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The Water-Saving Garden: How to Grow a Gorgeous Garden with a Lot Less Water

Pam Penick
Format: eBook

A guide to growing beautiful gardens in drought-prone areas utilizing minimal water for maximum results.With climate change, water rationing, and drought on the rise, water conservation is more important than ever - but that doesn't mean your gardening options are limited to cacti and rocks....
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Gardening with Less Water: Low-Tech, Low-Cost Techniques; Use up to 90% Less Water in Your Garden

David A Bainbridge · Storey Publishing
Pages: 127
Format: Print book

Are you facing drought or water shortages? Gardening with Less Water offers simple, inexpensive, low-tech techniques for watering your garden much more efficiently - using up to 90 percent less water for the same results. With illustrated step-by-step instructions, David Bainbridge shows...
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The Drought-Resilient Farm: Improve Your Soil's Ability to Hold and Supply Moisture for Plants; Maintain Feed and Drinking Water for Livestock when ... Systems to Fit Semi-arid Climates

DALE STRICKLER · Storey Publishing, LLC
Pages: 192
Format: Paperback

Rainfall levels are rarely optimal, but there are hundreds of things you can do to efficiently conserve and use the water you do have and to reduce the impact of drought on your soil, crops, livestock, and farm or ranch ecosystem. Author Dale Strickler introduces you to the same innovative...
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Waterwise Plants for Sustainable Gardens: 200 Drought-Tolerant Choices for all Climates

Lauren Springer Ogden · Timber Press
Pages: 247
Format: Paperback

In recent years, gardeners have faced increased water-use restrictions, and it's not limited to dry-climate areas like the Southwest. There are restrictions in Connecticut, Massachusetts, Georgia, Florida, and North Carolina. And even for gardeners with no water restrictions, low-water...
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Hot Color, Dry Garden: Inspiring Designs and Vibrant Plants for Year-Round Beauty

NAN STERMAN · Timber Press
Pages: 324
Format: Paperback

Dry weather defines the southwest, and it's getting dryer. A water becomes more precious, our gardens suffer. If we want to keep gardening, we need to revolutionize our plant choices and garden practices. Hot Color, Dry Garden provides home gardeners wit a joyful, color-filled way to exuberantly...
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Lawn Gone!: Low-Maintenance, Sustainable, Attractive Alternatives for Your Yard

Pam Penick · Ten Speed Press
Format: Print book

A colorful guide covering the basics of replacing a traditional lawn with a wide variety of easy-care, no-mow, drought-tolerant, money-saving options that will appeal to today's busy, eco-conscious homeowner.Homeowners spend billions of hours - and dollars - watering, mowing, and maintaining...
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The Ultimate Guide to Soil: The Real Dirt on Cultivating Crops, Compost, and a Healthier Home

Anna Hess · Skyhorse Publishing
Pages: 296
Format: Print book

Grow twice the fruits and vegetables in half the space on the farm, in the backyard, or in your window!Have you noticed the extraordinary flavors and yields emanating from even a small garden when the soil is just right? If you've ever been envious of your neighbor's dirt or just...
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Teaming with Microbes: The Organic Gardener's Guide to the Soil Food Web, Revised Edition

Jeff Lowenfels · Timber Press; Revised edition
Format: Hardcover

The 2011 Garden Writers of America Gold Award for Best Writing/Book proves soil is anything but an inert substance. Healthy soil is teeming with life -- not just earthworms and insects, but a staggering multitude of bacteria, fungi, and other microorganisms. When we use chemical fertilizers,...
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How to Mulch: Save Water, Feed the Soil, and Suppress Weeds. A Storey BASICS®Title

Stu Campbell · Storey Books
Pages: 96
Format: Paperback

Mulching makes your garden and yard much easier to care for, helping to retain moisture, keep weeds in check, and protect young plants. This concise guide shows you exactly how to mulch for any situation, covering sheet mulching, feeding mulches, and living mulches for use in the yard,...
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Worms Eat My Garbage, 35th Anniversary Edition: How to Set Up and Maintain a Worm Composting System: Compost Food Waste, Produce Fertilizer for Houseplants ... Garden, and Educate Your Kids and Family

Mary Appelhof · Storey Publishing, LLC
Pages: 192
Format: eBook

For more than three decades, this best-selling guide to the practice of vermicomposting has taught people how to use worms to recycle food waste into nutrient-rich fertilizer for houseplants or gardens. Small-scale, self-contained worm bins can be kept indoors, in a basement, or even under...
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Drip Irrigation for Every Landscape and All Climates

Robert Kourik · Metamorphic Press
Pages: 181
Format: Paperback

Drip irrigation is the best way to help any plant flourish and survive tough times, especially short or long droughts. Pick the wrong "stuff " and you easily can feel overwhelmed. Robert Kourik's Drip Irrigation for Every Landscape and All Climates clearly explains how to use less...
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