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Design Ideas for Home Landscaping (Design Ideas)

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Design Ideas for Home Landscaping offers inspiring ideas for achieving a stunning effect with your landscape. Using the information on plant design, expert gardening and planting advice, and the most resilient vegetation for your region, you can maintain a beautiful outdoor haven with this accessible guide for the professional landscape designer and the do-it-yourself homeowner alike. With over 350 magnificent color photographs and illustrations, Design Ideas for Home Landscaping is an essential tool for you to achieve a gorgeous, lush landscape.

Synopsis:

Using the information on plant design, expert gardening and planting advice, and the most resilient vegetation for different regions, readers can maintain a beautiful outdoor haven with this accessible guide for the professional landscaper and the do-it-yourself homeowner alike.

Synopsis:

Clearly illustrated step-by-step planting and growing instructions

Illustrated plant-by plant directories are the landscapers essential guide for information on shrubbery, perennials, annuals, biennials, bulbs, and hundreds of plants

The author provides invaluable information on plant placement, trimming and sculpting techniques, and suggested tools for each procedure

About the Author

Catriona Tudor Erler is a freelance garden writer, photographer, and speaker. She has written eight other garden books, many of which feature her own photography, as well as contributed to many more.

She also writes for magazines such as Architecture Digest, Southern Accents, The English Garden, and Garden Design, and her articles have appeared in newspapers throughout the country, including the New York Times, Christian Science Monitor, Denver Post, and San Jose Mercury News. She currently writes a monthly column for Log Home Living and the Smith Mountain Laker magazines.

A popular garden lecturer, she has spoken on gardening to many groups and clubs throughout the United States and in England, and has been a guest expert on television and radio shows related to gardening.

Table of Contents

Introduction
 
Chapter 1: Start with a Plan
Principles of Design
Gathering Information
Devising Your Scheme
 
Chapter 2: Garden Styles
International Styles
Three Centuries of American Design
American Regional Traditions
 
Chapter 3: Outdoor Living Space
Defining Your Space
Clever Garden Rooms
Family-friendly Play Areas
Outdoor Dining
Secret Retreats
Front Gardens
 
Chapter 4: Let There be Light
The Well-lit Garden
Developing a Scheme
Lighting Options
 
Chapter 5: Featuring Plants
Garden Compositions
Color-themed Gardens
Living Walls and Partitions
Charming Topiaries
Knot Gardens
Plants for Drama
Vegetable Gardens
 
Chapter 6: Accent on the Garden
Structural Statements
Garden Pathways
Special Touches
Water Features
In and Out of Sight
Places to Perch
 
Chapter 7: Garden Habitats
Lofty Elevations
Humid Climates
Wooded Locales
Urban and Desert Oases
 
Chapter 8: Seasonal Gardens
Nature's Rhythm
Spring Awakening
Summer Blooms
Autumn Color
Winter Landscape
 
Resource Guide
Glossary
Index
 

Product Details

ISBN:
9781580113717
Author:
Creative Homeowner
Publisher:
Creative Homeowner
Author:
Erler, Catriona Tudor
Author:
Erler, Catriona T.
Subject:
Landscape
Subject:
Garden Design
Subject:
Gardens
Subject:
Landscape gardening
Subject:
Plants, ornamental
Subject:
Gardens -- Design.
Copyright:
Edition Description:
First
Series:
Design Ideas Design Ideas
Publication Date:
20071201
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
208
Dimensions:
10.85x7.08x.78 in. 2.33 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , Using the information on plant design, expert gardening and planting advice, and the most resilient vegetation for different regions, readers can maintain a beautiful outdoor haven with this accessible guide for the professional landscaper and the do-it-yourself homeowner alike.
"Synopsis" by ,
Clearly illustrated step-by-step planting and growing instructions

Illustrated plant-by plant directories are the landscapers essential guide for information on shrubbery, perennials, annuals, biennials, bulbs, and hundreds of plants

The author provides invaluable information on plant placement, trimming and sculpting techniques, and suggested tools for each procedure

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