Save Water: Xeriscape

Save Water: Xeriscape


Courtesy means planting gardens that require little or no water. A smart thing to do in Southern California! The Orbach Science Library has many beautiful resources to help you build your drought-tolerant garden.


With Book Jackets

Dry Gardening Handbook courtesy of WorldCat
The dry gardening handbook : plants and practices for a changing climate / by Olivier Filippi.
London : Thames & Hudson, 2008.
SB439.8 F55 2008
Dryland Gardening courtesy of WorldCat
Dryland gardening : plants that survive and thrive in tough conditions / Jennifer Bennett.
Buffalo : Firefly Books, 2005.
SB439.8 .B46 2005
Garden Plants for Mediterranean Climates courtesy of WorldCat
Garden plants for Mediterranean climates / Graham Payne.
Marlborough : Crowood, 2002.
SB453.3.M4 P29 2002

Gardening the Mediterranean Way courtesy of WorldCat
Gardening the Mediterranean way / text and photographs by Heidi Gildmeister
New York : H.N. Abrams, c2004.
SB453.3.M48 G56 2004
Low-Use-Water Gardening courtesy of WorldCat
Low-water-use plants : for California & the Southwest / by Carol Shuler.
Tucson, Ariz. : Fisher Books, c1993.
SB439.8 .S58 1993
Mediterranean Gardening, Waterwise Approach courtesy of WorldCat
Mediterranean gardening : a waterwise approach / Heidi Gildemeister
Berkeley, Calif. : University of California Press, 2002.
SB475.83 .G56 2002
Xeriscape Color Guide courtesy of WorldCat Xeriscape color guide : 100 water-wise plants for gardens and landscapes / edited by David Winger
Denver, Colo. : Denver Water ; Golden, Colo. : Fulcrum Pub., c1998.
SB439.8 .X47 1998

Without Book Jackets

  • Drought irrigation strategies for deciduous orchards / David A. Goldhamer.
    Berkeley : University of California, Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources, [1989?]
    SB357.285 .G65 1989
    Book 1 here
  • Drought tips for vegetable and field crop production / Snyder, Richard L., et al.
    Oakland : University of California, Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources, 1989.
    TD388 .S56 1989
  • Drought tolerant ornamental plants for the Coachella Valley / Aslan, Sam.
    Indio, Ca. : Coachella Valley Resource Conservation District ; Palm Springs, Ca. : Desert Water Agency, 1983.
    SB439.8 .A75 1983
  • Easy gardening with drought-resistant plants, by Arno and Irene Nehrling.
    New York, Hearthside Press [1968]
    SB454 .N38 1968
  • Waterwise landscaping with trees, shrubs & vines : a xeriscape guide for the Rocky Mountain region,
    Knopf, Jim
    Boulder, Colo. : Chamisa Books, c2003.
    SB439.8 .K66 2003

This exhibit was created on March 19, 2010 and  designed by Margaret Hogarth.

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