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Suggested Books and Reading:
Tukey, Paul. The Organic Lawn Care Manual. North Adams, MA: Storey Publishing, 2007.
Louv, Richard. Last Child in the Woods: saving our children from nature-deficit disorder. Chapel Hill, NC: Algonquin, 2006.
Louv, Richard. The Nature Principal: human restoration and the end of nature-deficit disorder. Chapel Hill, NC: Algonquin, 2011.
Carson, Rachel. Silent Spring. New York: Houghton Mifflin, 2002.
Tekiela, Stan and Shanberg, Karen. Nature Smart: a family guide to nature. Cambridge MN: Adventure Publications, 1995.
Tallamy, Douglas W. Bringing Nature Home: how you can sustain wildlife with native plants. Portland OR: Timber Press, 2009.
Steiner, Lynn M. Landscaping with Native Plants of Wisconsin. Mpls, MN: Voyageur Press, 2007.
Grissell, Eric. Insects and Gardens in Pursuit of a Garden Ecology. Portland OR: Timber Press, 200l.
The Xerces Society Guide. Attracting Native Pollinators. North Adams MA: Storey Publishing, 2011.
Hadden, Evelyn J. Beautiful no-mow yards: 50 amazing lawn alternatives. Portland, OR: Timber Press, 2012.
Penick, Pam. Lawn gone!: low-maintenance, sustainable, attractive alternatives for your yard. New York: Ten Speed Press, 2013.
Primeau, Liz. Front Yard Gardens: growing more than grass. Buffalo, NY: Firefly Books, 2003.
Davitt, Keith. Hardscaping: how to use structures, pathways, patios & ornaments in your garden. New York: Sterling, 2006.
Lindsay, Senga. Edible landscaping: urban food gardens that look great. Madeira Park, BC, Harbour, 2012
Bennett, Leslie and Bittner, Stefani. The Beautiful edible garden: design a stylish outdoor space using vegetables, fruits and herbs. New York: Ten Speed Press, 2013.
Tepe, Emily. The edible landscape: creating a beautiful and bountiful garden with vegetables, fruits and flowers. Mpls, MN: Voyageur Press, 2013.
Flowerdew, Bob. Weeding without chemicals. New York: Skyhorse Publishers, 2012.
Gift, Nancy. Good weed, bad weed: who’s who, what to do, and why some deserve a second chance. Pittsburgh: St Lynns Press, 2011.
Campbell, Stu. Let it rot!: the gardener’s guide to composting. Pownal, VT: Storey Communications, 1998.
Adelman, Charlotte & Schwartz, Bernard L. The Midwestern Native Garden. Athens OH: Ohio University Press, 2011.
Zimmerman, Catherine. urban & suburban Meadows. Silver Springs MD: Matrix Media Press, 2010.
Minnich, Jerry. 2010 The Wisconsin Garden Guide. Neenah,WI.: Big Earth Publishing