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Home Landscaping: Midwest Region, Including Southern Canada
, shows how to beautify 23 common landscape situations, such as front and back entries, walkways, borders, slopes, and patios. 46 design variations incorporate more than 200 of the best plants for the Midwest. This book has it all. Readers will learn everything they need to know to install the paths, fences, walls, arbors, and trellises that make up the designs. Step-by-step instructions show how to tackle each project. Plant descriptions also explain planting and care.
Features over 200 proven plants for the region in plans created by Midwestern landscape designers.
- Approximately 400 full-color photos and illustrations
- 46 designs covering 23 of the most common situations, such as front entries, foundation plantings, patios, and steep slopes.
- Detailed descriptions of more than 200 plants that will grow well in your region, plus all you need to know to select, plant, and care for them.
- Step-by-step instructions for building structures, such as paths, patios, ponds, walls, fences, arbors, and trellises.
In this series, homeowners will find inspiring ideas for making the home landscape more attractive and functional. Created by landscape professionals in each region, each book contains more than 40 designs with more than 200 plants that are proven performers. Provides detailed instructions for projects such as paths, patios, ponds, and arbors. More than 400 color photos and drawings.
US: IA, IL, IN, MI, MN, MO, OH, WI
Canada: Ontario (southern)
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 landscaping series of which this book is part. He also co-wrote Creative Homeowner's Creating Good Gardens.
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.