Landscaping your Home

Landscaping your Home

Creative Ideas From America's Best Gardeners

Book - 2001
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Baker & Taylor
Renowned garden designers share tips on how to do a complete makeover of front, back, and side yards, with fresh ideas for entrances, pathways, foundation plantings, and more, in order to increase property value. Original.

Book News
In catering to both practical and fantasy-fulfillment reasons for home landscaping, 22 masters offer tips, design plan diagrams, and color photos for getting started with site evaluation and a master plan, adopting design lessons from nature, the art of making less seem like more, and even planting a playground. Lacks additional resources and references. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (

Ingram Publishing Services
Gardening enthusiasts will be inspired by this series of garden design books from more than 50 of America's best gardeners, landscape architects, horticulturists, and nursery owners. They'll discover a wealth of information on everything from planting perennial borders and garden rooms to landscape layout and gardening in harmony with nature.

Landscaping Your Home features advice on how to get started, including drawing a site plan, ideas for designing a wide variety of landscape features, and tips for making small spaces look and feel larger.
Some of the best garden designers in the field show how to do a complete makeover of front, back, and side yards. The book is packed with fresh ideas for entrances, foundation plantings, and pathways, and explains how to use landscaping to improve property value. 156 color photos. 78 color illustrations.

Publisher: Newtown, CT : Taunton Press, c2001.
ISBN: 9781561584710
Characteristics: 186 p : col. ill. ; 28 cm.
Alternative Title: Fine gardening.


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May 17, 2018

This book is good for a quick flip for some design principles, but applicability specific to San Diego is limited. The examples all seem to be Northeast or Midwest gardens. I got a couple nice ideas though.


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