Author: Roger Holmes
Brand: Design Originals
Number Of Pages: 224
Release Date: 02-08-2010
Details: Product Description Discover inspiring ideas to make your Midwest home landscape more attractive and functional! 46 beautiful designs created by landscape professionals specifically for the Midwest Over 200 plants picked for your region, with detailed descriptions and all you need to know to plant & maintain them Over 470 photos and illustrations to help envision your results Step-by-step instructions for building structures like paths, ponds, walls, fences, arbors, and trellises Creative solutions for installing front & back entries, foundation plantings, patios, steep slopes, and more Midwest Home Landscaping, 3rd Edition shows you how to beautify common landscape situations—Midwest-style! Inside, you'll find a collection of inspiring ideas for making your home landscape more attractive and functional. The 46 featured designs were created by landscape professionals from the region and use more than 200 proven performers—all plants that thrive in the Midwest and south-central Canada. The book describes each plant in full detail, as well as how to install and care for them. Included are detailed instructions for projects such as walkways, borders, patios, ponds, and arbors, concise information for gardening techniques, and easy-to-follow plans. Over 450 full-color photos, drawings, and paintings are complemented by easy step-by-step instructions that provide the essential knowledge to tackle each project and take the uncertainty out of gardening! With Midwest Home Landscaping, your landscape will be in full bloom! States covered include IA, IL, IN, KS, MI, MN, MO, ND, NE, OH, SD, and WI, plus southern Ontario. From the Back Cover MIDWEST HOME LANDSCAPINGINCLUDING SOUTH-CENTRAL CANADA 46 designs created by landscape professionals specifically for the Midwest—featuring creative solutions for front entries, foundation plantings, patios, steep slopes, and much more Detailed descriptions of more than 200 plants picked for your region, plus all you need to know to plant and maintain them Step-by-step instructions for building structures, such as paths, patios, ponds, walls, fences, arbors, and trellises Over 470 color photos and illustrations Praise for the Home Landscaping series"...like having a team of professional garden designers on hand."—Country Living Gardener "...you'll turn to these beautifully rendered design possibilities again and again."—Elanore Lewis, Woman's Day Garden Planner & Practical Guide "The Home Landscaping series takes the fear out of gardening by skillfully combining a wide range of attractive, dependable plants with clear, concise information on the techniques of gardening and easy-to-follow plans."—Thomas Fischer, Executive Editor, Horticulture About the Author Co-author Roger Holmes is the founding editor of Fine Gardening magazine. He co-edited the monumental Taylor's Master Guide to Gardening and other highly regarded gardening books, and produced the landscaping series of which this book is part. He also co-wrote Creative Homeowner's Creating Good Gardens. Rita Buchanan is the coeditor and co-author of Taylor's Master Guide to Gardening as well as many other books. A botanist, horticulturist, and passionate gardener and designer, she turned a featureless cow pasture into a glorious garden landscape surrounding her home. She resides in Connecticut.
Package Dimensions: 10.8 x 8.5 x 0.9 inches
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