
The stunning landscapes and easy-to-follow techniques showcased in this book will forever change the way you think about what a garden should do and be. Forget about nonstop weeding, fertilizing, and watering. It’s time for a garden revolution.
The Ivy has generously agreed to donate 10% of book sales to Blue Water Baltimore, so please RSVP by emailing [email protected] or by calling 410.377.2966.