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New Complete Guide to Landscaping

New Complete Guide to Landscaping Author James D. Blume
ISBN-10 9780696208508
Release 2002
Pages 408
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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

Complete Guide to Landscaping Author Michael McKinley
ISBN-10 0897215079
Release 2005-01
Pages 223
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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.



Complete Guide to Gardening and Landscaping

Complete Guide to Gardening and Landscaping Author
ISBN-10 PSU:000022355928
Release 1991
Pages 584
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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.



The Complete Guide to Landscape Design Renovation and Maintenance

The Complete Guide to Landscape Design  Renovation  and Maintenance Author Cass TURNBULL
ISBN-10 CORNELL:31924063875417
Release 1991
Pages 192
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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.



Black Decker The Complete Guide to Landscape Projects 2nd Edition

Black   Decker The Complete Guide to Landscape Projects  2nd Edition Author Editors of Cool Springs Press
ISBN-10 9781627888134
Release 2015-12-01
Pages 240
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Complete step-by-step instructions help you achieve a sustainable, efficient, and attractive yard. The Black & Decker Complete Guide to Landscape Projects is a hardworking, comprehensive manual for renovating, building, and "greening up" your landscape. Inside, you'll find complete directions for time-tested landscape building projects as well as new environmentally sustainable projects. From designing your landscape to putting the finishing touches on an arbor or custom gate, everything you need for landscaping success is right here. Learn how to make and install: compost bins, garden walls, dry beds, rain gardens, water features and irrigation, patios and walkways, all the most popular styles of fencing, and more. You can build a sustainable, low-cost yard with the most efficient, cost-effective methods and products with the help of this book. Just because you live in the city and don't own a half-acre plot doesn't mean you can't have a spectacular landscape. In this updated, new edition you will find a special section just for small yards and urban settings. Jump right in and build the landscape of your dreams!



Sunset Western Garden Book of Landscaping

Sunset Western Garden Book of Landscaping Author The Editors of Sunset
ISBN-10 0376030100
Release 2014-02-11
Pages 416
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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 (www.sunset.com) 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.



Black Decker The Complete Guide to Landscape Construction

Black   Decker The Complete Guide to Landscape Construction Author Editors of Creative Publishing
ISBN-10 1589232453
Release 2006-07-09
Pages 240
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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.



John Deere Landscaping and Lawn Care

John Deere Landscaping and Lawn Care Author Kristen Hampshire
ISBN-10 1592533434
Release 2007
Pages 175
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A year-round guide to creating the perfect lawn offers authoritative information on yard care needs and maintenance projects for every season of the year, furnishing buying tips, essential hand and outdoor power tools, plant and lawn maintenance techniques, and a variety of outdoor projects. Original.



Taylor s Master Guide to Landscaping

Taylor s Master Guide to Landscaping Author Rita Buchanan
ISBN-10 0618055908
Release 2000
Pages 372
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Reveals the vital components of landscape design, offering advice on choosing a site, selecting plants, creating garden accessories, and maintaining a landscape.



The Professional Practice of Landscape Architecture

The Professional Practice of Landscape Architecture Author Walter Rogers
ISBN-10 0470902426
Release 2010-09-09
Pages 560
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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.



Hillside Landscaping

Hillside Landscaping Author Editors of Sunset Magazine
ISBN-10 0376037784
Release 2007-01-01
Pages 160
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When it comes to slippery slopes, one thing you dont need is a steep learning curve. Thats why Sunset is releasing a new edition of its popular Hillside Landscaping book. Hundreds of photographs illustrate just how beautiful hillside gardens can be, accented with elements such as streams, terraces, and boulders. Step-by-step instructions guide you through basic construction techniques for walls, paths, steps, waterfalls, and more. The garden chapter includes top plants and how-tos for rock gardens and water gardens. Whether your slope is slight or imposing, youll find both inspiration and specifics here.



Black Decker The Complete Guide to Landscape Projects

Black   Decker The Complete Guide to Landscape Projects Author Kristen Hampshire
ISBN-10 9781610590099
Release 2010-12-01
Pages 240
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The Complete Guide to Landscape Projects is a hardworking, comprehensive manual for renovating, building, and "greening up" your landscape. Inside you'll find complete directions for time-tested landscape building projects as well as new environmentally sustainable projects. From designing your landscape to putting the finishing touches on an arbor or custom gate, everything you need for landscaping success is right here. Learn how to make and install: compost bins, water management systems, dry beds, rain gardens, efficient irrigation, soil management programs, permeable patios & walkways, reclaimed fences, and more. You can build a sustainable, low-cost yard with the most efficient, cost-effective methods and products with the help of this book.



