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Creating rain gardens : Capturing the Rain for Your Own Water-Efficient Garden. / Apryl Uncapher.

Uncapher, Apryl. (Author).

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  • ISBN: 9781604693973 (electronic bk)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource
  • Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : [publisher not identified], 2012.

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Summary, etc.: Homeowners spend hundreds of dollars watering their yard, but there is an easy way to save money and resources-rain gardening. But what is it? As simple as collecting rain to reuse in front and backyards.Creating Rain Gardens is a comprehensive book for the DIY-er, covering everything from rain barrels to simple living roofs, permeable patios, and other low-tech affordable ways to save water in the garden.Water conservation experts Cleo Woelfle-Erskine and Apryl Uncapher walk homeowners through the process, with step-by-step instructions for designing and building swales, French drains, rain gardens, and ephemeral ponds-the building blocks of rain-catching gardens. 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 a gardener needs to create a beautiful rain garden at home.
Reproduction Note: Electronic reproduction. New York : Timber Press, 2012. Requires OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 29031 KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 11573 KB) or Amazon Kindle (file size: N/A KB).
Subject: Nonfiction.
Genre: Electronic books.

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