Dreadfully Ever After Sale
 
 

Recently Viewed clear list


Interviews | September 2, 2014

Jill Owens: IMG David Mitchell: The Powells.com Interview



David MitchellDavid Mitchell's newest mind-bending, time-skipping novel may be his most accomplished work yet. Written in six sections, one per decade, The Bone... Continue »
  1. $21.00 Sale Hardcover add to wish list

    The Bone Clocks

    David Mitchell 9781400065677

spacer
Qualifying orders ship free.
$24.95
New Trade Paper
Ships in 1 to 3 days
Add to Wishlist
Available for In-store Pickup
in 7 to 12 days
Qty Store Section
1 Remote Warehouse Gardening- General
5 Remote Warehouse Gardening- General

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

by

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

 

Synopses & Reviews

Publisher Comments:

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.

About the Author

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 from Purdue University and accredited as a LEED professional, Apryl continually sources opportunities to participate in water projects that inspire a sustainable water consciousness. Apryl currently resides in San Francisco where she is passionately preserving water resources with two little girls splashing and dreaming by her side.

Cleo Woelfle-Erskine is a hydrologist, educator, and scholar of water. He co-founded the Greywater Guerrillas, and has led dozens of community-based workshops on rainwater harvesting and greywater reuse across North America. His writing on dam removal, environmental justice, and urban gardening has appeared in High Country News and Yes, among other magazines, and in the anthologies Urban Wilds and Dam Nation. An avid gardener, Cleo is also pursuing a PhD in the Energy and Resources group at UC Berkeley where he is investigating how rainwater harvesting affects streamflow.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781604692402
Author:
Woelfle-erskine, Cleo
Publisher:
Timber Press (OR)
Author:
Woelfle-Erskine, Cleo
Author:
Uncapher, Apryl
Subject:
General Gardening
Subject:
GARDENING / Techniques
Subject:
GARDENING / Garden Design
Subject:
Gardening : General
Edition Description:
Trade Paperback
Publication Date:
20120431
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
208
Dimensions:
9 x 8 in

Other books you might like

  1. Artful Sentences: Syntax As Style Used Trade Paper $12.50

Related Subjects


Featured Titles » Cooking and Gardening
Home and Garden
Home and Garden » Gardening » Flower Growing
Home and Garden » Gardening » Fruits and Nuts
Home and Garden » Gardening » Garden Structure
Home and Garden » Gardening » General
Home and Garden » Gardening » Landscape and Design
Home and Garden » Gardening » Permaculture
Home and Garden » Gardening » Sale Books
Home and Garden » Gardening » Xeriscaping and Water Conservation
Home and Garden » Sustainable Living » Water Conservation

Creating Rain Gardens: Capturing the Rain for Your Own Water-Efficient Garden New Trade Paper
0 stars - 0 reviews
$24.95 In Stock
Product details 208 pages Timber Press (OR) - English 9781604692402 Reviews:
spacer
spacer
  • back to top
Follow us on...




Powell's City of Books is an independent bookstore in Portland, Oregon, that fills a whole city block with more than a million new, used, and out of print books. Shop those shelves — plus literally millions more books, DVDs, and gifts — here at Powells.com.