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We are the ark : returning our gardens to their true nature through acts of restorative kindness  Cover Image Book Book

We are the ark : returning our gardens to their true nature through acts of restorative kindness / Mary Reynolds ; illustrations by Ruth Evans.


"We Are the Ark asks readers to have a sweeping change of vision for our relationship with our gardens. To inspire people to look at what we can do for the earth and all her kin, rather than seeing our patches of the planet as 'outdoor rooms' for our pleasure or 'blank pallets' for our creative visions. To Ark their land and restore a network of native plants instead of 'low maintenance' burdens. It aspires to get all schools on board. From the smallest children up to university level. To inspire them to give their unused land and corners here and there back to nature. To get local governments and commercial and corporate landowners onboard to return unused 'maintained' land back to its true nature, to support life. Ultimately, We Are the Ark asks people to build a patchwork quilt of healed land and water that will wrap its way around the globe and to reform the world of gardening into a network of nature sanctuaries. In a matter of a few short years this will reach a critical mass that will shift the consciousness of the rest of our planet's humans, giving us a real shot at restoring the earth back to health and harmony" -- Provided by publisher.

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  • ISBN: 9781643261782
  • Physical Description: 275 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
  • Publisher: Portland, Oregon : Timber Press, 2022.

Content descriptions

Formatted Contents Note:
Subject: Sustainable agriculture.
Sustainable horticulture.
Green movement.

Available copies

  • 1 of 1 copy available at Consortium of Ohio Libraries. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Community Library (Sunbury).


  • 0 current holds with 1 total copy.
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Community Library (Sunbury) 630.2086 Rey (Text) 30210313163254 New Books Available -

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