The Climate Conscious Gardener

The Climate Conscious Gardener

by Janet Marinelli (Editor)



Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781889538495
Publisher: Brooklyn Botanic Garden
Publication date: 06/01/2010
Series: BBG Guides for a Greener Planet Series
Pages: 120
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.28(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction: A Wake-up Call from the Climate Janet Marinelli 4

A Gardener's Guide to Climate Change Janet Marinelli 8

Reducing Your Garden's Climate Footprint Janet Marinelli 30

A Guide to Landscape Materials and Products Kelly Ogrodnik 54

Offsetting Carbon Emissions in Your Garden Janet Marinelli 58

Landscaping for Home Energy Efficiency 61

The Climate Footprint of Homegrown Food Amanda Knaul Susan K. Pell 72

Turning Your Landscape into a Carbon Sink Niall Dunne 78

Carbon Sequestration in Soil 80

Carbon Sequestration in Plants 94

Beyond the Garden Barbara Pearson 102

For More Information 110

Contributors 113

Index 115

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