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Rain gardens for the Pacific Northwest  Cover Image Book Book

Rain gardens for the Pacific Northwest / Zsofia Pasztor, Keri DeTore ; illustrations by Jill Nunemaker.

Pasztor, Zsofia, (author.). DeTore, Keri, (author.). Nunemaker, Jill, (illustrator.).

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  • ISBN: 9781680510416
  • ISBN: 168051041X
  • Physical Description: 252 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), color map ; 22 cm
  • Publisher: Seattle, Washington : Skipstone, [2017]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Introduction: why does the northwest need rain gardens -- Chapter 1: Hydrology: the movement of water around us -- Chapter 2: Weather and soul: a little meteorology and geology for the pacific northwest -- Chapter 3: siting your rain garden: get up close and personal with your yard -- Chapter 4: planning and design: get your pen and paper ready -- Chapter 5: time to build: let's get dirty -- Chapter 6: Maintenance and troubleshooting: caring for your new pride and joy -- Chapter 7: Smarter gardening with other lid techniques: all roads lead to rome -- Chapter 8: Case studies: Rain garden sucesses -- lastwords: welcome to the rain garden club -- top plants for pacific northwest rain gardens -- rain garden planting design templates -- resources -- indes -- acknowledgements.
Summary, etc.:
Rain Gardens for the Pacific Northwest shows you how to trap and filter dirty water safely in your yard―and how to do that with a beautiful addition to your home. Zsofia Pasztor, a Certified Professional Horticulturalist, shares what she’s learned over the years experimenting with rain gardens in the challenging clay and hardpan soils of the region.
Subject: Rain gardens > Northwest, Pacific.
Rain gardens > Washington (State) > Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Rain gardens > Oregon > Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Runoff > Management.
Ecological landscape design.

Available copies

  • 2 of 2 copies available at Skagit Evergreen Libraries. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at La Conner Regional Library District. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at La Conner Regional Library.


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La Conner Regional Library 635.95 PASZTOR 112455 NON FICTION Available -

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