Synopses & Reviews
Home Landscaping: Northwest Region
joins Creative Homeowner's consistently popular Regional Home Landscaping series as the sixth title. Readers will applaud this book's attractive yet practical designs. Using about 200 plants that thrive in the region, landscape professionals from the northwestern states created 40 plans for all areas around the home. In addition to giving information about caring for the specific plants in each design, the book also instructs readers on installing the featured paths, fences, walls, and arbors. Like the other titles in the series, this book contains three parts: Design Portfolio, Guide to Installations, and Plant Portraits. Clearly written in a friendly style, it provides the information readers need to know to landscape like a pro.
- Approximately 440 full-color photos and illustrations
- 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: OR, WA
SW Canada: Bubr>
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.
Don Marshall lives in Duvall, Washington. He heads up the Environmental Horticulture Program at Lake Washington Technical College, in Kirkland, Washington, where he has been a Horticulture Instructor for 20 years. He is also the sole proprietor of Plant Designs, a landscaping company that designs, installs, and maintains commercial and residential landscapes.