Xeriscape Handbook: A How-to Guide to Natural, Resource-wise Gardening

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Fulcrum Publishing, 1999 - Gardening - 142 pages
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Provides hands-on advice in creating your own Xeriscape garden, no matter where you live. As water bills skyrocket and concern for conserving potable water increases, homeowners, gardeners, and landscapers seek alternatives. Xeriscape plant materials are water-conserving, beautiful, and thrive in specific environments."Xeriscape Handbook"takes an easy-to-follow, step-by-step approach to creating a water-wise garden. Environmental gardening factors are combined with the seven principles of Xeriscape and good gardening techniques."
 

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Please note that this book is written for XERISCAPE dry landscaping which is water CONSERVING gardening NOT water gardening as the write up states. It has good reviews from other sources. Read full review

Contents

The Design Process
17
Soil
61
Compost Mulch and Fertilizer
81
Planting and Development Health and Maintenance
97
Applying Water
115
Glossary
129
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Nevada Gardener's Guide
Linn Mills
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About the author (1999)

Gayle Weinstein is an avid gardener, writer and photographer. She has worked with Denver Botanic Gardens in their Xeriscape Experimental Garden, as well as other areas of the public garden. She is a graduate of the Denver University Publishing Institute. She makes her home in Denver, Colorado.

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