Working With Nature


Working With Nature РShifting Paradigms presents a new framework for making land management decisions.

It describes ecologically sound soil and water management practices and introduces the concept of landscape health management. These are essential concepts in holistic land management.

This book is designed to be a resource for self study, and community and classroom education. It is addressed at all gardeners with an interest in horticultural science: landscape professionals, farmers, horticulture instructors, students and avid home gardeners. Even though this is a scientific text, it is written in accessible language. A glossary and extensive references are provided at the end of the book.


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Author: Heide Hermary

Publisher: Gaia College Inc. (2007)

Paperback and Spiralbound: 242 pages

Spiralbound ISBN: 978-0-9735687-1-4

Paperback ISBN: 978-0-9735687-2-1

Dimensions: 11 x 8.5 x 0.6 inches


About the Author:

HeideHeide Hermary develops and teaches leading edge curriculum in organic horticulture for professionals and home gardeners. She holds a Master’s Degree in Sustainable Agriculture and a Diploma in Landscape Design, Maintenance and Installation. In 2007 she received the Educator of the Year award from the B.C. Landscape and Nursery Association. Heide is president of Gaia College, and a co-founder of the Society for Organic Urban Land Care. She lives in British Columbia, Canada.