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Beautiful No-Mow Yards: 50 Amazing Lawn Alternatives (Anglais) Broché – 15 février 2012

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A well-written book, appealing and generous with information, and worth adding to the library. --Jill Billington, Gardens Illustrated

Beautiful No-Mow Yards showcases numerous eco-friendly alternatives to that voracious green turf... With drought and the likelihood of hosepipe bans forcing many of us to reconsider our gardening strategies, this book is a useful addition to our library. --Sarah Milliken, Garden Design Journal

If you are a lawn fanatic perhaps this is not the book for you, but if you want to try to reduce your lawned area to experience and cultivate more glorious plants or because you are more eco-minded, there is much to stimulate your interest. --Reckless Gardener

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In addition to over a hundred pages of inspiring examples, Hadden includes detailed profiles for 100 of the best ground plants for replacing lawns, design tips to reduce maintenance, and guidelines for making smaller and more eco-friendly lawns. Problems caused by conventional lawn care are plentiful Innovative ideas for alternate lawns like lively prairie gardens, rain gardens and interactive play spaces Reducing your lawn is eco-friendly

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54 internautes sur 56 ont trouvé ce commentaire utile 
5.0 étoiles sur 5 THE definitive helpful and inspiring work on reducing lawns. 30 mars 2012
Par Susan Harris - Publié sur Amazon.com
Format: Broché
Originally published at GardenRant.com
In the last year or so, we're hearing that there are better uses for our land than turfgrass, that unless it's needed for sport or play, you can save on resources and probably your labor, too, by switching to an array of alternatives - meadows, vegetable gardens, native grasses, and so on.

All good! Well, mostly good - because that well-intentioned advice isn't easy to actually implement, without a LOT more information. Which groundcovers? Which native grasses - and native to where, anyway? How much do the alternatives cost, can they be walked on, and how much work does it really take to maintain them?

My mixed reviews of much of the lawn-free cheering has me wildly cheering the thoroughly researched and honestly reported definitive book about reducing or eliminating lawns by Evelyn Hadden. Beautiful No-Mow Yards contains exactly the kind of info that's needed, and its gorgeous photographs (most by Evelyn and the wonderful Saxon Holt, too) are deeply inspirational to anyone looking to make their yards more interesting, more beautiful, and more wildlife-friendly.

Readers of GardenRant are no strangers to this subject, but may not be familiar with the author. Well, Evelyn is THE original lawn reformer, having written Shrink Your Lawn and created the Less Lawn website back in 2001. She's a pioneer whose cause has caught on.

What's in Beautiful No-Mow Yards

Photos and stories about gardens sunny and shady, flat and hilly, a "shockingly simple meadow garden", a "patio for pennies", rain gardens, edibles, ponds, terraces, hellstrips and more.
"Smarter lawns" using fine fescue mixes, carexes, and other low-resource grass types, including where each type works best and what it takes to install and maintain them.
Real gardeners and the truth about their attempts to replace their lawns, failures and all.
How-to chapters for killing the lawn, designing alternatives, and maintaining them.
An illustrated guide to groundcovers by type.

It's a important, beautiful, and superbly written. Great job!
42 internautes sur 44 ont trouvé ce commentaire utile 
4.0 étoiles sur 5 Out with the lawn! 27 avril 2012
Par Phillip O. - Publié sur Amazon.com
Format: Broché
The decades-old practice of maintaining a boring plot of grass is finally seeing the light of day as homeowners are learning that they are not only labor intensive but bad for the environment as well. There is a fear that the alternatives are expensive and time-consuming but as this book shows, it is not as intimidating as it sounds and there are various types and options to choose from. All types of gardens seem to be covered here - shade, xeric, edible, patios, children's gardens, meadows and prairies, ponds, etc. Part Two discusses ways to achieve a no-mow garden - how to convert a lawn to a garden, how to design it and how to maintain it. Part three profiles plants that can be used and are arranged by mounding, mat-forming, fill-in and minglers. Each type of garden discussed is illustrated with an actual garden and the story behind it. Most of the gardens profiled seem to be in the Minnesota and midwest areas and none in the Southeast region. Still, the same principles apply and most of the same plants can be used.
23 internautes sur 24 ont trouvé ce commentaire utile 
2.0 étoiles sur 5 Good idea, wrong approach 22 juillet 2014
Par sally mcmurry - Publié sur Amazon.com
Format: Broché Achat vérifié
The book has a laudable goal, but its recommendations rely far too heavily on introduced exotics. Using too many nonnatives isn't likely to succeed (witness the author's struggle with white clover) and runs against important currents of thought as voiced by people such as Douglas Tallamy. We need to reduce lawns and replace them with layers of mostly native grasses, perennials, shrubs, and trees.
15 internautes sur 15 ont trouvé ce commentaire utile 
4.0 étoiles sur 5 Detailed, innovative, thorough text, but wishing for more illustrative photos 30 décembre 2012
Par Gen of North Coast Gardening - Publié sur Amazon.com
Format: Broché
If you're the type of person who likes to fully understand the options available to you, you'll love the thorough text in this meaty book. The author goes into great detail on a number of different topics having to do with designing your new lawn-free space.

