Climate-Wise Landscaping : Practical Actions for a Sustainable FutureBy Susan Reed, Ginny Stibolt
limate-Wise Landscaping presents hundreds of practical actions to help homeowners and gardeners shrink the carbon footprint of every landscape, and create yards that will flourish in new, challenging conditions. Ideal for homeowners, gardeners, and landscape professionals who want to be part of the solution to climate change.
What can we do, right now, in our own landscapes, to help solve climate change?
Predictions about future effects of climate change range from mild to dire - but we're already seeing warmer winters, hotter summers, and more extreme storms. Proposed solutions often seem expensive and complex, and can leave us as individuals at a loss, wondering what, if anything, can be done.
Sue Reed and Ginny Stibolt offer a rallying cry in response - instead of wringing our hands, let's roll up our sleeves. Based on decades of experience, this book is packed with simple, practical steps anyone can take to beautify any landscape or garden, while helping protect the planet and the species that call it home. Topics include:
- Working actively to shrink our carbon footprint through mindful landscaping and gardening
- Creating cleaner air and water
- Increasing physical comfort during hotter seasons
- Supporting birds, butterflies, pollinators, and other wildlife.
This book is the ideal tool for homeowners, gardeners, and landscape professionals who want to be part of the solution to climate change.