Rainwater Harvesting for Drylands and Beyond by Brad Lancaster

Multi-use Plant Info (including Tucson Water-Requirement Calculations & Rain-Garden Zones)

Plants’ water needs and tolerance determine the ideal Rain-Garden Zone. See plant lists in appendix 4 for more.

Plants For A Future
An online resource center for rare and unusual plants, particularly those which have edible, medicinal or other uses. According to their website, they practice vegan-organic permaculture with emphasis on creating an ecologically sustainable environment based largely on perennial plants. Their database includes over 7,000 plants.

Example Plant Lists, Rain-Garden Zones, & Water-Requirement Calculations for Tucson
Click to view/download: *APPENDIX 4: Example Plant Lists, Rain-Garden Zone/Locations for Listed Plants, and Water-Requirement Calculations for Tucson, Arizona, plus a Sonoran-Desert-Foods Harvest Calendar–2nd edition* (PDF)

Drops in a Bucket Blog

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Upcoming Events

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Umbrella Newsletter

The Umbrella: December 2014

News, media, and events from Brad Lancaster.

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