Landscaping For Dummies

Author: Philip Giroux, Bob Beckstrom, Lance Walheim
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  • : $29.95(NZD)
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  • : John Wiley & Sons Inc
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  • : February 2018
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Description

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

Author description

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.

Table of contents

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.