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Eden of Sorts by Mitchell, John Hanson
Eden of Sorts: The Natural History of My Feral Garden
by Mitchell, John Hanson
 

The story of how land can blossom?literally?with proper management.

Twenty-five years ago Mitchell cut down a 1 1/2-acre stand of 75-year-old white pines and planted a garden in their place. AN EDEN OF SORTS is a history of the plants and animals that lived on the tract over the next decades, including two generations of half-wild children! What started out as a plot with no more that five or six flowering plants and shrubs, over the years grew into more than a thousand species of plants and animals inhabiting the property. This is a paradoxical yet hopeful narrative of what can happen to a plot of land when it is properly managed.

Full-color illustrations throughout
 
Published 20130603 by Countryman Press, Hardcover, 200 Pages, ISBN: 9781581571721, ISBN-10: 1581571720, List Price $23.95.

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