Rain Gardens: Managing Water Sustainably in the Garden and Designed Landscape

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Timber Press, 2007 - 188 páginas
Rain gardens encompass all possible elements that can be used to capture, channel, divert and make the most of the rain and snow that fall on a property. Using the innovative and attractive approaches described here, it is possible to enhance outdoor spaces and minimize the damaging effects of drought, stormwater runoff, and other environmental challenges. Nigel Dunnett & Andy Clayden have created a comprehensive guide to water management techniques for the garden and built environment. Filled with practical, manageable solutions for small and large-scale implementations and utilizing authoritative research with state-of-the-art case studies from all over the world, Rain Gardens is the first book on sustainable water management schemes suitable for students and professionals.

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Crítica de los usuarios  - TheDenizen - LibraryThing

Not at all what I was expecting. I was looking for a book that discussed designing and building a rain garden. What I discovered was a book on managing rain water and drainage in creative ways. Interesting. Provided food for thought and, perhaps, some ideas for my yard. Leer comentario completo

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This book was excellent in explaining why people use water gardens and the many variations. Having already understood "how", I wanted to know why and this book gave a very thorough coverage of the subject.

Acerca del autor (2007)

Nigel Dunnett is a senior lecturer in the Department of Landscape at the University of Sheffield, England.

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