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By Rob Cross

• provides details in a non-technical format
• Synthesizes sustainability matters, details, language, evidence and figures which are presently greatly dispersed via quite a number media and tough to access
• offers a context to the numerous ways that we will be able to deal with our parks and gardens in a manner that contributes to sustainable living

This e-book is designed to minimize the environmental impression of horticulture via supplying horticulturists, either novice undefined, with a source for making educated judgements approximately how they layout, build and hold their gardens and parks.

Our gardens are a microcosm of nature; the ecological methods that pass on in a backyard reflect these working on a world scale. the higher we comprehend and quantify those cycles and approaches, as they function on either huge and small scales, the more beneficial could be our administration suggestions.

The e-book introduces the reader to the historic context of the worldwide, nationwide and native environmental matters that confront us and examines the assumption of sustainable dwelling as a method of addressing those concerns. It attracts awareness to the hot self-discipline of sustainability technological know-how with its emphasis on environmental accounting, and the way this can be being utilized on the worldwide, nationwide, state, family and person degrees to set up benchmarks, set administration pursuits, verify tendencies and degree growth in the direction of sustainability.

The contribution of parks and gardens to sustainable residing is classed via quantifying the horticultural intake of power, water and fabrics. The e-book additionally discusses how gardens could make a massive contribution to a sustainable destiny via elevated meals creation and an in depth reference to the neighborhood environment.

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