Landscaping Earth Ponds

Landscaping Earth Ponds Author Tim Matson
ISBN-10 9781603581677
Release 2006-05-01
Pages 161
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The guru of earth ponds explains how to site, design, shape, and plant these beloved fixtures of rural landscapes--and make them fit your property and your life. In the decades since he wrote his acclaimed Earth Ponds, Tim Matson has designed scores of ponds, each unique to its site and its owners. In Landscaping Earth Ponds, he shares what he has learned to make these captivating ponds truly fit into their landscapes and into the lives and lifestyles of their owners. Ponds have long been valued for their charm and utility: how else can you simultaneously enliven your landscape, create recreational opportunities, help the environment, and increase your property value? Earth ponds are increasingly recognized for the full range of gardening, landscaping, and ecological promise they hold. As pond-building methods have been perfected, more homeowners are restoring existing ponds or digging new ones. With dozens of color photographs, Matson shows you how to site a pond in right relation to your house, offering surprisingly simple ways to visually link the two. His proven methods and designs reflect the many moods water evokes. Screen your pond for privacy, create a sandy beach and natural diving platform, encourage wetland gardens, line the shores with moisture-loving perennials, or design your gardens and paths to create a sense of mystery and adventure.



The Complete Guide to Landscape Astrophotography

The Complete Guide to Landscape Astrophotography Author Michael C Shaw
ISBN-10 9781317410379
Release 2017-03-15
Pages 456
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The Complete Guide to Landscape Astrophotography is the ultimate manual for anyone looking to create spectacular landscape astrophotography images. By explaining the science of landscape astrophotography in clear and straightforward language, it provides insights into phenomena such as the appearance or absence of the Milky Way, the moon, and constellations. This unique approach, which combines the underlying scientific principles of astronomy with those of photography, will help deepen your understanding and give you the tools you need to fulfil your artistic vision. Key features include: • Distinguished Guest Gallery of images from renowned nightscape photographers such as Babak Tafreshi, Bryan Peterson, Alan Dyer, Brenda Tharp, Royce Bair, Wally Pacholka, and David Kingham • The twenty-five best landscape astrophotography subjects and how to photograph them • Astronomy 101 - build your knowledge of night sky objects and their motion: the Milky Way, moon, Aurora Borealis/Australis, constellations, meteors and comets • Information on state-of-the-art planning software and apps designed to enable you to capture and enhance your landscape astrophotography • Field guide for creating a detailed plan for your night shoot • Description of the best moon phases for specific types of nightscape images, and the best months and times of night to see the Milky Way • How-to guide for creating stunning time-lapse videos of the night sky, including Holy Grail transitions from pre-sunset to complete darkness • Four detailed case studies on creating landscape astrophotography images of the Milky Way, full moon, star trails, and constellations



The Complete Plant Selection Guide for Landscape Design

The Complete Plant Selection Guide for Landscape Design Author Marc C. Stoecklein
ISBN-10 9781557535467
Release 2011-03-15
Pages 760
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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 and Decker The Complete Guide to Creative Landscapes

Black and Decker The Complete Guide to Creative Landscapes Author
ISBN-10 161060329X
Release 2000-04-01
Pages 320
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The Complete Guide to Creative Landscapes represents a new, innovative way to look at the yard and landscape. Up until now, landscapes have been considered mostly ornamental, and average homeowners were thought to be incapable of designing and creating a great landscape. This book will change all that. In refreshingly simple and practical language, The Complete Guide to Creative Landscapes teaches the seven secrets of good landscape design, shows how to plan a stylish landscape that meets practical family needs, and teaches readers how to build a functional, beautiful landscape. With this innovative method, readers will learn how to create a new or "remodeled" landscape consisting of outdoor "rooms" dedicated to various lifestyle activities. A landscape built using this method will be attractive and stylish-but more important, it will provide practical outdoor living space. In addition, readers will learn how to put the finishing touches on a new landscape, thanks to comprehensive plans and directions for more than 20 beautiful and ingenious garden ornaments-ranging from simple cedar planter boxes to elegant copper archways and trellises. Highlights: Includes more than 60 how-to projects that can be built with ordinary materials available at any home center. Each project includes complete directions and step-by-step photography. Includes a wide range of projects, from the very simple (creating a planting bed) to major hardscape features (building a retaining wall). Refreshingly simple and practical approach to the principles of landscape design-a book that is useful, not intimidating. The only "big book" of landscaping that includes a section on building garden ornaments. Innovative book design features an exciting blend of state-of-the-art color photography and elegant, hand-crafted illustrations. Contains a reference appendix, that includes helpful web sites, manufacturers, and an additional reading list. Also includes a complete index.



Black Decker The Complete Guide to Northeast Gardening

Black   Decker The Complete Guide to Northeast Gardening Author Lynn M. Steiner
ISBN-10 9781589236493
Release 2012-01-01
Pages 240
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"Provides a practical approach to gardening for the novice to intermediate gardener. Includes plant species descriptions, time-saving techniques and regional information for the Northeastern states"--Provided by publisher.