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Title:
Ortho's all about landscape construction basics
Author:
Miller, Martin.
Edition:
First edition.
Publication Information:
Des Moines, Iowa : Meridith Bks., [2000]

©2000
Physical Description:
96 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
General Note:
Includes index.

"All new edition"--cover.
Language:
English
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ISBN:
9780897214377
Format :
Book

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Summary

Summary

From planning stages to completion, shows how to install walls, paths, gates, gazebos, and other landscape features.


Table of Contents

Outdoor Spaces, Living Roomsp. 4
Form and Functionp. 6
Evaluate the Sitep. 8
Design Principlesp. 10
Public and Private Spacesp. 12
Planning Like a Prop. 14
Finally, Your Master Planp. 16
Dimensions and Detailsp. 18
Landscape Builder's Basic Skillsp. 20
Grading and Excavationp. 22
Drainage Remediesp. 23
Concrete Factsp. 24
Selecting Lumberp. 26
Carpentry: Measuring and Cuttingp. 28
Fastenersp. 29
Masonryp. 30
Electrical Wiringp. 31
Defining Space: Fences and Wallsp. 32
Fence Postsp. 34
Building and Installing a Fencep. 36
Gatesp. 40
Wall Basicsp. 42
Mortared Stone Wallsp. 44
Concrete Block Wallsp. 46
Brick Wallsp. 48
Other Stone Wallsp. 50
Precast Block Wallsp. 52
Timber Wallsp. 53
Paths, Walks, and Drivewaysp. 54
Paths and Walkwaysp. 56
Stepsp. 60
Natural, Soft Pathsp. 62
Drivewaysp. 63
Decks, Patios, and Shade Structuresp. 64
Anatomy of a Deckp. 66
Design and Planningp. 68
Building a Deckp. 70
Patio Basicsp. 76
Concrete and Mortar Patiosp. 80
Made in the Shade: Overheadsp. 82
Gentle Gazebosp. 84
Shedsp. 88
Garden Bedsp. 92
Compost Binsp. 93
Pondsp. 94
Indexp. 95