New Complete Guide To Landscaping

Author: James D. Blume
Publisher: Better Homes & Gardens Books
ISBN: 0696208504
Size: 76.23 MB
Format: PDF, Docs
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Everything you need to know to create the perfect landscape. Loaded with dazzling ideas and clear step-by-step instructions, this book makes is easy to design, build, plant, and care for the landscape of your dreams. Illustrated throughout in full-colour.

Complete Guide To Landscaping

Author: Michael McKinley
Publisher: Ortho Books
ISBN: 9780897215077
Size: 76.47 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
View: 3808
Offers instructions for landscape design, plant descriptions and recommendations, creative design solutions, installation techniques, and other helpful hints and do-it-yourself instructions. Original. 40,000 first printing.

The Complete Guide To Landscape Design Renovation And Maintenance

Author: Cass TURNBULL
Publisher: Betterway Books
Size: 49.95 MB
Format: PDF
View: 6205
A professional landscape gardener offers a practical home landscaping guide which covers everything from pruning to renovating overgrown yards, designing new landscapes to maintaining existing ones. Illustrated.

Complete Guide To Gardening And Landscaping

Publisher: Prentice Hall
Size: 39.82 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
View: 920
Millions of readers have turned to Time-Life Books for simple, reliable, money-saving manuals on home beautification. Now the editors of Time-Life Books introduce the definitive guide to planning, designing, cultivating, and maintaining a complete garden of earthly delights. 140 color photographs; 690 color illustrations.

Black Decker The Complete Guide To Landscape Projects 2nd Edition

Author: Editors of Cool Springs Press
ISBN: 1591866383
Size: 27.46 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
View: 5478
In this updated, new edition you will find a hardworking, comprehensive manual for renovating, building, and greening up your landscape and special section just for small yards and urban settings.

The Complete Plant Selection Guide For Landscape Design

Author: Marc C. Stoecklein
Publisher: Purdue University Press
ISBN: 1557535469
Size: 61.41 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
View: 1562
This book is a quick and easy-to-use reference guide for choosing plant material for landscape designs. This reference manual includes comprehensive lists with search criteria for each of the major plant groups, including trees, shrubs, groundcovers, perennials, vines, grasses, and ferns. These plant groups contain hundreds of specific species, varieties, and cultivars that are readily available in the marketplace from the major production nurseries. Landscape architects, designers, contractors, or anyone who designs with plants, can easily choose plants that will work on their site. The book is technical enough for the professional, yet simple enough to be used by the layperson. Both botanical and common names are used and an extensive amount of cultural and environmental information is presented.

Black Decker The Complete Guide To Landscape Construction

Author: Editors of Creative Publishing
Publisher: Cool Springs Press
ISBN: 9781589232457
Size: 47.34 MB
Format: PDF, Docs
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Once the arena of professional contractors, major landscape construction projects are now achievable by ordinary homeowners armed with new DIY-friendly tools and materials, the right information and the willingness to get their hands dirty. Black & Decker The Complete Guide to Landscape Construction is designed to guide the DIYer of any skill level through 60 of the most significant "hardscape" projects for the yard and garden. Projects range from basic earthmoving and yard shaping to creating privacy fences, pathways and watercourses, and everything in between. The book also features the latest in tools and techniques, as well as the latest landscaping products and materials popular with today's homeowners, including vinyl fencing, tumbled retaining wall block and outdoor fireplaces.

Hillside Landscaping

Author: Susan Lang
Publisher: Sunset Publishing Company
Size: 30.89 MB
Format: PDF
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This all-inclusive volume explores landscaping solutions and provides easy-to-follow guidelines for designing plant beds and terraces, private steps and paths, serene seating areas, and soothing waterfalls on slopes of varying degrees. A guide to planting covers plant selection and installation, and includes advice on erosion control, and plants for walls and crevices. 200 photos. 80 illustrations.

The Professional Practice Of Landscape Architecture

Author: Walter Rogers
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9780470902424
Size: 42.32 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
View: 1121
The all-inclusive reference to starting and operating a landscape architecture firm The Professional Practice of Landscape Architecture, Second Edition is completely revised to keep up with the latest developments driving the day-to-day operation of a successful private-practice landscape architecture office. Whether helping a landscape architecture student identify a career track, providing direction on starting a new office, guiding an owner seeking to jumpstart a stagnant or fledgling business, or assisting a landscape architect-in-training study for the national Landscape Architecture Registration Exam (LARE), this single-source blueprint is the key to prospering in this dynamic field. This new edition features: Indispensible information for practicing landscape architects, including professional ethics, finances, office administration, marketing and promotion, and project management An updated look at government regulatory laws, federal tax administration, sustainable design, and LEED certification Strategies for using the Internet, computer software, and technology to market and manage a firm Examples of professional contract templates Case study profiles of landscape architecture firms Requirements for professional registration and criteria for taking the national exam This comprehensive and practical reference combines real-world experience with the highest professional standards to instruct the reader on business concepts. Expertly organized and easy to follow, The Professional Practice of Landscape Architecture, Second Edition continues to be the one source that landscape architects need to direct all facets of their practice.

Sunset Western Garden Book Of Landscaping

Author: The Editors of Sunset
Publisher: Sunset
ISBN: 9780376030108
Size: 49.12 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
View: 1286
The perfect companion to the best-selling The New Sunset Western Garden Book, the Western Garden Book of Landscaping is the ultimate source for ideas and expert advice to make a readers dream garden or landscape a reality. Completely redesigned and updated for today's homeowner and landscape professional, this book has the proven, reliable, expert information that readers have come to expect from the Western Garden brand. Much more than an idea book, this book is designed to inspire homeowners by showcasing the West's best garden design, and--more practically--to give Do-It-Yourselfers enough information to tackle basic projects on their own, making their gardens look and function better. Useful for beginners and expert landscapers alike, this book is ideal for those readers looking to install a new garden, renovate an existing one, or simply to make parts of their garden, whether a patio or flower border, more stylish. With gorgeous photography and the latest in garden design, this book includes the best in tips, guidelines, and step-by-step instructions throughout. Features includes: More than 400 pages full of tips, advice and ideas for creating a dream garden Over 600 gorgeous full-color photos Expanded and Extensive Photo Galleries showcasing stylish Western gardens Expert Tips from expert landscape professionals to make a reader's garden the best it can be Fresh ideas for arbors, colorful effects with paint, fire pits, pools, and more Up-to-date information on designing gardens that can withstand drought, fire, wind and more Creative and Innovative uses for major plant groups including lawns, shrubs, perennials, and succulents Beginners' Advice with tips, cool ideas, and secrets from first time gardeners who have already gone through a landscape remodel and learned from it. Sunset magazine ( is the premier guide to life in the West, covering the newest and best ideas in Western home design and landscaping, food and entertaining, and regional travel in 13 Western states. Sunset Magazine has a circulation of over 1.25 million and a readership of 4.864 million.