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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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Energy-Wise Landscape Design is for those of you who are serious about greening up your grounds. While this is an attractive book, it is not stuffed with pretty fluffy images. Author Sue Reed has created a serious read where, among other things, you will learn about situating your house for the most efficient cooling and heating, designing ecosystems, water efficiency, solar, wind, water, and geothermal energy, and even how to plant a thriving wildflower meadow.”