A guide to improving the environmental performance of any landscape through the use of green construction and maintenance.
Landscapes create obvious environmental benefits but can have unrecognized negative impacts. Adam Regn Arvidson outlines the five primary problem issuesplant pots, vehicle fuel, energy consumption, water/fertilizer use, and green wasteand details a variety of practices, ranging from exceedingly simple ideas to long-term investments, for making the installation and upkeep of landscapes more green.
A companion website, GreeningtheLandscapeBook.com, provides readers with additional resources and case studies, arranged by environmental impact and geography.
|Publisher:||Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.|
|Product dimensions:||9.00(w) x 5.90(h) x 0.40(d)|
About the Author
Landscape architect Adam Regn Arvidson is based in Minneapolis, Minnesota, and writes regularly for national design publications.