Step by Step Landscaping

Step by Step Landscaping Author Better Homes & Gardens
ISBN-10 0696230828
Year 2007-03-06
Pages 408
Language en
Publisher Wiley
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A new edition of Better Homes and Gardens(r) best-selling landscaping book. Packed with 408 pages of all-new material from the editors of Better Homes and Gardens(r) books, this complete landscaping guide has everything you need to know transform your yard. More than 700 stunning photographs and 100 complete step-by-step projects show you how to improve grading, plant successfully, build a deck, and much more. Plus an all-new plant encyclopedia with 95 plant photos! It's everything you need to know to improve your view. Step-by-step plans for patios, edging, walls, fences, water gardens, outdoor kitchens, fireplaces, garden sculpture, and more. Cost estimate, time needed to complete, skill level, and material list included with every project. Hundreds of inspiring photographs, ideas, and plans.

Better Homes Gardens Perennial Gardening

Better Homes   Gardens Perennial Gardening Author Better Homes & Gardens
ISBN-10 9780470878446
Year 2010-12-28
Pages 288
Language en
Publisher John Wiley & Sons
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Perennials are permanent fixtures in most home gardens, making this complete guide a perfect fit for any home gardener's library. This book will be a comprehensive and accessible reference for planning, planting, and caring for the most popular perennial plants, from the common hibiscus and peony, to new, must-grow varieties. With an easy-to-navigate package, in-depth coverage of basic techniques, and up-to-date information on new varieties and trends, it is perfect for gardeners of all skill levels, from novice to expert. Filled with colorful diagrams, helpful checklists that make shopping and planning a breeze, and easy-to-follow directions for all kinds of projects, it's the perfect guide to planning and maintaining a beautiful home garden, year after year. Chapters will include a primer on understanding perennials, guidance on selecting the best perennials for your region and situation, inspirational ideas for design, including color combinations and plant pairings. An entire chapter of plant-by-numbers plans will provide step-by-step guidance and inspiration for home garden designs. Special features include lists of top perennial plants and at-a-glance seasonal maintenance charts. More than 700 gorgeous color photos throughout, including a plant encyclopedia that features hundreds of perennials, categorized for convenience.

Step by step yard and garden basics

Step by step yard and garden basics Author Liz Ball
ISBN-10 0696212889
Year 2000-12-01
Pages 324
Language en
Publisher Better Homes & Gardens Books
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A complete guide to home garden and landscape design and maintenance explains how to create and care for a beautiful garden; includes advice on lawns, flowers, vines, edible plants, and trees and shrubs; offers step-by-step instructions for eighty garden projects; and features more than two hundred time-saving and weather-related tips. Original. 30,000 first printing.

Taylor s Master Guide to Landscaping

Taylor s Master Guide to Landscaping Author Rita Buchanan
ISBN-10 0618055908
Year 2000
Pages 372
Language en
Publisher Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
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Reveals the vital components of landscape design, offering advice on choosing a site, selecting plants, creating garden accessories, and maintaining a landscape.

Quick Easy Curb Appeal

Quick   Easy Curb Appeal Author Better Homes & Gardens
ISBN-10 0470612770
Year 2010-11-23
Pages 160
Language en
Publisher Wiley
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Expert tips to spruce up the front of any home Anyone who buys or sells a home knows that, when it comes to real estate, books are judged by their covers. Creating curb appeal is a key way to accomplish preserving and protecting the value of what is most likely to be a family's biggest single investment. Unlike most books that focus on projects to enhance a home's backyard, Quick & Easy Curb Appeal focuses on projects that help make the front of the house more attractive. Pulls together information from Better Homes and Gardens' rich library of content Projects for tackling walkways, driveways, porches, and more Ten must-dos for re-selling a home from real estate pros Part inspiration and ideas, part resource guide, and part home maintenance reference, this book arms readers with everything they need to let their home give its guests a great first impression.

