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Landscaping For Dummies

by Phillip Giroux, Bob Beckstrom, Lance Walheim, The Editors of the National Gardening Association

ISBN: 0764551280 / 9780764551284

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A beautiful landscape reflects well on your house, making ita  welcome part of a  neighborhood or native terrain. Andit  dramatically increases your home?s value.Landscaping also makes your house and yard more useful and betterable to complement your family?s lifestyle. Trees shade yourhome to reduce energy use. Thorny shrubs deter prowlers. Lawnsreduce dust from bare ground and give children the perfect playarea. Patios and decks are great for entertaining. And a vegetablegarden can yield fresh, delicious salads to eat on that patio ordeck.

Landscaping for Dummies has everything you need to turnthe little patch of earth you call your own into a personalparadise. Whether you?ve waited for the day to have propertyto landscape, you?d never given it a second thought until youhad to, or you want to improve on an existing landscape, this bookoffers a clearly written wealth of knowledge on:

  • Designs
  • Fences, walls, gates, and paths
  • Decks, patios, and outdoor rooms
  • Trees
  • Shrubs and vines
  • Ground cover

From the basic principles of landscape design, to all the insand outs of hillsides, balcony gardens, and water gardens, thisbook will show you how to:

  • Think like a designer
  • Dream up the right landscape for your family?s needs
  • Increase your home?s resale value
  • Conserve energy
  • Deal with contractors, nurseries, and hardware suppliers
  • Create an edible landscape

Full of helpful problem-solvers for all kinds of landscapes,Landscaping for Dummies also features sample plans,?theme? landscape ideas, and a brilliant color photosection to inspire the imagination. Accessible and informative toboth beginner and expert landscapers, this is the complete guide tocreating the yard you?ve always wanted.

ASIN 0764551280
  • 9780764551284
  • 0785555551282
  • 785555551282
Amazon Sales Rank 122,302
Main Category Paperback
Group Book
Publisher For Dummies
Studio For Dummies
Manufacturer For Dummies
Package Quantity 1
Count Per Package 1
Colors Paperback,
Dimensions 7.4 x 1.0 x 9.3 inches. Weight: 1.0 pounds
Package Dimensions 9.1 x 7.3 x 1.0 inches. Weight: 1.3 pounds
Language(s) English (Published)
English (Original Language)
English (Unknown)
Adult Product? No

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