Homeowners spend hundreds of dollars watering their yard, but there is an easy way to save money and resourcesarain 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 pondsathe 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.concrete patio where you keep your garbage cans. In either case, infiltration ... Do you have more driveway than you use? If the patio is a ... This option is inexpensiveajust the cost of renting a concrete saw if you do the work yourself. Use theanbsp;...
|Title||:||Creating Rain Gardens|
|Author||:||Apryl Uncapher, Cleo Woelfle-Erskine|
|Publisher||:||Timber Press - 2012-04-17|