Lawns into Meadows

Growing a Regenerative Landscape

Paperback, 157 pages

Published by Stone Pier Press.

ISBN:
9780998862378
No rating (0 reviews)

Landscape designer Owen Wormser explains how to replace the deadscape we call lawn with low-maintenance, eco-friendly meadows. This is a how-to book on meadow-making that's also about sustainability, regeneration, and beauty.

In a world where lawns have wreaked havoc on our natural ecosystems, meadows offer a compelling solution. It is garden landscaping that is beautiful, all year round.

Meadows establish wildlife and pollinator habitats, are low-maintenance and low-cost, have a built-in resilience that helps them weather climate extremes, and can draw down and store far more carbon dioxide than any manicured lawn.

Wormser describes how to plant an organic meadow garden or traditional meadow, that’s right for your site. His book includes guidance on:

-Preparing your plot -Designing your meadow -Planting without using synthetic chemicals -Growing 21 starter native grasses and wildflowers, including butterfly weed, smooth blue aster, purple coneflower, wild bergamot, and many more.

He also includes tips on …

1 edition

Lists