Description - Sustainable Gardening for the Southeast by Susan M. Varlamoff
As climate change, pollution, and water shortages become prevalent topics of concern, the movement toward sustainability continues to grow, and more and more people seek to reduce their environmental footprint. While gardeners are often in touch with nature, the various processes of garden maintenance can often take a toll on the environment.Sustainable Gardening for the Southeast is a vividly illustrated guide that offers simple techniques to help conserve water, reduce pollutants, and mitigate climate change while increasing biodiversity and attracting pollinators and wildlife. Gardeners will be inspired and empowered to protect and enhance the local ecology as they cultivate a resilient landscape featuring native plants, colorful flowers and trees, and even organically grown fruits and vegetables. And for those who cherish their emerald lawns, Susan Varlamoff provides tips for keeping it green and environmentally sound.Gardeners in the Southeast - whether amateurs or professional landscapers - who want to implement sustainable strategies will find this book the ultimate resource for cultivating a garden that gives back to the earth.
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(229mm x 152mm x mm)
University Press of Florida
Publisher: University Press of Florida
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Author Biography - Susan M. Varlamoff
Susan M. Varlamoff is director of the Office of Environmental Sciences at the University of Georgia, USA a certified Georgia Master Gardener, and the 2012 recipient of the University of Georgia Sustainability Award. She is the author of The Polluters: A Community Fights Back.