The Resource Good gardens with less water, Kevin Handreck

Good gardens with less water, Kevin Handreck

Label
Good gardens with less water
Title
Good gardens with less water
Statement of responsibility
Kevin Handreck
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This beautifully illustrated, full-colour book contains a wealth of information on such key topics as: how to improve soil structure to maximise the retention of water for use by plants; selecting drought-tolerant native and exotic plants; working out how much water to apply to different types of plants; choosing the best lawn grass for your climate; rainwater harvesting and use; and how to avoid problems when greywater is used in the garden. With specific chapters devoted to watering systems and equipment, mulches, planting techniques and potted plants, this book offers practical solutions fo
Member of
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
635.95
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
SB475.83
LC item number
.H36 2008eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
CSIRO Publishing gardening guides
Label
Good gardens with less water, Kevin Handreck
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
PREFACE; Acknowledgements; 1 Causes of water shortages; 2 Plants and water; 3 Know your soil; 4 Organic matter and soils; 5 Your soil is a reservoir; 6 Water quality; 7 Delivering water to your plants; 8 Garden watering systems; 9 Mulches: the facts; 10 New gardens and new gardens from old; 11 Dealing with too much water; 12 Lawns; 13 Water for plants in pots; 14 Testing potting mixes; Appendix 1 Sources of extra information; Index
Control code
ocn244003384
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (ix, 166 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780643095816
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
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.b34358523
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)244003384
  • csiro0643095810

Library Locations

    • Deakin University Library - Geelong Waurn Ponds CampusBorrow it
      75 Pigdons Road, Waurn Ponds, Victoria, 3216, AU
      -38.195656 144.304955
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