Murakami Sale
 
 

Recently Viewed clear list


The Powell's Playlist | August 6, 2014

Graham Joyce: IMG The Powell’s Playlist: Graham Joyce



The Ghost in the Electric Blue Suit is set on the English coast in the hot summer of 1976, so the music in this playlist is pretty much all from the... Continue »
  1. $17.47 Sale Hardcover add to wish list

spacer
Qualifying orders ship free.
$6.95
Used Hardcover
Ships in 1 to 3 days
Add to Wishlist
Qty Store Section
1 Home & Garden Gardening- Container and Small- Space Gardens

Paradise Found: Gardening in Unlikely Places

by

Paradise Found: Gardening in Unlikely Places Cover

 

Synopses & Reviews

Publisher Comments:

In Paradise Found, Rebecca Cole presents simple solutions to gardening in small, difficult, or awkward spaces — the reality that seems to face so many gardeners today. Whether it's a tiny terrace, an oddly shaped yard, or a location both shady and sunny, Rebecca helps gardeners overcome the limitations of their environments. She offers practical guidelines for placement, color, and form and she champions the use of hanging plants and containers to create beautiful, easy-to-maintain gardens. Filled with hundreds of lush color photographs, Paradise Found is an inspiring guide to gardening anywhere.

Paradise Found, by acclaimed author Rebecca Cole, offers a wealth of simple, beautiful solutions to common gardening difficulties. Whether a garden is too small or too big, too shady or too exposed, too empty or too cluttered, Rebecca explains how to overcome its limitations to create a unique and inviting garden paradise.

Illustrated with hundreds of inspiring color photographs, Paradise Found is a wonderfully practical book that simplifies the challenges of your garden space, from facing up to the realities of your space to envisioning your ideal garden to understanding the basics of placement, color, and form.

Drawing on years of experience and a no-nonsense approach, Rebecca explains how to transform an awkward terrace, how to improve a porch, and what to do with the overgrown wilderness you've somehow inherited. She celebrates the possibilities of hanging plants and container gardens and provides tips on year-round planting choices, easy irrigation systems, quick winterizing techniques, and where to find intriguing — and affordable — garden furniture and architectural elements. Rebecca's solutions are always fresh, creative, and remarkably sensible. Whatever the gardening challenge, Paradise Found will appeal to anyone looking to create a bit of heaven right at home.

About the Author

Rebecca Cole Described as a "stylish, urban horticulturist" by New York magazine, Rebecca Cole is the author of Potted Gardens (Clarkson Potter, 1997). She appears regularly on television and radio, and her work has been featured in Architectural Digest, Harper's Bazaar, the New York Times, Garden Design, and Martha Stewart Living, among others. She lives in New York City and New Hampshire.

Helen Norman is a professional New York-based fashion photographer and avid gardener who lives on a 130-acre organic vegetable farm in Maryland.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780609604151
Subtitle:
Gardening in Unlikely Places
Other:
Norman, Helen
Publisher:
Clarkson N Potter Publishers
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Techniques
Subject:
Garden Design
Subject:
Gardens
Subject:
Landscape gardening
Subject:
Landscape architecture
Subject:
Container gardening
Subject:
Garden ornaments and furniture
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1st ed.
Series Volume:
99-20A
Publication Date:
March 2000
Binding:
Hardcover
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
192
Dimensions:
10.18x10.28x.85 in. 2.41 lbs.

Other books you might like

  1. Gardening in Your Greenhouse... Used Trade Paper $12.95
  2. Garden Ornament (Smith & Hawken) Used Hardcover $9.95
  3. Potted Gardens: A Fresh Approach to... Used Hardcover $1.50
  4. Let It Rot the Gardeners Guide To... Used Trade Paper $4.50
  5. Paths and Walkways: Simple Projects,... Used Trade Paper $7.95
  6. Armitage's Garden Perennials: A... Used Hardcover $5.50

Related Subjects

Home and Garden » Gardening » General
Home and Garden » Gardening » Small and Urban

Paradise Found: Gardening in Unlikely Places Used Hardcover
0 stars - 0 reviews
$6.95 In Stock
Product details 192 pages Clarkson N Potter Publishers - English 9780609604151 Reviews:
spacer
spacer
  • back to top
Follow us on...




Powell's City of Books is an independent bookstore in Portland, Oregon, that fills a whole city block with more than a million new, used, and out of print books. Shop those shelves — plus literally millions more books, DVDs, and gifts — here at Powells.com.