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003    OCoLC 
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008    080818s2008    vraa    ob    001 0 eng d 
020    9780643095816|q(electronic bk.) 
020    0643095810|q(electronic bk.) 
035    (OCoLC)244003384 
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050  4 SB475.83|b.H36 2008eb 
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100 1  Handreck, K. A.|q(Kevin A.),|d1938- 
245 10 Good gardens with less water /|cKevin Handreck. 
264  1 Collingwood, Vic. :|bCsiro Pub.,|c[2008] 
264  4 |c©2008 
300    1 online resource (ix, 166 pages) :|billustrations (some 
       color). 
336    text|btxt|2rdacontent 
337    computer|bc|2rdamedia 
338    online resource|bcr|2rdacarrier 
490 1  CSIRO Publishing gardening guides 
504    Includes bibliographical references and index. 
505 0  PREFACE; Acknowledgements; 1 Causes of water shortages; 2 
       Plants and water; 3 Know your soil; 4 Organic matter and 
       soils; 5 Your soil is a reservoir; 6 Water quality; 7 
       Delivering water to your plants; 8 Garden watering 
       systems; 9 Mulches: the facts; 10 New gardens and new 
       gardens from old; 11 Dealing with too much water; 12 
       Lawns; 13 Water for plants in pots; 14 Testing potting 
       mixes; Appendix 1 Sources of extra information; Index. 
520    This beautifully illustrated, full-colour book contains a 
       wealth of information on such key topics as: how to 
       improve soil structure to maximise the retention of water 
       for use by plants; selecting drought-tolerant native and 
       exotic plants; working out how much water to apply to 
       different types of plants; choosing the best lawn grass 
       for your climate; rainwater harvesting and use; and how to
       avoid problems when greywater is used in the garden. With 
       specific chapters devoted to watering systems and 
       equipment, mulches, planting techniques and potted plants,
       this book offers practical solutions fo. 
588 0  Print version record. 
650  0 Landscape gardening|xWater conservation|zAustralia. 
650  0 Water conservation|zAustralia. 
650  7 GARDENING|xOrnamental Plants.|2bisacsh 
650  7 GARDENING|xClimatic|xTemperate.|2bisacsh 
650  7 GARDENING|xFlowers|xGeneral.|2bisacsh 
650  7 Landscape gardening|xWater conservation.|2fast
       |0(OCoLC)fst00991934 
650  7 Water conservation.|2fast|0(OCoLC)fst01171608 
651  7 Australia.|2fast|0(OCoLC)fst01204543 
776 08 |iPrint version:|aHandreck, K.A. (Kevin A.), 1938-|tGood 
       gardens with less water.|dCollingwood, Vic. : Csiro Pub., 
       ©2008|z9780643094703|z0643094709|w(OCoLC)212842759 
830  0 CSIRO Publishing gardening guides. 
914    ocn244003384 
994    93|bGTK 
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