The water-saving garden : how to grow a gorgeous garden with a lot less water /

"A guide to growing beautiful gardens in drought-prone areas utilizing minimal water for maximum results."--Provided by publisher. Full description

Main Author: Penick, Pam,
Format: Book
Language: English
Published: Berkeley : Ten Speed Press, 2016.
Edition: First edition.
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500 |a Includes index. 
505 0 |a Drink up the beauty and ingenuity of a water-saving garden. Dry-garden journey to a courtyard oasis ; Zen inspiration for a concrete jungle ; Embracing the desert for outdoor living ; Holding on to every drop of rain ; Painting a dry slope with color ; Bold foliage takes center stage ; Evoking water in a dry garden -- Make your garden a water saver, not a water guzzler. Hold that liquid gold ; Think saltines : choose permeable paving ; Irrigation without irritation ; The nitty-gritty on soil and mulch ; Throw some shade and shoot the breeze -- Planting the water-saving garden. Lose the lawn ; Grow native-- but enjoy well-adapted plants -- Oasis or mirage? Creating the illusion of water in the garden. The water feature as a symbol of abundance ; Water-evoking plants ; Squeezing water from stone -- 101 plants for water-saving gardens. 
520 |a "A guide to growing beautiful gardens in drought-prone areas utilizing minimal water for maximum results."--Provided by publisher. 
520 |a With climate change, water rationing, and drought on the rise, conserving water is more important than ever - but that doesn't mean your gardening options are limited to cacti and rocks. The Water-Saving Garden provides gardeners and homeowners with a diverse array of techniques and plentiful inspiration for creating outdoor spaces that are so beautiful and inviting, it's hard to believe they are water-thrifty. Including a directory of 100 plants appropriate for a variety of drought-prone regions of the country, this accessible and contemporary guide is full of must-know information on popular gardening topics like native and drought-tolerant plants, rainwater harvesting, greywater systems, permeable paving, and more.--COVER. 
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