Forest & Woodland

Volume 1: Ecological Vision and Theory for Temperate Climate Permaculture
Volume 2: Ecological Design and Practice for Temperate Climate Permaculture
Dave Jacke, w/ Eric Toensmeier.  “The first and 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 temperate climates.  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 tables, illustrations, 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) ..........US $75.00 CAN $105.00
E8806 (Vol. II, hardcover) ..........US $75.00 CAN $105.00
E2608 (2 Volumes, hc) ..........US $150.00 CAN $210.00

Karan Junker.  Drawing on 20+ years of experience 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 structure.  Features: a comprehensive A-Z plant directory to 2000+ woodland plants; extensive planting suggestions; discussions of plants to avoid, and; more.  “…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

THE WOODLAND GARDEN: Planting in Harmony with Nature
Roy Forster, Alex Downie.  A practical “how-to” 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 illustrations, 2003.
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W6113 paperback ..........US $24.95 CAN $35.00

THE AMERICAN WOODLAND GARDEN: Capturing the Spirit of the Deciduous Forest
Rick Darke.  This award-winning author promotes 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.
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A5454 hardcover ..........US $49.95 CAN $62.95

FOREST GARDENING: 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 natural woodland 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, 1996.
F1849 paperback  ..........US $25.00 CAN $31.00
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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, 2000.
H0082 paperback ..........US $30.00 CAN $39.95
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Clarence & Eleanor Birdseye.  Explains inter-relationships of trees, wildflowers, ferns, bacteria and soil of woodlands, suggesting ways of preparing large and small wildflower gardens.  Describes when, where, and how to gather woodland plants.  Adds detailed information on 200+ wildflowers and ferns. 5-3/8 x 8-1/2, 233p, 195 illustrations, 1951.
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G6610 paperback ..........US $8.95 CAN $13.95

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