XERISCAPE: LANDSCAPING WITH STYLE in the ARIZONA DESERT

       


Suggested Reading

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Harvesting Rainwater
Irrigation
Maintenance
Plants
Xeriscape



Harvesting Rainwater
Landscape resource reading recommendations City of Tucson Water Harvesting Guidance Manual
Author: Ann Audrey Phillips
Publisher: 2005
http://dot.tucsonaz.gov/stormwater/downloads/2006WaterHarvesting.pdf

Landscape resource reading recommendations Design for Water: Rainwater Harvesting, Stormwater Catchment and Alternate Water Reuse
Author: Heather Kinkade-Levario
Publisher: New Society Publishers 2007

Landscape resource reading recommendations Graywater Guidelines
Author: Val L. Little
Publisher: Water CASA 2003
http://www.watercasa.org/graywaterguidelines.php

Landscape resource reading recommendations Harvesting Rainwater for Landscape Use
Author: Patricia Waterfall
Publisher: Arizona Department of Water Resources, Tucson Active Mangement Area 2004
http://ag.arizona.edu/pubs/water/az1344.pdf

Landscape resource reading recommendations Rainwater Harvesting for Drylands and Beyond (Vol. 1 and Vol. 2)
Author: Brad Lancaster
Publisher: Rainsource Press 2006 and 2007

Landscape resource reading recommendations The Desert House
Author: Thomas Hulen
Publisher: Desert Botanical Garden 1997

Landscape resource reading recommendations Water Harvesting for Urban Landscapes
Author: W. Gerald Matlock
Publisher: Tucson Water 1985

Irrigation
Landscape resource reading recommendations All About Sprinklers and Drip Systems
Publisher: Ortho Books 2006

Landscape resource reading recommendations Garden Watering Systems
Author: Susan Lang and the Editors of Sunset Books
Publisher: Sunset Books 1999

Landscape resource reading recommendations Guidelines for Landscape Drip Irrigation Systems
Author: Arizona Landscape Irrigation Guidelines Committee (available from the Arizona Municipal Water Users Association)
Publisher: 2001
http://www.amwua.org/pdfs/drip_irrigation_guide.pdf

Landscape resource reading recommendations Landscape Watering by the Numbers: A Guide for the Arizona Desert
Author: Water - Use it Wisely
Publisher: Park&Co.
http://wateruseitwisely.com/region/arizona/100-ways-to-conserve/outdoor-tips/landscape-watering-guide.php

Landscape resource reading recommendations Sprinklers and Drip Systems
Author: Editors of Sunset Books
Publisher: Sunset Publications Corporation 2006

Maintenance
Landscape resource reading recommendations Pruning, Planting and Care: Plants for the Arid West
Author: Eric A. Johnson and Scott Millard
Publisher: Ironwood Press 1997

Landscape resource reading recommendations Southwestern Landscaping with Native Plants
Author: Judith Phillips
Publisher: Museum of New Mexico Press 1987

Plants
Landscape resource reading recommendations Agaves, Yuccas and Related Plants
Author: Mary Irish and Gary Irish
Publisher: Timber Press, Inc. 2000

Landscape resource reading recommendations Arizona Gardener's Guide
Author: Mary Irish
Publisher: Cool Springs Press 2003
http://www.dbg.org/index.php/shop/gardenshop/bookscds/gardenerguide

Landscape resource reading recommendations Arizona Low Desert Flower Garden: A Seasonal Guide to Bloom, Height, Color, and Texture
Author: Kirti Mathura
Publisher: Gibbs Smith 2007
http://www.dbg.org/index.php/shop/gardenshop/bookscds/arizonalowdesert

Landscape resource reading recommendations Cool Plants for Hot Gardens: 200 Water-Smart Choices for the Southwest
Author: Greg Starr
Publisher: Rio Nuevo Publishers 2009
http://www.starr-nursery.com

Landscape resource reading recommendations Desert Gardener's Calendar: Your Month-by-Month Guide
Author: George Brookbank
Publisher: The University of Arizona Press 1999

Landscape resource reading recommendations Desert Gardening for Beginners
Author: Cathy Cromell, Linda Guy and Lucy Bradley
Publisher: Arizona Master Gardener Press 1999

Landscape resource reading recommendations Desert Gardening: Fruits and Vegetables
Author: George Brookbank
Publisher: Fisher Books 1997

Landscape resource reading recommendations Desert Harvest: A Guide to Vegetable Gardening in Arid Lands
Author: Jane Nyhuis
Publisher: Growing Connections 1982, 1995

Landscape resource reading recommendations Desert Hummingbird Gardens
Author: Sylvia Yoder
Publisher: Real Estate Consulting and Education, Inc. 1999

