Volume 1: Ecological Vision and Theory
Volume 2: Ecological Design and
Practice for Temperate
Dave Jacke, w/ Eric Toensmeier. “The
most definitive book on forest gardening theory and
practice in North America.”
Two-volume manual spells out and explores the key
concepts of forest ecology
and applies them to the needs of natural gardeners in
Volume I lays out the vision of the forest garden and
explains the basic
ecological principles that make it work. Volume II
moves on to practical
considerations: concrete ways to design, establish, and
maintain a forest
garden. Presents case studies and examples, plus
and a “plant matrix” that lists hundreds of the best
edible and useful
species. The volumes together offer an advanced
course in ecological
gardening. Vol. I – 8-1/2 x 11, 396p, full color,
b&w charts &
illustrations, 2005; Vol. II - 8-1/2 x 11, 672p, full
color, b&w charts
& illustrations, 2005. OVERSIZE.
E8792 (Vol. I, hardcover)
E8806 (Vol. II, hardcover)
E2608 (2 Volumes, hc) ..........US
WITH WOODLAND PLANTS
Karan Junker. Drawing on 20+ years
running a thriving woodland nursery, Junker provides
advice to gardeners
at all levels of experience on the unique challenges
of woodland gardening,
including managing light levels, choosing the right
plant for the right
place, and achieving the well-balanced soil
a comprehensive A-Z plant directory to 2000+ woodland
planting suggestions; discussions of plants to avoid,
“…An authoritative and encyclopedic guide to the
spectacular variety and
beauty of woodland plants” – Booklist. 7-3/8 x
10-3/8, 384p, 352
color photos, 2007. OVERSIZE.
G8211 hardcover ..........US
$39.95 CAN $55.95
GARDEN: Planting in Harmony with Nature
Roy Forster, Alex Downie. A
guide to creating a natural "woodland" in almost any
size garden, anywhere
in North America. Features hundreds of plant
species ideally suited
for the four layers of the forest (trees, shrubs,
vines and ground covers).
Everything you need to get started.
Easy-to-follow, clearly illustrated.
9-3/4 x 9-3/4, 192p, 80 color photos, b&w
title has gone
out of print - only 1 copy remaining!
W6113 paperback ..........US
$24.95 CAN $35.00
WOODLAND GARDEN: Capturing the Spirit of the
Rick Darke. This award-winning
and illustrates a garden aesthetic based on the
strengths and opportunities
of the woodland. An alphabetical listing of
woodland plants offers
useful advice for every garden emphasizing native
trees, shrubs, vines,
ferns, grasses, sedges, and flowering perennials that
fit the forest aesthetic.
Photos show both the natural palette of plants in the
wild and the effects
achieved with them in garden settings. 10 x 11, 378p,
738 color photos,
4 color charts, 2 line drawings, 1 map, 2002. OVERSIZE.
this title has gone
out of print and is no longer available.
A5454 hardcover ..........
$49.95 CAN $62.95
Cultivating an Edible Landscape
Robert Hart. An English classic
updated for North
America. A good introduction to
permaculture. Create your own
perennial food-producing garden based on a model of a
with its many levels of growth from ground covers to
tree canopies. 5-3/8
x 8-3/8, 224p, color photos, b&w illustrations,
F1849 paperback ..........
$17.95 CAN $23.95........ only 2 copies remaining!
HOW TO MAKE
A FOREST GARDEN
Patrick Whitefield. An "all you
need to know" guide
to creating a forest garden - a food-producing garden
based on the model
of a natural woodland or forest. Contains
descriptions of 100+ plants,
from fruit and nut trees, fruit bushes to perennial
vegetables and herbs.
It can be tailored to fit any space, from a tiny urban
backyard to a large
rural garden. 8 x 11, 184p, b&w photos, drawings,
H0082 paperback ..........
$25.00 CAN $32.00........ only 2 copies remaining!
Clarence & Eleanor Birdseye.
of trees, wildflowers, ferns, bacteria and soil of
ways of preparing large and small wildflower
gardens. Describes when,
where, and how to gather woodland plants. Adds
on 200+ wildflowers and ferns. 5-3/8 x 8-1/2, 233p,
title has gone
out of print - limited quantity available.
G6610 paperback ..........US
$8.95 CAN $13.95