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Creating Rain Gardens: Capturing the Rain for Your Own Water-Efficient Garden Paperback – April 17, 2012
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“This is a hard-working book. It’s full of plans, diagrams, checklists, case studies, and solid, practical advice.” —Garden Green Angels Blog
About the Author
Apryl Uncapher is an ecological designer dedicated to rainwater harvesting modeled on nature's examples. Co-author of the San Francisco Rainwater Harvesting Guide, Apryl has consulted on a variety of integrative stormwater management and water recycling projects for more than a decade. With a degree in innovative design engineering from Purdue University and accredited as a LEED professional, Apryl continually sources opportunities to participate in water projects that inspire a sustainable water consciousness. Apryl currently resides in San Francisco where she is passionately preserving water resources with two little girls splashing and dreaming by her side.
Cleo Woelfle-Erskine is a hydrologist, educator, and scholar of water. He co-founded the Greywater Guerrillas, and has led dozens of community-based workshops on rainwater harvesting and greywater reuse across North America. His writing on dam removal, environmental justice, and urban gardening has appeared in High Country News and Yes, among other magazines, and in the anthologies Urban Wilds and Dam Nation. An avid gardener, Cleo is also pursuing a PhD in the Energy and Resources group at UC Berkeley where he is investigating how rainwater harvesting affects streamflow.
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The book mostly covered principles I already understand, such as water should flow away from the house. The plant lists were general and did not provide photos. Read morePublished on September 27, 2013 by Jill Townley
I can find the information I want to know.It's great!I love the book and want to creat my rian garden.Published on December 25, 2012 by Yan Zhou