Sources for More Information
Bulletin #17: How to Landscape to Save Water
In recent years dozens of books have been published about landscaping and water conservation.
Drip Irrigation for Every Landscape and All Climatesby Robert Kourik
This 128-page book is possibly the best there is on drip irrigation. It is an excellent reference for both the homeowner and the professional. It covers all aspects of drip irrigation, including what equipment you will need, how to design an effective system, how to install it, and how much water to use. Available from Metamorphic Press at 707-874-2606 or online.
Water Right – Conserving Our Water, Preserving Our Environment
This 64-page award-winning book provides comprehensive treatment of the water problem and ideas for conserving water while still maintaining a green landscape. It is available free in downloadable format or in hard copy by contacting Turfgrass Producers International at 847-649-5555.
Links to Some Helpful Organizations
Links to Regional Lists of Drought-Tolerant Trees
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