Books about ‘Healthier Yards’2018-12-11T20:27:18+00:00

Books that promote ‘Healthy Yards’

There are many books written about gardening and landscaping. A growing number of them address the issues of climate change, sustainability and wildlife. We gladly recommend all these titles.

Climate-Wise Landscaping: Practical Actions for a Sustainable Future

By: Sue Reed and Ginny Stibolt

Bringing Nature Home: How You Can Sustain Wildlife with Native Plants

By: Douglas Tallamy

The Living Landscape: Designing for Beauty and Biodiversity in the Home Garden

By: Rick Darke and Douglas Tallamy

 

Planting in a Post-Wild World: Designing Plant Communities for Resilient Landscapes

By: Thomas Rainer and Claudia West

Planting Native to Attract Birds to Your Yard

By: Sharon Sorenson

 

The California Native Landscape: The Homeowner’s Design Guide to Restoring Its Beauty and Balance

By Greg Rubin and Lucy Warren 

 

Rambunctious Garden: Saving Nature in a Post-Wild World

By: Emma Marris

 

 

Planting, A New Perspective

By Piet Oudolf and Noel Kingsbury

 

Noah’s Garden, Restoring the Ecology of our Backyards

By: Sara Stein

 

 

The Naturalist’s Notebook: An Observation Guide and 5-Year Calendar-Journal for Tracking Changes in the Natural World around You

by Nathaniel T. Wheelwright, Bernd Heinrich

Fire the Landscaper: How Landscapers, HOAs, and Cultural Norms Are Poisoning Our Properties 

Gardening for Sustainability 

Beautiful No-Mow Yards: 50 Amazing Lawn Alternatives 

The Humane Gardener: Nurturing a Backyard Habitat for Wildlife