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“I think wildness matters more now than it ever has. We’re urbanizing at a pace unprecedented in human history... We have to look at the landscapes we live in as places as places where nature could be.” – Thomas Rainier
A conversation with Thomas Rainer who believes we need to radically turn away from conventional horticultural practices in order to address contemporary environmental, social, and ecological concerns and begin crafting gardens modeled on how plants fit together in nature. [click link below to watch video]

Thomas Rainer is a landscape architect working in the Washington D.C. area and a leading voice in ecological landscape design. He describes himself as a landscape futurist fascinated by the intersection of wild plants and human culture.

From Planting in a Post-Wild World by Thomas Rainer and Claudia West.

 
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