Second Nature: A Gardener's Education was Michael Pollan's first book. It is a collection of essays about gardening arranged by seasons.

Second Nature
1991 reprint cover
AuthorMichael Pollan
PublisherAtlantic Monthly Press
Publication date
Media typePrint
Followed byA Place of My Own 

It is listed in the American Horticultural Society's 75 Great American Garden Books.[1]

In the book, Pollan describes the relationship between the wild and gardens, nature vs. cultivation, and nature vs. chemicals. He discusses the difficulty of raising roses, which have become so specialized that they can no longer survive in the wild.

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  1. ^ AHS 75 Great Books. American Horticultural Society, 1997. Archived January 3, 2011, at the Wayback Machine

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