Water Saving Books
Taylor's Guide to Water-Saving Gardening: A Sourcebook for Gardeners, Fully Illustrated with 324 Color Photographs (Taylor's Gardening Guides)
In areas that experience frequent water shortages, gardeners need to find new and innovative ways to grow their gardens. This book provides the answers to such questions as, Which plants will thrive without much water? Different varieties of flowers, ground covers, shrubs, and trees are all discussed. Helpful gardening techniques are provided for the 260 plants featured, including effective irrigation and soil improvement.
Water is one of this earth’s most precious resources. Our world is one large network of water flow, and we should each do our part to conserve the water and keep it clean! While we think about the oceans being full of billions of gallons of water, it’s important to remember that we cannot drink salt water. When you look solely at the amount of drinkable water on the planet, only 1% of the water on our planet is water we could drink. It’s important that we preserve this water as much as possible.Think of how you use water each day. Are you careful with it, to use only what you need? Do you ensure that the water is not polluted or contaminated as it heads back out into the world?These practical tips will help you learn how to use water more efficiently and become a custodian of the water which is entrusted to your care. Some of the suggestions are easy while others might involve a bit more work. No matter where you currently fall in the scale of saving water, you'll find something here to give a try!All author's proceeds from this Green Living series support environmental charities.
Why do we need to save water? This title introduces readers to the importance of saving water. Ways readers can conserve water are discussed. Problems with changes in weather patterns and pollution are also covered. An activity to help readers understand the concept is included.
Best Water Saving - Watering Methods - Replacing Your Water Can in Your Garden (Gardening Series Book 26)
Table of ContentsIntroductionWater CanUsing a Hose PipeWater Sprinkler or Artificial RainerWater Needed for Different CropsQuantity of Water Needed for Your GardenOverwatering And Under WateringWhere Do You Get the Water from?Disadvantages of Overhead IrrigationSoil ErosionConclusionWater Tanks and CanalsAuthor BioPublisherIntroductionSome people are just going to look at this topic of watering methods and wonder, why anybody would want to write on different ways of watering. You just sow the seeds, you just pick up the cans, and hosepipes, and water the plants, don't you? Ah, that is all right, but at what intervals? Which plants need how much water? This book is going to tell you all about methods of how you are going to replace your water can at the same time preserving water. Also, because this gardening series is more into sustainable gardening, and preservation of our natural resources, you are going to get plenty of information on how you can save water, prevent water loss and at the same time have a really well appreciated harvest.
A guide to growing beautiful gardens in drought-prone areas utilizing minimal water for maximum results.With climate change, water rationing, and drought on the rise, conserving water is more important than ever—but that doesn’t mean your gardening options are limited to cacti and rocks. The Water-Saving Garden provides gardeners and homeowners with a diverse array of techniques and plentiful inspiration for creating outdoor spaces that are so beautiful and inviting, it’s hard to believe they are water-thrifty. Including a directory of 100 plants appropriate for a variety of drought-prone regions of the country, this accessible and contemporary guide is full of must-know information on popular gardening topics like native and drought-tolerant plants, rainwater harvesting, greywater systems, permeable paving, and more.
With hundreds of entertaining facts, Thomas Kostigen gives simple tips for water saving, both the water you see and use and "virtual water," the water you cannot see but is embedded in the things you consume. For example, it takes 27 gallons of water to grow a banana but only 19 gallons of water to grow an apple―thus choosing to eat an apple can save 8 gallons of water. The Green Blue Book includes an extensive guide so you can make smarter choices and help reduce the demand for water-intensive foods and products. With breakthrough research, humor, and a hopeful message, The Green Blue Book will show how, drop by drop, one's water savings can add up.
Saving Energy - A Step by Step Guide for Saving Electricity, Gas and Water in Every Room of Your Home
Who doesn’t want to save electricity, gas and water in their home?Even folks who do not believe in global warming or climate change would rather not spend more money for energy than they have to. Whether you live in a shack in the middle of the forest in Maine, or in a high rise apartment in New York City, there are many easy things you can do to reduce your energy costs.Fortunately you do not have to live like the Amish or make drastic changes to your life to reduce your energy consumption. You only have to make a conscious effort.Are you sick of yet another high electricity bill?Do you feel like you are powerless against the big utility companies?You are not powerless anymore. Using the methods described in Saving Energy – A Step by Step Guide for Saving Electricity, Gas and Water you will be empowered to reduce your energy usage by up to 50%. Hard-core readers will save even more!The author, Jody Graham, has been helping others reduce their energy costs for over a decade while helping them get off the power grid and power their homes with solar energy. He has also been living "off the grid" for over twelve years and has had to learn and implement these strategies in order to make his solar home as efficient as possible.All purchasers of this book will also receive three extra bonuses:1. Access to more energy saving tips, videos and formulas that expand on this book's contents to encourage you to get started on your energy saving journey right away. It is our gift to you.2. Free updates for life – It is our goal to make the most comprehensive resource on the planet for Saving Energy in your home. We will be making updates to this book every 6 months. As our customer, we will send you these updates for free. Go to our website for more details.3. Ability to earn free books – To make this book the best energy saving book available we are asking our valuable readers for ideas and tips to add to our book. If you have a great electricity, gas or water saving tip, please go to our website and submit your idea. If we use your submission, we will give you a free copy of one of our other books which also will include free lifetime updates.Simply visit books.jodygraham.com and click on “Saving Energy” to claim your extra bonuses. See you there!