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A Selected List of Landscaping Books...

Some of the landscaping, native plant, and water-efficient garden books available at the San Benito County Library.

Hollister Branch

Water Conserving Landscaping

• Waterwise Gardening (Sunset)
• Water-Conserving Plants and Landscapes of the Bay Area (EBMUD)
• Xeriscape Series - books and video (American Water Works)

Landscaping with Native Plants

• The California Landscape Garden (Francis & Reiman)
• Paradise by Design: Native Plants and the New American Landscape (Phillips)
• Growing California Native Plants (Schmidt)

General Landscaping

• Easy Care Landscape Plans (Roth & Co.)
• Gardening in California, Landscape and Flower (McLaren)
• Landscape It Yourself (Gibbs)
• California Gardens (Dobyns)
• Western Landscaping Book, 2000 (Sunset)
• Western Garden Book, 2000 (Sunset)
• Landscape Gardening (Time Life)
• Landscaping Small Spaces (Sunset)
• Easy-Care Gardening (Sunset)
• Natural Gardening (Time Life)

San Juan Bautista Branch

• Western Garden Book (Sunset)
• Western Landscaping Book (Sunset)
• California Landscape Garden (Francis & Reiman)
• Gardening with a Wild Heart (Lowry)
• Xeriscape Series - books and video
• The Hummingbird Garden
• Basic Landscape Design (Rossi)
• Postage Stamp Gardening (Newcombe)

Water Conservation Department

• Videos on water-efficient gardening are available on loan from the Water Resources Association; call (831) 637-4378 for more information.

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