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Title:
More landscape projects : simple steps to beautify your yard and garden
Author:
Halfant, Jennie.
Publication Information:
Alexandria, Va. : Time-Life Books, 2000.
Physical Description:
143 pages : color illustrations, color map ; 24 cm x 25 cm
General Note:
"Includes 53 easy techniques"

"Time-Life how-to" - Cover.
Language:
English
Added Author:
ISBN:
9780737006254
Format :
Book

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Summary

Summary

Time Life's famous How-To series continues with four new titles. Each book contains imaginative projects with colorful photos and clear, concise directions to teach you the techniques and secrets professionals use in their own gardens. "Have on Hand" boxes list the tools and materials you'll need for each job, while "Here's How" gives you tips and advice that help make each project a success. Time Life's How-To series is like having a master gardener at your shoulder each time you step into the garden. Book jacket.


Table of Contents

Introductionp. 5
Getting Startedp. 6
Planning Your Projectp. 8
Choosing Materialsp. 10
Understanding Drainagep. 12
A Guide to Stone, Brick, and Concretep. 14
Working with Stone, Brick, and Concretep. 16
A Guide to Woodp. 18
Working with Woodp. 20
A Guide to Plantsp. 22
A Guide to Landscape Toolsp. 24
Fashioning Outdoor Floorsp. 26
Creating a Spacious Landingp. 28
Installing a New Brick Walkwayp. 32
A Path to a Viewp. 36
Installing a Tile Entrywayp. 40
Terracing Safe Stepsp. 44
Defining Boundariesp. 48
Screening with Vertical Vinesp. 50
Installing a Privacy Fencep. 54
Installing a Garden Gatep. 58
Growing Living Screensp. 62
Stacking a Low Stone Wallp. 66
Creating Shadep. 70
Using Natural Shade from Treesp. 72
Installing an Attached Arborp. 76
A Vine-Covered Pergolap. 80
Ready for Recreationp. 84
Creating a Children's Playgroundp. 86
Growing a Great Lawnp. 90
Making an Outdoor Grilling Nookp. 94
Building a Garden Playhousep. 98
A Hammock in the Shadep. 102
Bringing Features to Lightp. 104
Illuminating Your Walkwayp. 106
Creating Dramatic Lightingp. 110
Distinctive Spacesp. 114
Making a Secret Gardenp. 116
Adding a Water Featurep. 120
Building a Bed for Herbsp. 124
Creating a Dry Streambedp. 128
Making a Wildlife Havenp. 132
Glossaryp. 136
Indexp. 138
Zone Mapp. 144

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