The Green Blue Book: The Simple Water-Savings Guide to Everything in Your LifeWith 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 ...
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.
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.