Creating Rain Gardens: Capturing the Rain for Your Own Water-Efficient Garden

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Timber Press (OR)
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8.0 X 0.7 X 8.9 inches | 1.15 pounds
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About the Author

Apryl Uncapher is an ecological designer dedicated to rainwater harvesting modeled on nature's examples. Co-author of the San Francisco Rainwater Harvesting Guide, Apryl has consulted on a variety of integrative stormwater management and water recycling projects for more than a decade. With a degree in innovative design engineering from Purdue University and accredited as a LEED professional, Apryl continually sources opportunities to participate in water projects that inspire a sustainable water consciousness. Apryl currently resides in San Francisco where she is passionately preserving water resources with two little girls splashing and dreaming by her side. Cleo Woelfle-Erskine is a hydrologist, educator, and scholar of water. He co-founded the Greywater Guerrillas, and has led dozens of community-based workshops on rainwater harvesting and greywater reuse. His writing has appeared in outlets like High Country News, Yes, Urban Wilds, Dam Nation, and Sustainable Water. An avid gardener, Woelfle-Erskine is also a teacher of equity and environmental justice at the University of Washington.


"The book is a beautifully-written practical guide to planning and creating your own rain garden." --Green Upgrader

"This is a hard-working book. It's full of plans, diagrams, checklists, case studies, and solid, practical advice." --Garden Green Angels Blog