Published by Storey Publishing in 2015, this book by David A. Bainbridge provides numerous low cost solutions to water efficiency in a garden. Although written from the perspective of a scientist who works in the Sonoran desert in the Arizona, there are many ideas that are adaptable to the home garden. Given that water is
Containers provide great flexibility in a garden-they allow you to garden in a restricted space and grow plants which require specialized soils. Containers can also be used to restrict the growth of plants that might otherwise take over the garden, such as lemon thyme or mint. However, providing adequate water to containers provides some challenges.
By Lester R. Brown- a book review “Food is the new oil,” writes Brown. With that he says food will become the pressure point for global insecurity. He makes the case by citing statistics documenting the rising of food prices, the shrinking stores of foods, the growing population, and people moving up the food chain,
A quote from Pam Penick’s excellent book ‘The Water-Saving Garden’:“… we design our homes and grade our property to shed water and then pay to pipe it back in and spray it across our yards when rainfall is scarce – and often even when it isn’t. With a heedlessness born of cheap, plentiful water –