Are you looking for ideas to save water in your garden? I know I a lot of gardeners are, myself included and that’s how I found Pam Penick’s new book The Water Saving Garden.
I know a lot of gardeners, that are facing drought conditions feel guilty about watering and are looking for alternatives that use less water than the traditional garden or lawn. The Water Saving Garden is an great reference book with concepts on how to create a garden that uses less water. This Pam Penick’s second book about gardening her first book, Lawn Gone was released in 2013.
Her new book, The Water Saving Garden:How to Grow a Gorgeous Garden with a Lot Less Water is yet another inspiration to garden lovers everywhere on sound ideas on how to use less water in your garden. The information appeals to both traditional yards and potted gardeners alike.
The book is broken into five useful sections and easy to reference. You will learn about these ideas and more:
- Inspirational tour of water saving gardens from around the country in different climates.
- Practical DIY tips on how to collect and hold rainwater in your yard and garden.
- Alternatives to the traditional lawn, including family friendly ideas.
- Suggestions for the container gardeners with patios or balconies.
- Ripple Zone planting for effective plant clustering and watering
- Visualize decorating tricks to resemble water in your garden.
- Get yourself started with a list of 101 plants with drought tolerance for gardens across the country.
I enjoyed the book and you will too, you can buy it here. Even as an experienced gardener I found new ideas that I can implement in my garden. This book for anyone who is looking for new ideas about designing, redesigning, or adding additional garden ideas that are water consciousness.
You can find out more about Pam Penick at her website: www.penick.net
I received this book from Blogging for Books for this review. My honest review is I enjoyed the book and found the information useful for creating a water saving garden and the post may contain affiliate links thank you for supporting Travel Home & Garden.