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What do you do when a young moose calf wants to dine on your
freshly planted Lady's Mantle for lunch? What plants can handle a
summer of nearly endless sun? How do you harness the wild beauty of
the north for your own backyard? There's a Moose in My Garden is
the first book to tackle these questions and more with practical,
user-friendly advice from an award-winning gardener. Adams provides
helpful tips for Far Northern gardeners on how to design and
implement successful landscape environments. The book outlines the
entire planning and planting process, covering such aspects as
handling low-angled sun, soft light, expansive vistas, and a cool
Leberecht Migge (1881-1935) was one of the most innovative
landscape architects of the early 20th century. With work ranging
from large urban parks to housing settlements with allotment
gardens, he sought to create functional green spaces that would not
only meet the environmental challenges of the industrial metropolis
but also improve the social conditions of modern life. The
nationalistic rhetoric of 'Garden Culture of the Twentieth Century'
marks it as a political tract of the late Kaiserreich, and its deep
influence within the Siedlung communities of the Weimar era attests
to its lasting cultural impact.
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