Hadden begins by talking about living carpets, plants that will form a thick groundcover and give that same open look that a lawn does, while growing tall enough to suppress weeds. She then moves into talking about shade gardens, meadow and prairie gardens, and rain gardens, giving some solutions for each type of space.

Her section on patios includes some helpful photos which give inspiration on some different styles for designing the patio, as well as a lot of practical tips for designing that most people wouldn't think about until AFTER they made a design mistake with unfortunate maintenance or aesthetic consequences. I also really liked her section on play areas, which included some unusual natural spaces that would encourage kids and grown-ups alike to want to be outdoors.

In her section on ponds, Hadden cleverly points out that "a pond can outperform a lawn as a low, open expanse to look across from your home or patio, bringing light, movement, wildlife, and possibilities for play into your garden." This is something that I've seen in my own landscape design practice. In small or skinny areas where maintaining a small lawn can be a real chore, a pond, either natural or in a geometric shape, can instantly add a huge amount of design appeal, yet takes about the same amount of time each month to maintain as a lawn. Most people don't even think of a pond as a lawn alternative, yet it is an elegant and dramatic one.

She also discusses xeric gardens, edible gardens, stroll gardens, and smarter lawns which get a more lawn-like effect without needing so much mowing or care. Towards the end, she talks honestly and clearly about the installation and maintenance processes of some of the techniques she espouses (a refreshing change from many design books, which act as though gardens just maintain themselves), and then has a small encyclopedia, about 30 pages long, of recommended plants. While plant choices in a general sense are so specific to each region, the author does a good job of covering a variety of plants that do well across the country. You will still need to check her recommendations with a local landscape consultant or nursery to make sure that these plants will grow well in your region, but that is the case with plant recommendations in any book.

I have two minor complaints. First, the text is printed smaller than I'd like and is printed in a brown color that is harder to read than black, which leads me to think that perhaps this would be better as a digital edition than on paper, so you can adjust the text size if needed. Second, I wish the publisher had worked with the author to find more photos of design solutions. While there are beautiful photographs on every page, about half of the photos are close-ups of plants or don't reflect the new ideas the author is sharing in her text. I would have liked about half of the photos replaced with more effective ones.

However, the text itself is outstanding; thoughtful, detailed, horticulturally accurate and full of innovative ideas. I love the author's emphasis on environmentally friendly techniques for installing and maintaining your new lawn free space. And I really liked the sheer number of inspiring ideas and different approaches that she suggested. I think that if this book goes into a second edition, I'd recommend a larger hardcover format with glossy pages that would allow the hopefully expanded selection of photographs to shine even better, and the text to have enough space to be more easily scannable.

Overall, if you're a homeowner looking to replace your lawn with something a little bit more useful and interesting, this book would be a great place to start. You'll find the author answers nearly any question you might have about the different styles of garden or planting you'll be considering for your new garden space, so your book will end up dogeared and well used.
49 internautes sur 61 ont trouvé ce commentaire utile 
2.0 étoiles sur 5 Returned as disappointed with mismatch of content and photos 19 avril 2012
Par J in PA - Publié sur Amazon.com
Format: Broché Achat vérifié
Returned as disappointed with mismatch of content and photos. Beautiful photos and great content and ideology that I am all about but not as how-to as I was expecting. Photos while beautiful did not seem to be real examples of what was being discussed. I need how-to on this topic where book talks about x garden and there is picture of x garden.

If I had unlimited resources and space, I would have kept the book but since limited funds and didn't see as how-to resource to reference regularly had to retun. Would purchase as ebook if price was right!
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