Waterwise Gardening

Waterwise Gardening

Waterwise Plants

200 Native and Exotic Plants Included


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By Kevin Walsh and Steve Wilson
Format Paperback / softback
Page Extent 208
Book Size 231 x 153 x 12 mm (H x W x D)
Imprint Reed New Holland
Release Date 1 Dec 2010
Subject Classification Gardening

In recent years our growing awareness of the changing climate and other environmental issues has focused efforts on how we can change our gardens to become more sustainable, and more waterwise in particular.

A simple solution is to grow plants that need little or no additional water. These waterwise plants come in a remarkable array of shapes and sizes. They come in all plant types too, from low groundcovers to big trees. This book contains details of 200 drought-tolerant plants for Australian waterwise gardens. Waterwise plants do not limit our gardens, they enrich them beyond our expectation. And there are more out there than we know. The ones in this book are just the tip of the iceberg ? and a great place to start!

Kevin Walsh

Kevin is a garden designer, horticulturist and writer based in Castlemaine, Victoria (Australia). He has many years' experience designing and advising on gardens, specialising in waterwise plants and methods. Recognised for his well-rounded knowledge in the field, Kevin answered the readers' questions in The Age newspaper for ten years. He has written books, and has contributed to magazines and journals. Kevin can be heard weekly on ABC Regional Radio throughout central, western, and northern Victoria.