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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.).


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.

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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.
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 Swinomish 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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