Waterwise Gardening 4th Edition - Kevin Walsh New softcover book
by KEVIN WALSH
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New softcover book published 2009, 4th Ed. 192 pages.
Waterwise Gardening sets out the Six Vital Principles by
which we can have a beautiful garden and save water too. It describes over 200
drought-tolerant trees, shrubs, groundcovers, perennials, and bulbs and
discusses their features and requirements. Full of information on waterwise
design, the power of mulch, the pros and cons of various watering systems and
products, this fourth edition is a complete revision of Kevin Walsh's pioneering
and best-selling book, Water-saving Gardening.
This new, fully updated edition is rich with colour and includes easy-to-follow text and
diagrams, so that you can dip in and pick up handy tips, select plants,
contemplate changes to your garden's layout or get into the finer points of
setting up a tank, or even using greywater. Whatever you do, your waterwise
garden can always be colourful and attractive. Beat the water restrictions, save
water and save on your water bill.
About the author
Kevin Walsh is widely recognized as one of Australia's leading authorities on Waterwise Gardening. He has over twenty years experience in the field and has been an advocate of waterwise gardening practices for over 15 years.
Kevin is the author of Australia's first and best-selling book, Waterwise Gardening, originally released in 1993 and now in its 4th edition. He has presented numerous public speaking engagements and workshops on the topic throughout Victoria since the book's release.
Kevin has been presenter of the Green Gardeners programme since 2005, instructing garden industry professionals on how to achieve more environmentally-aware and sustainable outcomes in their business. This provides them with information on utilizing sustainable gardening principles, with an emphasis on water resources, which they can then promote to their customers and clients.
Currently a key adviser and consultant to Coliban Water and Central Highlands Water in Victoria on reducing water usage in the garden, Kevin has also been employed by Sydney Water to advise on garden issues and to promote water-saving ideas on their website.
Kevin is in high demand for public speaking and consulting on Waterwise Gardening. He has wide experience:
- Advising water authorities, conservation, and gardening organizations
- Educating garden industry workers and home gardeners
- Promoting gardening, using waterwise techniques
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