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Designing home landscapes to be:

  • Ecologically rich
  • Comfortably livable
  • Energy efficient
  • Climate-wise
  • Inviting to wildlife
  • Naturally beautiful
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Books by Sue Reed

Climate-Wise Landscaping

Climate-Wise Landscaping: Practical Actions for a Sustainable Futurewith co-author Ginny Stibolt
(Publication date April, 2018)

Both books are packed with practical actions and ideas that show readers how to:

  • Save energy and money
  • Shrink their landscape's carbon footprint
  • Respond to climate change
  • Create beautiful gardens and grounds that also help the environment
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Climate-Wise Blog

Tips for creating landscapes that:

  • Conserve energy and minimize our landscapes' carbon footprint
  • Contribute to solving climate change
  • Maximize storage of carbon in plants and soil
  • Are good for us and good for the planet
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“Plants matter, and no one has articulated their role in conserving energy in our landscapes better than Susan Reed. Energy-Wise Landscape Design is a comprehensive yet unusually readable review of the whys and wherefores of designing ecologically responsible landscapes. If you are looking for easy ways to reduce your carbon footprint while helping to sustain the ecosystems that sustain you, read this book.”