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The essential guide to creating rain gardens

Cleo Woelfle-Erskine

The essential guide to creating rain gardens

capturing rain for your own water-efficient garden

by Cleo Woelfle-Erskine

  • 172 Want to read
  • 40 Currently reading

Published by Timber Press in Portland, Or .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Rain gardens,
  • Runoff,
  • Management,
  • Ecological landscape design

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Other titlesCapturing rain for your own water-efficient garden
    StatementCleo Woelfle-Erskine and Apryl Uncapher
    ContributionsUncapher, Apryl
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTD657.4 .W64 2012
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25005114M
    ISBN 109781604692402
    LC Control Number2011032473

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