recommended reading list

Planning & design:
The Power of Place – James A. Swan
Building with the Breath of Life – Tom Bender
City & Soul – James Hillman
Rain Gardens: Managing Water Sustainably in the Garden and Designed Landscape – Dunnett & Clayden

Plants, soil & insects:
Native Plants of the Northeast – Leopold
Bringing Nature Home: How Native Plants Sustain Wildlife in Our Gardens – Dr. Doug Tallamy
Teaming with Microbes: A Gardener’s Guide to the Soil Food Web – Lowenfels & Lewis
The Voice of the Infinite in the Small – Joanne Lauck
The Earth Moved: On the Remarkable Achievements of Earthworms – Amy Stewart
The Sound of a Wild Snail Eating – Elisabeth Tova Bailey

The Sacred Earth: writers on Nature & Spirit – Gardner
A Beginner’s Guide to Constructing the Universe – Michael S. Schneider
Rudolph Steiner (biography) – Gary Lachman