The Climate Conscious GardenerBook - 2010
This volume provides a step-by-step guide to offsetting climate change through gardens and landscaping. This book includes information, based on the latest climate research, on how to prevent climate change in your garden and beyond. It introduces climate science for gardeners and gives tips on reducing your landscape's climate footprint and even making your garden into a "carbon sink". This work provides strategies for placing trees, shrubs, and vines to reduce the energy needed to heat and cool your home and information about how to design a food garden that minimizes emissions while providing fresh, healthy produce. In addition it includes an overview of community tree-planting, food saving, and citizen science projects.
Publisher: Brooklyn, NY : Brooklyn Botanic Garden, c2010.
Branch Call Number: 635.0484/CLIMATE
Characteristics: 119 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 23 cm.