Eco-yards : simple steps to earth-friendly landscapes / Laureen Rama ; with contributions by Caron Wenzel.
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- ISBN: 9781550924664
- ISBN: 1550924664
- Physical Description: 1 online resource (227 pages) : illustrations (some color), portrait
- Publisher: Gabriola Island, BC : New Society Pub., 2011.
|General Note:|| Includes index.
|Bibliography, etc. Note:|| Includes bibliographical references (pages 213-220) and index.
|Formatted Contents Note:|| Introduction -- The gardener (Make love not war in your eco-yard) -- What is an eco-yard? -- Why eco-yards? -- Eco-maintenance -- Weeds and bugs -- What's in a lawn? -- Making beds to replace your lawn -- Soil: a feeding frenzy -- The wonders of compost -- Designing your eco-yard -- Water-wise design -- Growing vegetables.
|Summary, etc.:|| Rama supports your vision of a healthy, abundant planet in which beautiful, richly varied urban yards contribute to restoring the natural ecosystem by using environmentally sound practices when you garden.
|Source of Description Note:|| Print version record.
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Laureen Rama is a landscape designer whose lifelong passion is beautifying landscapes in ways that enhance the natural environment. She is the founder of Eco-Yards, which provides natural landscape design, installation, consultation, and education in Calgary, Alberta. Laureen has also worked as an international development educator, public involvement consultant, and a management consultant specializing in creativity.