Landscaping For Dummies

Landscaping For Dummies

by Phillip GirouxLance Walheim The Editors of the National Gardening Association and others

Paperback / softback Publication Date: 13/01/1999

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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.
ISBN:
9780764551284
9780764551284
Category:
Landscape gardening
Format:
Paperback / softback
Publication Date:
13-01-1999
Language:
English
Publisher:
John Wiley & Sons Inc
Country of origin:
United States
Pages:
384
Dimensions (mm):
233x189x26mm
Weight:
0.59kg

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