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The Resource Eco-gardening : essential know-how and expert advice for gardening success, [author, Zia Allaway]

Eco-gardening : essential know-how and expert advice for gardening success, [author, Zia Allaway]

Label
Eco-gardening : essential know-how and expert advice for gardening success
Title
Eco-gardening
Title remainder
essential know-how and expert advice for gardening success
Statement of responsibility
[author, Zia Allaway]
Title variation
Grow eco-gardening
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Ideal for first-time gardeners, Grow Eco-Gardening contains everything you need to know to care for the planet while you care for your garden. Discover how to minimize garden waste, mitigate the impact of changing weather patterns, and do your bit to reduce your carbon footprint and turn your outdoor space into a refuge for local wildlife with a wide selection of recommended plants including trees, climbers, and wildflowers
Member of
Cataloging source
OTP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Allaway, Zia
Dewey number
635
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • bibliography
  • handbooks
Series statement
DK grow
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Gardening
  • Gardening
  • Sustainability
  • Backyard gardens
  • GARDENING / Organic
  • GARDENING / Ornamental Plants
  • GARDENING / Techniques
Target audience
adult
Label
Eco-gardening : essential know-how and expert advice for gardening success, [author, Zia Allaway]
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
Creating an eco-garden. Plant for a better world -- Making a sustainable garden -- Designing for wildlife -- Helping to heal the planet. How trees affect the climate -- Choosing and planting a tree -- Making a mini-woodland -- Greening hard surfaces -- Choosing plants to trap pollution -- The benefits of ponds -- A wildlife pond -- How plants prevent flooding -- Planting flood defenses -- Great trees for smaller yards -- Eco-gardening methods. Right plant, right place -- New plants from old: saving seeds -- Easy propagation methods -- Buying new plants -- Preparing to plant -- Choosing potting mixes -- Making your own compost -- Growing your own vegetables -- Planning a vegetable patch -- Growing your own fruit -- Making an eco-friendly lawn -- Feeding plants -- Keeping weeds under control -- Keeping pests at bay -- Pest defense -- Dealing with diseases -- Pest-and disease-resistant plants -- Reduce, reuse, and recycle. Reducing and reusing plastics -- Making your own seed pots -- Eco-friendly landscape materials -- Choosing and making furniture -- Recycled planters -- Raised beds from reclaimed timber -- Choosing tools and equipment -- Making eco-friendly equipment -- Reducing your garden's fuel consumption -- Reducing water use -- Collecting and reusing water -- Making a home for wildlife. Feeding wildlife -- Food for bees and other pollinators -- Feeding butterflies and moths -- Providing food for birds -- Sowing a meadow -- Increasing your yard's habitats -- Providing water for wildlife -- Creating a pond ecosystem -- Making a haven for birds -- Homes for tiny creatures -- Making insect hotels -- Plants for pollinators -- Plants for birds and other wildlife
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
First American edition.
Extent
143 pages
Isbn
9780744026849
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)on1246307722
  • (OCoLC)1246307722
  • 2162905
Label
Eco-gardening : essential know-how and expert advice for gardening success, [author, Zia Allaway]
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
Creating an eco-garden. Plant for a better world -- Making a sustainable garden -- Designing for wildlife -- Helping to heal the planet. How trees affect the climate -- Choosing and planting a tree -- Making a mini-woodland -- Greening hard surfaces -- Choosing plants to trap pollution -- The benefits of ponds -- A wildlife pond -- How plants prevent flooding -- Planting flood defenses -- Great trees for smaller yards -- Eco-gardening methods. Right plant, right place -- New plants from old: saving seeds -- Easy propagation methods -- Buying new plants -- Preparing to plant -- Choosing potting mixes -- Making your own compost -- Growing your own vegetables -- Planning a vegetable patch -- Growing your own fruit -- Making an eco-friendly lawn -- Feeding plants -- Keeping weeds under control -- Keeping pests at bay -- Pest defense -- Dealing with diseases -- Pest-and disease-resistant plants -- Reduce, reuse, and recycle. Reducing and reusing plastics -- Making your own seed pots -- Eco-friendly landscape materials -- Choosing and making furniture -- Recycled planters -- Raised beds from reclaimed timber -- Choosing tools and equipment -- Making eco-friendly equipment -- Reducing your garden's fuel consumption -- Reducing water use -- Collecting and reusing water -- Making a home for wildlife. Feeding wildlife -- Food for bees and other pollinators -- Feeding butterflies and moths -- Providing food for birds -- Sowing a meadow -- Increasing your yard's habitats -- Providing water for wildlife -- Creating a pond ecosystem -- Making a haven for birds -- Homes for tiny creatures -- Making insect hotels -- Plants for pollinators -- Plants for birds and other wildlife
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
First American edition.
Extent
143 pages
Isbn
9780744026849
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)on1246307722
  • (OCoLC)1246307722
  • 2162905

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