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How to Get Your Lawn off Grass: A North American Guide to Turning Off the Water Tap and Going Native Paperback – February 1, 2002

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"...a North American guide to turning off the water tap and going native."
-Jan Degrass, Coast Reporter (Coast Reporter)

"There's a lot to learn but if you take it on a step-by-step basis, both the workload and budget can be manageable."
-Randy Burton, The StarPhoenix (The StarPhoenix)

"Rubin not only advocates an end to traditional green lawns across North America, but also urges gardeners to select plants prudently."
-Sarah Jackson, The Olympian (The Olympian)

"Carole Rubin's book is a real education for any gardener."
-The Globe and Mail (The Globe and Mail)

About the Author

Carole Rubin's 1989 book How to Get Your Lawn and Garden Off Drugs sold over 20,000 copies and remains available through Harbour Publishing. Her work has appeared in Harrowsmith, Canadian Living and Lawn Care for Dummies, as well as a newspaper series on responsible living.

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Product Details

  • Paperback: 208 pages
  • Publisher: Harbour; 1 edition (February 1, 2002)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 155017259X
  • ISBN-13: 978-1550172591
  • Product Dimensions: 5.5 x 0.4 x 8.5 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 10.7 ounces (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 3.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #678,166 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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41 of 47 people found the following review helpful By Miguette Chapin on December 23, 2002
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Upon seeing the title of this book, I automatically picked it up and bought it. Being a chemical free gardener in the midst of a drought, I ran home elated at my good fortune in finding the very book I was hoping for. I have to say that my heart sank when I realized this was not a book exclusively about lawns(that space in the landscape used for family play,visual respite and contrast, and in design, for "negative space"), and how to manage them through use of different grasses and ground covers, and xeriscaping etc. This book has some good information in it and I would recommend it to the homeowner wanting some good tips for their garden. I myself learned a new thing or maybe two. It is in no way the comprehensive treatise on the subject its enticing title suggests. I would recommend any of the Rodale books out there first, but feel that there can never be too many books dedicated to the promotion of Gardening in an environmentally responsible fashion, And this a fine addition to someone building their collection . Finally it has to be said that the gardens featured in this book are not beautifully designed master pieces, a pity really.
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