New Complete Guide to Landscaping

New Complete Guide to Landscaping Author James D. Blume
ISBN-10 9780696208508
Year 2002
Pages 408
Language en
Publisher Better Homes & Gardens Books
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Everything you need to know to create the perfect landscape. Loaded with dazzling ideas and clear step-by-step instructions, this book makes is easy to design, build, plant, and care for the landscape of your dreams. Illustrated throughout in full-colour.

Big Impact Landscaping

Big Impact Landscaping Author Sara Bendrick
ISBN-10 9781624143472
Year 2017-03-14
Pages 192
Language en
Publisher Page Street Publishing
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The Ultimate in Designer Landscaping Projects for Boosting Your Home’s Value If you’ve ever looked at the weed-filled expanse that passes for your backyard and wondered why your family never uses it, then this book is for you. Sara Bendrick, host of I Hate My Yard! and Build It Like Bendrick, addresses the most common homeowner requests for affordable ways to bring privacy, shade, dining areas, fire features and manageable plantings into their yards to increase their enjoyment of outdoor spaces and increase the value of their home. With 28 unique projects featuring step-by-step instructions and photos, Sara shows you how to: • Build an outdoor kitchen area for a grill or pizza oven • Assemble a fireplace out of prefab concrete modules • Install a stone patio with a pebble mosaic focal point • Build an overhead structure to provide shade and the feeling of an outdoor room • Make a privacy screening wall that lets in light and provides a beautiful backdrop • Create a maintenance-free dry creek bed with a footbridge that will wow your neighbors • Construct a retaining wall from practically free recycled materials • Add a bocce court that will return fun and games to your backyard Get the most out of your property and expand your living space while enjoying more time outdoors. With Big Impact Landscaping as your guide, your backyard will go from a forlorn, forgotten wasteland to the go-to gathering place your family and guests will never want to leave.

Landscaping for Privacy

Landscaping for Privacy Author Marty Wingate
ISBN-10 9781604693744
Year 2012-03-22
Pages 152
Language en
Publisher Timber Press
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The area around your home is your haven, your sanctuary, your refuge from the noise and irritation of traffic, eyesores, and nosy neighbors. Or at least it could be if there was some sort of barrier between your front yard and the sidewalk, or if you didn't have to stare at the back of the neighbors' garage when you want to relax on your patio. Landscaping for Privacy brims with creative ideas for minimizing or even eliminating the nuisances that intrude on your personal outdoor space. Scores of real-world examples show you how to keep the outside world at bay by strategically placing buffers (such as berms or groups of small trees), barriers (such as fences), and screens (arbors or hedges, for example) around your property. And the helpful plant lists tell you precisely which varieties to choose in order to enhance your sense of seclusion. If you've ever felt frustrated by the lack of privacy whenever you step outside your home, this inspiring book will steer you toward an achievable solution.

Better Homes Gardens Ask the Garden Doctor

Better Homes   Gardens Ask the Garden Doctor Author Better Homes & Gardens
ISBN-10 9780470878422
Year 2010-12-28
Pages 424
Language en
Publisher John Wiley & Sons
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A comprehensive question-and-answer guide to gardening, packed with accessible advice from the experts at BH&G. This book will be filled with easy solutions to everyday gardening dilemmas, from battling lawn weeds to deterring pests, all in an affordable, user-friendly package. Organized season-by-season, it will be easy for gardeners to identify problems as they appear in their gardens, with solutions organized by plant type, making it easy to locate related problems and solutions together. Each entry will offer short, informative notes on hundreds of common gardening challenges. This beautiful package will stand out from all other gardening advice books on the market, as each entry is accompanied by beautiful 4-color photographs throughout, demonstrating what to look for and how to resolve it. The book will be organized into four sections, by season, and by plant type within each season, making it easy to locate the topics you're looking for. Over 600 beautiful color photographs accompany the entries, to offer step-by-step troubleshooting guidance and helpful ID photos for common pests and diseases. More than 35 detailed plant charts by regional area, to help with specific planting needs. A detailed, extensive index makes this a hardworking, easy-to-use reference every gardener will want to keep at home.

