Trees in Paradise

Trees in Paradise

A California History

Book - 2013 | First Edition
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Describes how the first settlers in California changed the brown landscape there by creating groves, wooded suburbs and landscaped cities through planting eucalypts in the lowlands, citrus colonies in the south and palms in Los Angeles
Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton & Company, [2013]
Edition: First Edition
ISBN: 9780393078022
0393078027
Branch Call Number: 634.09794 FARMER
Characteristics: xl, 552 pages, 32 unnumbered pages of plates ; 24 cm

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confloptus
Apr 07, 2015

Fantastic book. A layered history of California, as told through the stories of four important trees of the vegetable kingdom: redwood, palm, eucalyptus, and citrus.

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skyparlor
Mar 22, 2015

So worth reading - will forever change the way you see the California landscape and think about our past. Bonus: includes fantastic photograph sections.

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