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Gardening with Less Water: Low-Tech, Low-Cost Techniques; Use up to 90% Less Water in Your Garden

David A. Bainbridge

List price £10.99
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01 Jan 2016
Storey Publishing
128 pages - 203 x 152 x 10mm


Are you facing drought or water shortages? Gardening with Less Water offers simple, inexpensive, low-tech techniques for watering your garden much more efficiently -- using up to 90% less water for the same results. With illustrated step-by-step instructions, David Bainbridge shows you how to install buried clay pots and pipes, wicking systems, and other porous containers that deliver water directly to a plant's roots with no or minimal evaporation. These systems are available at hardware stores and garden centres; are easy to set up and use; and work for garden beds, container gardens, and trees.

Gardening with Less Water introduces gardeners to simple low-cost, low-tech techniques-using terra-cotta pipes, wicks, and recycled plastic bottles-that are up to 10 times more efficient than traditional watering methods.

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