Creating Rain Gardens: Capturing the Rain for Your Own Water-Efficient Garden

April 17, 2012|
Creating Rain Gardens: Capturing the Rain for Your Own Water-Efficient Garden by Apryl Uncapher
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“A beautifully-written, practical guide to planning and creating your own rain garden.” —Green Upgrader

You probably spend hundreds of dollars watering your yard, but there is an easy way to save money and resources—by collecting rain to reuse in front and backyards. In Creating Rain Gardens, water conservation experts Cleo Woelfle-Erskine and Apryl Uncapher walk you through the entire process, with step-by-step instructions for designing and building swales, French drains, rain gardens, and ephemeral ponds. From soil preparation, planting, troubleshooting, and maintenance, to selecting palettes of water-loving plants that provide four-season interest and a habitat for wildlife, Creating Rain Gardens covers everything you need to create a beautiful rain garden at home.

Apryl Uncapher is an ecological designer dedicated to rainwater harvesting modeled on nature's examples. Co-author of the San Francisco Rainwater Harvesting Guide, Apryl has consulted on a variety of integrative stormwater management and water recycling projects for more than a decade. With a degree in innovative design engineering fro...
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Title:Creating Rain Gardens: Capturing the Rain for Your Own Water-Efficient GardenFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:208 pages, 9 X 8.06 X 0.56 inShipping dimensions:208 pages, 9 X 8.06 X 0.56 inPublished:April 17, 2012Publisher:Timber PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1604692405

ISBN - 13:9781604692402

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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