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Southeast Home Landscaping (Home Landscaping)

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Publisher Comments:

• 54 designs created by landscape professionals specifically for Southeast—offering creative solutions for front entries, foundation plantings, patios, steep slopes, and more

• Detailed descriptions of more than 200 plants picked for your region, plus all you need to know to plant and maintain them

• Step-by-step instructions for building structures, such as paths, patios, ponds, walls, fences, arbors, and trellises

• Approximately 400 color photographs and illustrations

Praise for the First Edition

“... like having a team of professional garden designers on hand.”

—Country Living Gardener

“... youll turn to these beautifully rendered design possibilities again and again.”

—Eleanore Lewis, Womans Day Garden Planner & Practical Guide

“This idea-filled book takes the guesswork out of landscaping so you can focus on the fun. Designs that work, great plants you can find, accurate instructions, and detailed drawings will help you succeed.”

—Nancy Beaubaire, former Editor Fine Gardening and Country Living Gardener

“The Home Landscaping series takes the fear out of gardening by skillfully combining a wide range of attractive, dependable plants with clear, concise information on the techniques of gardening and easy-to-follow plans.”

—Thomas Fischer, Executive Editor, Horticulture

Synopsis:

Collection of 54 designs created by Southeastern landscape professionals, with over 200 region-specific plants and more than 450 color photos and drawings. States: AL, AR, FL,GA, KY, LA, MS, NC, SC, TN

Synopsis:

Southeast Home Landscaping, third edition, is a larger-format edition of Creative Homeowner's award-winning best seller on landscaping southeast-style. Readers will find inspiring ideas for making the home landscape more attractive and functional. The 54 featured designs are created by landscape professionals from the region and use more than 200 plants that thrive in the southeast. Detailed instructions for projects such as paths, patios, ponds, and arbors are also included. Over 450 full-color photos and paintings are complemented by easy, step-by-step instructions. The southeast will be in full bloom with Southeast Home Landscaping, third edition.

States: AL, AR, FL, GA, KY, LA, MS, NC, SC, TN

About the Author

Roger Holmes is the founding editor of Fine Gardening magazine. He co-edited the monumental Taylor's Master Guide to Gardening and other highly regarded gardening books, and produced the seven-book regional landscaping series of which this book is part.

Rita Buchanan is a lifelong gardener with degrees in botany and an encyclopedic knowledge of plants. She worked with Roger Holmes to edit Fine Gardening magazine and co-edit several books, including Taylor's Master Guide to Gardening. She is the author of numerous award-winning books and is a contributor to many gardening magazines.

Table of Contents

SOUTHEAST HOME LANDSCAPING

Table of Contents

About This Book
As Your Landscape Grows

PORTFOLIO OF DESIGNS
54 Landscape degins for Southeastern home landscapes
 
Some of the common "situations" that the designs address include
Making a pleasant passage to the front door
Dressing up a raised entry
Mixing classic symmetry and comfortable plants for a formal front entry
Making a back-door garden for a sheltered niche
Beautifying a boundary with easy-care plants
Giving a curbside strip a new look
Creating a two-tier garden to replace a bland slope
Dressing up the familys day-to-day entrance
Beautifying a blank wall with a vertical garden
Creating a fragrant oasis in a corner of the backyard
Providing privacy and pleasure with a patio garden
Making a handsome water garden in a few weekends
Creating a planting with several attractive faces
Transforming a steep site with a terraced planting to create a no-mow slope
Reclaiming a narrow side yard for a shade garden
Harmonizing a deck with its surroundings
Using an arbor and plantings to make a handsome entry
Making a formal garden for the backyard
Enhancing poolside pleasures
Making the most of a small lot with an entry garden

GUIDE TO INSTALLATION
Organizing Your Project
Clearing the Site
Making Paths and Walkways
Laying a Patio
Installing a Pond
Building a Retaining Wall
Building Fences, Arbors, and Trellises
Preparing the Soil for Planting
Buying Plants
The Planting Process
Planting Basics
Basic Landscape Care
Caring for Woody Plants
Caring for Perennials
Problem Solving

PLANT PROFILES
Descriptions of all the plants shown in the Portfolio of Designs, plus information on how to plant and care for them.

Glossary

Photo Credits

Index

Product Details

ISBN:
9781580114967
Author:
Holmes, Roger
Publisher:
Creative Homeowner
Author:
Buchanan, Rita
Author:
Landscaping
Author:
How-To
Subject:
Regional - South (AL, AR, FL, GA, KY, LA, MS, NC, SC, TN, VA
Subject:
Landscape
Subject:
Landscaping
Subject:
Landscape designs
Subject:
Landscape plans
Subject:
Design
Subject:
Plan
Subject:
Gardening-Landscape and Design
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Home Landscaping
Publication Date:
20100831
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 5
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
240
Dimensions:
10.82x8.50x.60 in. 1.92 lbs.

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Collection of 54 designs created by Southeastern landscape professionals, with over 200 region-specific plants and more than 450 color photos and drawings. States: AL, AR, FL,GA, KY, LA, MS, NC, SC, TN

"Synopsis" by ,
Southeast Home Landscaping, third edition, is a larger-format edition of Creative Homeowner's award-winning best seller on landscaping southeast-style. Readers will find inspiring ideas for making the home landscape more attractive and functional. The 54 featured designs are created by landscape professionals from the region and use more than 200 plants that thrive in the southeast. Detailed instructions for projects such as paths, patios, ponds, and arbors are also included. Over 450 full-color photos and paintings are complemented by easy, step-by-step instructions. The southeast will be in full bloom with Southeast Home Landscaping, third edition.

States: AL, AR, FL, GA, KY, LA, MS, NC, SC, TN

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