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Author Bowe, Alice.

Title High-impact, low-carbon gardening : 1001 ways to garden sustainably / Alice Bowe.

Imprint Portland, Or. : Timber Press, 2011.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 2nd Floor Stacks  635.048 B674h 2011    ---  Available
Description 263 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 23 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 241-254) and index.
Summary "How green is your garden? Find out with High Impact-Low Carbon Gardening--the ultimate resource for gardeners who are serious about green gardening practices. With 1,001 ideas for gardening sustainably, from simple tips to intensive makeovers, this comprehensive reference takes you from alternatives to power tools to rain harvesting, and everything in between. Moving well beyond the standard advice, Alice Bowe rigorously evaluates different materials and techniques to help you identify the greenest solutions. This groundbreaking approach keeps good design at the forefront while offering invaluable information on features including decks, lawns, and forest gardens along with techniques such as sustainable planting, hydroponics, and fire-proofing."--P. [4] of cover.
Note "Garden strategies for the preservation of the planet. The most fuel-efficient garden practices. Plants for the changing climate. Design for disassembly. New ways to compost. The safest pest control"--Cover.
Contents Improving your garden's ecological credentials -- Managing essential resources : water and compost -- Picking materials for paths and paving -- Covering ground with decks and lawns -- Choosing materials for boundaries and structures -- Basic principles of sustainable planting design -- Preparing soil and planting -- Selecting plants for challenging conditions -- Substituting new alternatives for classic favourites -- Gardening with wildlife in mind -- Growing your own food and cut flowers -- Maintaining the greener garden -- Incorporating advanced features and ideas.
Subject Sustainable agriculture.
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