Mediterranean Gardening: A Waterwise Approach [Audiobook] download free by Heidi Gildemeister

Mediterranean Gardening: A Waterwise Approach Audiobook download free by Heidi Gildemeister
  • Listen audiobook: Mediterranean Gardening: A Waterwise Approach
  • Author: Heidi Gildemeister
  • Release date: 2003/8/23
  • Publisher: UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA PRESS
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Technology and Engineering
  • ISBN: 9780520236479
  • Rating: 9.14 of 10
  • Votes: 774
  • Review by: Emerson Webber
  • Review rating: 8.31 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/11/26
  • Duration: 2H37M35S in 256 kbps (41.6 MB)
  • Date of creation of the audiobook: 2018-09-19
  • You can listen to this audiobook in formats: FLAC, MPEG4, WAV, WMA, MP3, MPC, AIFF (compression JAR, TAR.GZ, RAR, GZ, DEB, ZIP, TAR.LZO)
  • Total pages original book: 208
  • Includes a PDF summary of 23 pages
  • Duration of the summary (audio): 17M45S (4.6 MB)
  • Description or summary of the audiobook: Gardening in harmony with a Mediterranean climate means taking advantage of winter rain and allowing the garden to rest over hot summers. In this beautifully illustrated, practical handbook, Heidi Gildemeister provides both novice and experienced gardeners with a comprehensive guide for waterwise gardening, with over one thousand drought-tolerant Mediterranean plants chosen both for their beauty and for their easygoing ways. Well indexed with common and botanical names, 'Mediterranean Gardening' will be indispensable not only for gardeners in California, the Mediterranean basin, and Mediterranean climate areas in South America, Australia, and Africa, but for anyone living in a region that experiences drought. Gildemeister explains how drought-tolerant plants that are suitably matched with a site and carefully planted and mulched can live on winter rain and, once established, do not need additional summer water - as in nature. The Plant Selection lists over one thousand plants from nearly five hundred genera, including their preferred growing conditions, propagation, best use, and maintenance.Guidelines in eight steps describe the planning of waterwise gardens, such as for the establishment of dappled shade to conserve precious soil moisture. Successful alternatives to the water-intensive lawn offer attractive design ideas. 'Mediterranean Gardening' offers a wealth of information: 'easy' plants for the beginner, new choices for the garden architect, and for botanists the latest findings on minimum temperatures plants can endure. An extensive bibliography covering drought tolerance and a list of useful addresses make this book as helpful to people converting to water-, labor-, and ecology-conscious gardening as to those starting from scratch.
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Gardening Books, Applied Ecology, Water Supply & Treatment, Specialized Gardening Methods
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 15.12 USD
  • Dimensions: 194x260x15mm
  • Weight: 513g
  • Printed by: Not Available
  • Published in: Berkerley, United States

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