Encourages the homeowner to conserve water by restoring natural processes that filter and return water to groundwater reservoirs. Learn the installation and maintenance of rain gardens. Provides garden plans and plant lists for different conditions and styles, including wildlife habitat, a pretty cottage border, and a formal garden. Discusses community gardens, ways that individuals can do their part in conservation, and provides many resources for further information. Rain gardens to suit any style or size of property are within the reach of anyone. Create a beautiful and enjoyable home garden while saving water and the natural environment.
An avid gardener since childhood, Terry Wallace has been a landscape designer for over thirty years. She has owned and managed Wallace Landscape Associates, a firm of landscape architects and designers, since 1980. This is her second book with Schiffer Publishing, Ltd., her first being Landscaping for the Mid-Atlantic.