Your Eco-friendly Yard: Sustainable Ideas to Save You Time, Money and the Earth

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Krause Publications, Jul 15, 2009 - House & Home - 256 pages
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Your Eco-Friendly Yard shows you how to plan and create a personalized ecosystem in your own yard. You’ll discover 20 projects, such as selecting appropriate native plants for your region, practicing water efficiency and conservation, and proper placement of trees and vegetation, plus tips and expert advice for saving the earth, as well as time and money.

 

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Contents

More Green for You
11
An EcoFriendly Yard to The Rescue
13
Top 10 Things to Avoid in an EcoFriendly Yard
17
BELS
25
Integrating Home and Landscape
33
Planning and Design
41
Tools That Work So You Dont Have To or at least not as hard
49
Personality Approach to a Lifestyle Landscape
55
Put Water to Work for You
183
Top 10 MustHave Items for Creating Your EcoFriendly Yard
207
Where in the World are You?
219
Safety
235
Zone Map
246
Metric Table
247
Glossary
248
Resources and Supplies
251

The Bold Personality
63
The Fun Personality
99
The Perfectionist Personality
127
The EasyGoing Personality
151
Index
252
About the Author
255
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