Synopses & Reviews
Detailed, illustrated plans for building a variety of styles.
More than 50 garden structures included, with construction drawings and lists of materials.
Expert construction advice—how to use tools, prepare sites, buy lumber, and apply outdoor finishes.
Selection tips for plants compatible with the structures featured.
- Detailed, illustrated plans to build more than 50 garden structures, with construction drawings and lists of materials
- Expert construction advice—how to use tools, prepare sites, buy lumber, and apply outdoor finishes
- Tips for selecting plants that are compatible with the structures featured
Detailed, illustrated plans to build more than 50 garden structures.
Plans include materials list.
Construction advice for tools, site prep, lumber, outdoor finishes.
Tips for selecting compatible plants.
About the Author
For more than 75 years the Better Homes and Gardens
brand has been one of America
’s most trusted sources for information on cooking, gardening, home improvement, home design, decorating and crafting. Through refreshing ideas, clear directions and beautiful photographs, the brand has inspired millions of Americans, with more than 38 million books sold since 1930, including the New Cook Book, New Garden Book,
and New Decorating Book
—all cornerstone titles in their categories. Today, the Better Homes and Gardens brand encompasses books, magazines, television, radio and online media. The greater BH&G family includes partner brands such as Family Circle, American Patchwork and Quilting, Country Garden
, and Diabetic Living, all of which publish under the BH&G imprint.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1. Find Your Inspiration.
Chapter 2. Trellis, Arbor, and Pergola Projects.
Chapter 3. Plants to Grow on Structures.
Chapter 4. Building Basics.