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Bulletin #52: Making Good Use of Small Spaces

Today there is considerable interest in “green” buildings and other spaces. This coincides well with the topic of this bulletin making good use of small spaces. There is much more available on these topics than can be shown here, but below are some good starting points when seeking additional sources of information.


  • Designing the High Line produced by Friends of the High Line
  • Green Roof Construction and Maintenance by Kelly Luckett
  • Green Roof Plants: A Resource and Planting Guide by Edmund C. Snodgrass & Lucie L. Snodgrass
  • Planting Green Roofs and Living Walls by Nigel Dunnett
  • Landscaping Small Spaces by Hazel White

When viewing any of these books at, see additional related books that are recommended.

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