February 2, 2008

Bookshop: celebrating the rain

A Maine weather stick

An upward tilt  to the Maine weather stick indicates fair weather, a downward tilt indicates inclement weather. Read more on Wikipedia. With several rainy days last week and more rain tomorrow, perhaps it's time to curl up with books about (saving) rain water.

Rain Gardens: Managing Water Sustainably in the Garden and Designed Landscape by Nigel Dunnett, Andy Clayden

Introduction to Stormwater: Concept, Purpose, Design by Bruce K. Ferguson

Design for Water: Rainwater Harvesting, Stormwater Catchment, and Alternate Water Reuse by Heather Kinkade-Levario

Water Features for Small Gardens: From Concept to Construction by Keith Davitt

Green Streets: Innovative Solutions for Stormwater and Stream Crossings by Metro

For more titles, browse The Printed Leaf bookshop! Also, watch the After the Storm video, produced by the EPA and The Weather Channel.

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