Landscaping for Dummies

Author(s): Philip Giroux, Bob Beckstrom, Lance Walheim

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Provides solutions to common landscaping problems, along with tips on landscaping in any environment and step-by-step instructions for planting and pruning.


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Phillip Giroux owns a landscape design firm. Home improvement authority Bob Beckstrom and garden expert Lance Wallheim are veteran authors. The National Gardening Association is America's largest nonprofit gardening organization.

Introduction. PART I: Designing Your Landscape. Chapter 1: Plotting Your Landscape Design. Chapter 2: Thinking Like a Designer. Chapter 3: Getting Serious about Your Design. PART II: Building Hardscape into Your Yard. Chapter 4: Taming Your Site. Chapter 5: Fences, Walls, Gates, and Paths. Chapter 6: Building Decks and Patios. Chapter 7: Creating an Outdoor Room. PART III: The Planting o' the Green. Chapter 8: Barking Up the Right Tree. Chapter 9: Landscaping with Shrubs and Vines. Chapter 10: Using Plants for Color and Texture. Chapter 11: Covering Lots of Ground. Chapter 12: Solutions for Your Landscape Problems. PART IV: Putting It All Together. Chapter 13: Plans for Your Whole Lot. Chapter 14: Plans for Special Situations. Chapter 15: Plans for "Theme" Landscapes. PART V: The Part of Tens. Chapter 16: Ten Ways to Make Your Surroundings Unique. Chapter 17: Tens Ways to Conserve Energy. Chapter 18: Ten Ways to Increase Your Home's Resale Value. Appendix: Landscaping Resources. Index. Book Registration Information.

General Fields

  • : 9780764551284
  • : John Wiley & Sons Inc
  • : Hungry Minds Inc,U.S.
  • : January 1999
  • : 233mm X 189mm X 26mm
  • : United States
  • : February 2018
  • : books

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  • : Paperback
  • : 712.6
  • : 349
  • : B/W photographs & illustrations
  • : Philip Giroux, Bob Beckstrom, Lance Walheim