Better Homes Gardens Gardening Made Simple

Better Homes   Gardens Gardening Made Simple Author Better Homes & Gardens
ISBN-10 0470638540
Year 2011-12-20
Pages 360
Language en
Publisher Wiley
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The ideal guide to getting started for every beginning gardener Gardening Made Simple is a comprehensive step-by-step guide to creating beautiful gardens, including all the basics of planting, growing, and caring for trees, shrubs, flowers, fruits, vegetables, lawns and other greenery. With plenty of clear and explanatory full-color photographs, it gives beginners the inspiration and simple guidance they need to achieve their green-thumb dreams. A helpful introductory section covers basic tools and techniques and shows you how to choose the right garden plans and plants for your Zone, prepare your soil, manage pests, and prune, mulch, fertilize, and water with ease. Includes more than 65 step-by-step gardening projects Features 145 easy-to-grow plants, including sections on container gardening, growing your own vegetables, fruits, and herbs, flower gardening, landscaping with trees, shrubs, vines, and groundcovers, and foolproof houseplants Features more than 1,200 color photographs throughout, including step-by-step photos and shots of finished projects, as well as colorful illustrations and easy plant-by-number diagrams Includes handy Ask the Garden Doctor question-and-answer content, and Better Homes and Gardens Test Garden tips throughout No matter your gardening experience and skill level, Gardening Made Simple provides the inspiration, insight, and advice you need to grow the garden of your dreams.

Sustainable Landscaping For Dummies

Sustainable Landscaping For Dummies Author Owen E. Dell
ISBN-10 0470480602
Year 2009-03-09
Pages 384
Language en
Publisher John Wiley & Sons
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Sustainable Landscaping For Dummies provides hands-on, how-to instruction for realizing the benefits of a sustainable landscape, from selecting sutainable hardscape materials to installing a rain-water catchment system to choosing native plants.

New Complete Guide to Gardening

New Complete Guide to Gardening Author Susan A. Roth
ISBN-10 0696214571
Year 2001-12-01
Pages 600
Language en
Publisher Better Homes & Gardens Books
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Offers tips for gardeners throughout the United States, discussing topics including trees, vines, roses, annuals, bulbs, fruit, vegetables, herbs, planting, garden tools, lawn maintenance, and frost date.

Better Homes Gardens Vegetable Fruit Herb Gardening

Better Homes   Gardens Vegetable  Fruit   Herb Gardening Author Better Homes & Gardens
ISBN-10 9780470638569
Year 2010-12-28
Pages 288
Language en
Publisher John Wiley & Sons
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This comprehensive guide to homegrown fruits, vegetables, and herbs is perfect for gardeners of all skill levels. Over 150 garden projects, with handy shopping lists for tools and ingredients, and step-by-step instructions on planting, growing, and harvesting seasonal bounty. More than 450 beautiful full-color photos throughout, including helpful step-by-step photos to guide the reader through critical steps and innovative project ideas. The focus of the book will be on setting up an edible garden at home, whether it be small tomato plants or windowsill planters filled with aromatic herbs, to large-scale beds of greens Special sections on how to store your bounty and tips on composting at home Tips from the Garden Doctor throughout the help troubleshoot common problems Includes helpful seasonality charts and comprehensive encyclopedic listings of food crops to easily identify common varieties, where they grow and how to care for them.

The Big Book of Garden Designs

The Big Book of Garden Designs Author Editors of Sunset Books
ISBN-10 0376031891
Year 2008-01-31
Pages 192
Language en
Publisher Oxmoor House
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Presents more than 120 innovative garden plans designed to suit virtually every possible landscape condition and size, accompanied by detailed planting lists, ideas for theme gardens, plant selection tips based on climate conditions, tips and advice from a professional garden designer, maintenance and cultivation instructions, and more. Original.

Midwest Home Landscaping

Midwest Home Landscaping Author Roger Holmes
ISBN-10 1580112560
Year 2005-12
Pages 223
Language en
Publisher Creative Homeowner Press
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Provides information and guidance on designing plantings for the home yard and includes do-it-yourself outdoor building projects.