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Recensione dell'utente  - Joy_Bush - LibraryThing

I love Michael Pollan so this was a fairly easy read. It just was not the type of gardening book I thought it was going to be. Most of it was philosophical and I have no use for that type of stuff ... Leggi recensione completa

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Recensione dell'utente  - KittyCunningham - LibraryThing

This is a very nice consideration of man's relationship with plants, both wild and domesticated. His relationship with his own garden is that of a man who can afford to pay other people to do the heavy lifting. Leggi recensione completa

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Recensione dell'utente  - 2wonderY - LibraryThing

This must be one of Pollan's early books, at just the start of his fascination with food writing. His personal history of gardening wasn't particularly engrossing, but his later chapters make up for ... Leggi recensione completa

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Recensione dell'utente  - idiotgirl - LibraryThing

My favorite Pollan book has always been Botany of Desire. And this book is now a close second. I can see how this garden book led to Botany of Desire. The part that human as gardener plays in the ... Leggi recensione completa

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Recensione dell'utente  - klburnside - LibraryThing

In this book, Pollan attempts to find the happy medium between nature and culture in raising a garden. I identified so much with his struggles right from the start when he expressed his resistance to ... Leggi recensione completa

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Recensione dell'utente  - jimocracy - LibraryThing

I have liked the authors other books but this one was just too boring for me. If you like gardening, lawns, weeds, fertilizer, mulch, mowing, etcetera, maybe this is the book for you. Leggi recensione completa

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Recensione dell'utente  - jimocracy - LibraryThing

After re-reading this book, my rating has gone up. I suspect if I became an active gardner I woul ver much like what the author has to say about gardens. As it stands, I enjoyed reading Michael Pollan's ruminations on what is more controvesial than I had first imagined; gardening. Leggi recensione completa

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Recensione dell'utente  - Paulagraph - LibraryThing

I loved Botany of Desire but trudged through Second Nature. Not finding Pollan's personal gardening history & musings there upon particularly interesting. I did appreciate his notion, however, of Lawn ... Leggi recensione completa

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Recensione dell'utente  - nmele - LibraryThing

Although I am not a gardener--I joke that I have a black thumb, I do understand the attraction and love to walk through communal gardens and so forth. In this early book, Michael Pollan, known now for ... Leggi recensione completa

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Recensione dell'utente  - chrisblocker - LibraryThing

I came across Michael Pollan's Second Nature by accident. As I was shelving the book, a force came over me demanding that I scan the pages. I did so and placed the book on the shelf, but then, minutes ... Leggi recensione completa

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