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.
Subjects:
Table of Contents:
  • 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.