The garden awakening : designs to nurture our land & ourselves / Mary Reynolds ; foreword by Larry Korn
- Machine generated contents note: Restoring Wellness -- Sacred Spaces -- Nature is Stronger than Nurture -- Finding Your Roots -- Restoring Health to your Land -- Garden Design -- Gardens as expressions of beauty -- The five elements for designing gardens in partnership with nature -- Design element 1 The tool of intention. Magic uncloaked -- Design element 2 Selecting areas to hold specific intentions -- Design element 3 Designing with the patterns and shapes of nature -- Design element 4 The power of symbols and imagery -- Design element 5 Putting your design on paper -- The Forest Garden -- Forging an alliance -- Listen -- I Never Liked Planting Plans -- Grow Your Own -- Forest Gardening -- Successional Planting -- Forest Gardening in Steps -- The Seven Layers of a Forest Garden -- Bees for Life -- Joe -- Alternative Management Practices -- Mulching -- Ways to Clear the Land -- Lawns and Lawn Maintenance -- Pest Control -- Natural Remedies -- Tonics, Fertilizers, Potting Mixtures and Tree Protection -- The Cultivation and Care of Trees.
- The Garden Awakening is a garden design book with a difference. Drawing inspiration from long-forgotten Irish gardening traditions, Mary Reynolds re-imagines gardens as spaces that work in harmony with nature. Under Mary's gentle guidance you can awaken your garden, nuturing the land to become a beautiful natural space. The Garden Awakening provides: inspiration for garden designs that are in harmony with nature, practical ideas and guidance for creating and maintaining your garden, advice on creating a spiritual space in your garden. Whether you want to bring the energy and atmosphere of wild places into your own garden, are interested in permaculture and forest gardening, or want to create a spiritual space, this book will guide you in embracing the wild way.
- 9780857843135 (hardcover)
- Includes index.
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