2 edition of Water-efficient gardening found in the catalog.
Includes bibliographical references (p. ) and index.
|LC Classifications||SB475.83 .M37 2009|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||160 p. :|
|Number of Pages||160|
|LC Control Number||2011289154|
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Lush & Efficient is a page guide to water-efficient landscaping. It includes information on several hundred water-efficient plants, trees and shrubs, as well recommended water times and instructions for installing a new irrigation system.
Practicing water efficient gardening will help our gardens to cope with extended dry periods and water restrictions, as well as helping us reduce our water bills. The Water Efficient Gardening Book KB pdf (PDF, KB) provides practical tips and advice on how and what to plant and how to maintain water efficient gardens and vegetable plots.
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“Water efficient gardening” simply means designing your gardens and landscaping in a way that makes more efficient use of water resources. Outdoor water use on lawns and gardens is where the largest amount of household water is wasted.
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Creating Water-Efficient Landscapes. Many people associate water-efficient landscapes with sand, gravel, cactus or scarce plantings, and a desert-looking appearance. Compaired with a lawn, water efficient gardens reduce water use by % and feature an array of beautiful, drought-tolernt flowers, trees and plants, while boosting the health of our environment.
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