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Author Meyer, Susan E.

Title Landscaping on the new frontier : waterwise design for the Intermountain West / Susan E. Meyer [and others] ; illustrations by Bettina Schultz.

Imprint Logan, Utah : Utah State University Press, 2009.

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Description 1 online resource (xiv, 239 pages) : illustrations (chiefly color), color map
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Series Book collections on Project MUSE.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 227-237) and index.
Summary A practical volume for the home or business owner on landscaping with native, drought-tolerant plants in the Rocky Mountain West. Filled with color illustrations, photos, and design sketches, over 100 native species are described, while practical tips on landscape design, water-wise irrigation, and keeping down the weeds are provided. In this book you will learn how to use natural landscapes to inspire your own designed landscape around your business or home and yard. Included are design principles, practical ideas, and strong examples of what some homeowners have already done to convert tradit.
Contents Ch. 1. Native landscapes of the intermountain West -- ch. 2. How to design native landscapes -- ch. 3. How to water native landscapes -- ch. 4. How to install native landscapes -- ch. 5. How to care for native landscapes -- ch. 6. Native landscape pioneers tell their stories -- ch. 7. The planet palette.
Local Note JSTOR Books at JSTOR Open Access
Subject Native plant gardening -- Great Basin.
Natural landscaping -- Great Basin.
Landscape irrigation -- Great Basin.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: Meyer, Susan E. Landscaping on the new frontier. Logan, Utah : Utah State University Press, 2009 9780874217094 (DLC) 2008051557 (OCoLC)291453870
ISBN 9780874217100 (electronic bk.)
0874217105 (electronic bk.)