The Water-Saving Garden by Pam Penick
How to Grow a Gorgeous Garden with a Lot Less Water

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A guide to growing beautiful gardens in drought-prone areas utilizing minimal water for maximum results.

With climate change, water rationing, and drought on the rise, more people than ever are eager to conserve water but have a fear of water-thrifty gardens populated by cactus and rocks. This friendly, colorful, contemporary guide introduces gardeners and homeowners to the wide range of beautiful water-saving garden designs, techniques, and options now available. Includes a directory of 100 plants appropriate for a variety of drought-prone regions of the country, and information on popular gardening topics like native and drought-tolerant plants, rainwater harvesting (swales, rain barrels, cisterns, etc.), gray-water systems, permeable paving, and more.
 

About Pam Penick

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PAM PENICK is a landscape designer, garden writer, photographer, and award-winning blogger who has replaced many lawns in her lifetime, including her own. She is a contributor to Garden Design, Fine Gardening, and Martha Stewart's blog At Home in the Garden. Penick lives in Austin, Texas, and blogs at www.penick.net/digging.
 
Published February 23, 2016 by Ten Speed Press. 240 pages
Genres: Crafts, Hobbies & Home. Non-fiction
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