Getting the balance right: nature + reality. We don’t live as it was we live as it is.
“As practical as it is poetic…an optimistic call to action.”—The Chicago Tribune
This powerful guide presents a powerful alternative to traditional horticulture—designed plantings that function like naturally occurring plant communities. Thomas Rainer and Claudia West, two leading voices in ecological landscape design, reveal how plants fit together in nature and how to use this knowledge to create landscapes that are resilient, beautiful, and diverse. As practical as it is inspiring,Planting in a Post-Wild World is an optimistic manifesto pointing the way to the future of planting design.