Landscape resource reading recommendations Desert Landscaping for Beginners
Author: Cathy L. Cromell and Carole Palmer (illustrator)
Publisher: Master Gardener Press 2001
http://ag.arizona.edu/maricopa/garden/html/pubs/dsrtlnsc.htm

Landscape resource reading recommendations Desert Landscaping: How to Start and Maintain a Healthy Landscape in the Southwest
Author: George Brookbank
Publisher: University of Arizona Press 1992

Landscape resource reading recommendations Gardening in Dry Climates
Author: Scott Millard
Publisher: Ortho Books 1989

Landscape resource reading recommendations Gardening in the Desert: A Guide to Plant Selection and Care
Author: Mary Irish
Publisher: University of Arizona Press 2000

Landscape resource reading recommendations Hot Garden: Landscape Design for the Desert Southwest
Author: Scott Calhoun
Publisher: Rio Nuevo Publishers 2009
http://www.zonagardens.com/landscape/press/designerplant.asp#book

Landscape resource reading recommendations Hot Pots: Container Gardening in the Arid Southwest
Author: Scott Calhoun and Lynn Hassler
Publisher: Rio Nuevo Publishers 2009
http://www.zonagardens.com

Landscape resource reading recommendations How to Grow Native Plants of Texas and the Southwest
Author: Jill Nokes
Publisher: University of Texas Press 2001

Landscape resource reading recommendations How to Grow the Wildflowers
Author: Eric A. Johnson and Scott Millard
Publisher: Ironwood Press 1993

Landscape resource reading recommendations Landscape Plants for Dry Regions
Author: Warren Jones and Charles Sacamano
Publisher: Fisher Books 2000

Landscape resource reading recommendations Landscape Plants for the Arizona Desert: A Guide to Growing More Than 200 Low-Water-Use Plants
Publisher: Arizona Municipal Water Users Association
http://www.amwua.org/plants

Landscape resource reading recommendations Landscaping for Desert Wildlife
Publisher: Arizona Game and Fish 1992

Landscape resource reading recommendations Low Water Use Plants for California and the Southwest
Author: Carol Shuler
Publisher: Fisher Books 1993

Landscape resource reading recommendations Month-By-Month Gardening in the Deserts of Arizona
Author: Mary Irish
Publisher: Cool Springs Press 2008

Landscape resource reading recommendations Native Plants for Southwestern Landscapes
Author: Judy Mielke
Publisher: University of Texas Press 1993

Landscape resource reading recommendations Perennials for the Southwest: Plants that Flourish in Arid Gardens
Author: Mary Irish
Publisher: Timber Press 2006

Landscape resource reading recommendations Plants for Dry Climates: How to Select, Grow, and Enjoy
Author: Mary Rose Duffield and Warren Jones
Publisher: Perseus Publishing 2001

Landscape resource reading recommendations Plants for Natural Gardens: Southwestern Native & Adaptive Trees, Shrubs, Wildflowers and Grasses
Author: Judith Phillips
Publisher: Museum of new Mexico Press 1995

Landscape resource reading recommendations Shade and Color with Water-Conserving Plants
Author: James E. Walters and Balbir Backhaus
Publisher: Timber Press, Inc. 1992

Landscape resource reading recommendations Sunset Western Garden Book
Author: Editors of Sunset Books and Sunset Magazine
Publisher: Sunset Publishing Corporation 2007

Landscape resource reading recommendations Sunset Western Landscaping
Author: Kathleen Norris Brenzel ed.
Publisher: Sunset Publishing Corporation 2006

Landscape resource reading recommendations Trees and Shrubs for the Southwest: Woody Plants for Arid Gardens
Author: Mary Irish
Publisher: Timber Press 2008

Landscape resource reading recommendations Wildflowers of the Desert Southwest
Author: Meg Quinn
Publisher: Rio Nuevo Press 2002

Turf
Landscape resource reading recommendations Desert Lawn Care Guide
Publisher: Arizona Municipal Water Users Association
http://www.amwua.org/pdfs/desert_lawn_care-english.pdf

Xeriscape
Landscape resource reading recommendations Earth-Friendly Desert Gardening
Author: Cathy Cromell, Jo Miller, and Lucy K. Bradley
Publisher: Master Gardener Press 2003
http://cals.arizona.edu/maricopa/garden/html/pubs/mgpress/efdg.htm

Landscape resource reading recommendations Good Reasons to Take Out your Grass
Author: Arizona Municipal Water Users Association
Publisher: Arizona Municipal Water Users Association
http://www.amwua.org/pdfs/turf_removal-english.pdf

Landscape resource reading recommendations Xeriscape: Landscaping with Style in the Arizona Desert
Author: Arizona Municipal Water Users Association
Publisher: Arizona Municipal Water Users Association
http://amwua.org/xeriscape_landscape_with_style.html


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