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Garden accents : simple-to-build projects to enhance your yard or garden.
Time-Life Books.
Publication Information:
Alexandria, Va. : Time Life Books, [2000]

Physical Description:
143 pages : color illustrations, color map ; 25 cm.
General Note:
Includes index.
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TT197.5.O9 G37 2000 Adult Non-Fiction Non-Fiction Area
TT197.5.O9 G37 2000 Adult Non-Fiction Open Shelf

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This handy series of step-by-step garden guides provides all the direction, illustration, and prep info you need to get professional results. Clear enough for beginners, and creative enough for more advanced gardeners.All the tips and inspiration you need to create decorative and functional garden accents, attract wildlife to your garden, and -- for the hardworking gardener -- build the benches, bins, and holders you need to make gardening a pleasure. Includes 25 projects.

Table of Contents

Introductionp. 5
Getting Startedp. 6
Developing a Planp. 8
Building a Basic Tool Kitp. 10
Working with Power Toolsp. 12
Caring for Your Toolsp. 16
Choosing Materialsp. 20
Choosing Hardwarep. 24
Working with Concretep. 26
Building Planters and Trellisesp. 28
Making a Small Cedar Planterp. 30
Building a Patio Planterp. 34
Three-Tiered Raised Bedp. 38
A Hinged Wall Trellisp. 42
Erecting an Obeliskp. 46
Constructing a Planter Benchp. 50
Making a Plant Standp. 54
Attracting Wildlifep. 58
Building a Bluebird Housep. 60
Constructing a Wren Housep. 64
A Versatile Ground Feederp. 68
Building a Bird Feederp. 72
Casting a Birdbathp. 76
Creating a Butterfly Havenp. 80
Enjoying Your Yard and Gardenp. 84
Making a Porch Swingp. 86
Building a Garden Benchp. 90
Laying a Faux Stone Wallp. 94
Constructing a Sundialp. 98
Fashioning a Gateway Arborp. 102
Hanging a Basketp. 106
A Garden Tablep. 110
The Hardworking Gardenp. 114
Concealing Trash Cansp. 116
Building a Potting Benchp. 120
A Garden Hose Holderp. 124
Constructing a Compost Binp. 128
Building a Cold Framep. 132
Glossaryp. 136
Indexp. 138
Zone Mapp. 144