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Allergy-free gardening : the revolutionary guide to healthy landscaping

Author: Thomas Leo Ogren
Publisher: Berkeley : Ten Speed Press, ©2000.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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As our daily exposure to irritating airborne toxins has increased exponentially over the past forty years, susceptibility to allergies and asthma has grown to epidemic levels. In this unique reference, the author reveals the role that urban landscaping plays in this health crisis. This book proposes a more health-conscious approach to public and home gardening, providing revolutionary strategies for creating  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Ogren, Thomas Leo.
Allergy-free gardening.
Berkeley : Ten Speed Press, ©2000
(DLC) 00030266
(OCoLC)43919603
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas Leo Ogren
OCLC Number: 741989975
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [Place of publication not identified] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2011. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xix, 267 pages [54] pages of plates) : illustrations (some color), color maps
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: What is allergy-free gardening? Allergy on the increase ; The basic concepts of allergy-free gardening ; Cultural methods of limiting garden allergy ; Plant listings --
Alphabetical listing of plants rated for allergy --
Glossary of horticultural terms --
Recommended reading --
Pollen calendar.
Responsibility: Thomas Leo Ogren.

Abstract:

As our daily exposure to irritating airborne toxins has increased exponentially over the past forty years, susceptibility to allergies and asthma has grown to epidemic levels. In this unique reference, the author reveals the role that urban landscaping plays in this health crisis. This book proposes a more health-conscious approach to public and home gardening, providing revolutionary strategies for creating allergy-free environments.
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