- Published: Portland, Or. : Timber Press, 2007.
- Year Published: 2007
- Description: 188 p.
- Language: English
- Format: Book
- Landscape gardening -- Water conservation.
- Water harvesting.
- Gardens -- Design.
- Plants, Ornamental -- Varieties.
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Rain gardens : managing water sustainable in the garden and designed landscape
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Call number: 635.95 Du
Available Copies: Downtown 2nd Floor
Rain gardens -- The stormwater chain -- Plant directory.
A lot more "why" than "how to". They don't even get to designing your own until p 161 and only runs 7 pages. An additional 10 pages in the previous chapter is helpful for planning, but this book is nowhere as specific as some others. It focuses more broadly on a variety of bioretention techniques, and most of the case studies (there are many!) are on a larger scale than a household. Creating Rain Gardens is much more practical for a home gardener.
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