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Life after lawns 8 steps from grass to a waterwise garden by Molly Bogh

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Written in English


  • Xeriscaping,
  • Drought-tolerant plants,
  • Xerophytes,
  • Landscape gardening,
  • Water conservation,
  • Handbooks, manuals

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Life After Lawns shows how to turn boring and thirsty lawns into dazzling, water-saving gardens, step by step. Simple explanations guide readers through the process of replacing grass with unique gardens that match their lifestyle and climate zone. Topics include: designing a garden that feels like home; finding expert landscape help; handling plans, permits, and contractors; killing the lawn and preparing the soil; saving money and water on irrigation; selecting the best plants for each part of the yard; and planting and tending the garden. Sustainable techniques such as retaining rainwater, fire-safe landscaping, and composting are described. Sidebars offer helpful tips, and hundreds of color photographs illustrate design ideas and plant choices. Combining their expertise on all phases of landscaping, from planning and design to construction and maintenance, the authors offer practical advice for beginners and professionals alike.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

StatementMolly Bogh and Bill Schnetz
ContributionsSchnetz, Bill, author
LC ClassificationsSB475.83 .B6 2014
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 152 pages
Number of Pages152
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL27193665M
ISBN 101492955108
ISBN 109781492955108

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