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

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.

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

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

Reveals the vital components of landscape design, offering advice on choosing a site, selecting plants, creating garden accessories, and maintaining a landscape.

Landscaping for Privacy

Landscaping for Privacy Author Marty Wingate
ISBN-10 9781604691238
Year 2011
Pages 155
Language en
Publisher Timber Press

Provides ideas for creating natural and attractive garden barriers to block out unwanted noise and distractions, and includes tips on incorporating the barriers into a garden landscape and choosing the right plants for optimal privacy.

All New Square Foot Gardening Second Edition

All New Square Foot Gardening  Second Edition Author Mel Bartholomew
ISBN-10 9781591865483
Year 2013-02-15
Pages 272
Language en

Provides the latest information about setting up a square foot garden, a growing method that is based on a grid of one-foot by one-foot squares which produces large yields with less space and less work.

Mid Atlantic Home Landscaping 3rd edition

Mid Atlantic Home Landscaping  3rd edition Author Roger Holmes
ISBN-10 9781580116824
Year 2012-11-01
Pages 224
Language en
Publisher Creative Homeowner

This larger-format edition provides inspiring ideas for making the Mid-Atlantic home landscape more attractive and functional. Starting with the 200 best plants that thrive in the region, area landscape professionals created 46 outdoor design concepts that readers can work with. More than 430 color photographs and drawings complement the easy-to-follow instructions for caring for and installing plants, paths, patios, ponds, and arbors. States: DE, NY (Long Island only), MD, NJ, PA, VA, WV

Landscaping For Dummies

Landscaping For Dummies Author Phillip Giroux
ISBN-10 0764551280
Year 1999-01-27
Pages 384
Language en
Publisher For Dummies

A beautiful landscape reflects well on your house, making it a welcome part of a neighborhood or native terrain. And it dramatically increases your home’s value. Landscaping also makes your house and yard more useful and better able to complement your family’s lifestyle. Trees shade your home to reduce energy use. Thorny shrubs deter prowlers. Lawns reduce dust from bare ground and give children the perfect play area. Patios and decks are great for entertaining. And a vegetable garden can yield fresh, delicious salads to eat on that patio or deck. Landscaping for Dummies has everything you need to turn the little patch of earth you call your own into a personal paradise. Whether you’ve waited for the day to have property to landscape, you’d never given it a second thought until you had to, or you want to improve on an existing landscape, this book offers a clearly written wealth of knowledge on: Designs Fences, walls, gates, and paths Decks, patios, and outdoor rooms Trees Shrubs and vines Ground cover From the basic principles of landscape design, to all the ins and outs of hillsides, balcony gardens, and water gardens, this book will show you how to: Think like a designer Dream up the right landscape for your family’s needs Increase your home’s resale value Conserve energy Deal with contractors, nurseries, and hardware suppliers Create an edible landscape Full of helpful problem-solvers for all kinds of landscapes, Landscaping for Dummies also features sample plans, “theme” landscape ideas, and a brilliant color photo section to inspire the imagination. Accessible and informative to both beginner and expert landscapers, this is the complete guide to creating the yard you’ve always wanted.

Complete Guide to Quilting

Complete Guide to Quilting Author Better Homes & Gardens
ISBN-10 9780696218569
Year 2003-08-18
Pages 352
Language en
Publisher Wiley

A one-stop quilting reference for beginners and experts Better Homes and Gardens Complete Guide to Quilting shows readers how to master every technique, method, tool, fabric, block, seam, knot, and stitch. It's like a private "show me" quilt class designed to help quilters expand their skills.

Designing and Maintaining Your Edible Landscape Naturally

Designing and Maintaining Your Edible Landscape Naturally Author Robert Kourik
ISBN-10 1856230260
Year 2005
Pages 351
Language en
Publisher Permanent Publications

First published in 1986, this classic is back in print by popular demand. It is the authoritative text on edible landscaping, featuring a step-by-step guide to designing a productive environment using vegetables, fruits, flowers, and herbs for a combination of ornamental and culinary purposes. It includes descriptions of plants for all temperate habitats, methods for improving soil, tree pruning styles, and gourmet recipes using low-maintenance plants. There are sections on attracting beneficial insects with companion plants and using planting to shelter your home from erosion, heat, wind, and cold.

The Garden Source

The Garden Source Author Andrea Jones
ISBN-10 0847837599
Year 2012
Pages 320
Language en
Publisher Rizzoli International Publications

Features design ideas for transforming or reinventing a garden through color photographs that show innovations in structures, ornaments, spaces, and styles.

Drip Irrigation for Every Landscape and All Climates

Drip Irrigation for Every Landscape and All Climates Author Robert Kourik
ISBN-10 096158484X
Year 2009
Pages 181
Language en

Drip irrigation is the best way to help any plant flourish and survive tough times, especially short or long droughts. This book clearly explains how to use less water yet increase the yields of vegetables and promote the growth and flowering of all plants, trees, shrubs, and container plants in any climate, even where it rains irregularly.

Carolinas Getting Started Garden Guide

Carolinas Getting Started Garden Guide Author Toby Bost
ISBN-10 9781591869009
Year 2015-03-25
Pages 240
Language en

Even beginner gardeners can select plants to create a stunning garden as unique as the Carolinas - with expert help to ensure success! Carolinas Getting Started Garden Guide is a plant selection guide, perfect for when you're choosing plants and starting a garden in a climate that can be as challenging as it is beautiful. Choose the right plants and care for them properly with help from an expert. Toby Bost, one of the area's most highly respected and experienced gardeners, shares his deep knowledge of the region, gardens, and plants in a lively, upbeat style. The author's top picks for plants that will thrive in (or in spite of) the Carolina's heat, humidty, coastal conditions, clay and sandy loam soils, and other unique growing conditions guarantee success for the area gardeners and home landscapers. Plants are divided into easy-to-browse chapters, including Annuals, Bulbs, Groundcovers, Ornamental Grasses, Perennials, Shrubs, Trees, Lawns, and Vines. Each plant is highlighted in its respective chapter with a large full-color photograph and tips on how, when, and where to plant. Carolinas Getting Started Garden Guide doesn't stop at plant selection. Methods for preparing soil, watering, fertilizer application, and pest management are also covered in detail. Along with the "nitty-gritty" of tending your garden, Toby shares his inspiration for garden design, offers ways to incorporate your plants into the landscape, and names some favorite cultivars or species. His sound, practical advice is clothed in beautiful descriptions of each plant that will inspire you to get your hands dirty!

Earth User s Guide to Permaculture

Earth User s Guide to Permaculture Author Rosemary Morrow
ISBN-10 0731812719
Year 2006
Pages 264
Language en
Publisher Permanent Publications

Permaculture is a way to repair and restore the Earth by analysis and design and can be practised by everyone. In this fully revised and expanded edition, Rosemary Morrow brings us up to date with our need to measure, monitor and reduce our ecological footprint. This book is a manual of practical permaculture. Included are extra chapters on seedsaving, permaculture at work, integrated pest management, and more about domestic as well as rural water usage and a non-destructive approach towards weeds and wildlife. Rob Allsop's simple and clear illustrations continue to support Rosemary's writing with their wamth and accessibility.