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Home Gardener's Garden Design & Planning (UK Only)

Home Gardener's Garden Design & Planning (UK Only)

Planting in containers and designing, improving and maintaining container gardens

  • Author: A. & G. Bridgewater
  • Publisher: Fox Chapel Publishing
  • ISBN: 1607651998
  • Category: Gardening
  • Page: N.A
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Beginning gardeners and experts alike will appreciate this practical advice on virtually every aspect of gardening—from choosing a plot to selecting flowers and water features. The instructions and advice encompass plans and proven techniques for planting traditional English, Japanese, herb, and rock gardens, and building structures such as fences and walls, arches, pergolas and trellises, as well as decking and pathways. More than 300 color photographs, illustrations and diagrams ensure that anyone can create a glorious garden.

Landscape Planning

Landscape Planning

Practical Techniques for the Home Gardener

  • Author: Judith Adam
  • Publisher: Firefly Books Limited
  • ISBN: 9781554072583
  • Category: Gardening
  • Page: 247
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An updated edition of the best guide to all the basics of landscaping, from assessing the property to choosing plants -- projects, plant lists, sample plans, irrigation and much more. Illustrated throughout in color.

Home Gardener's Water Gardens (UK Only)

Home Gardener's Water Gardens (UK Only)

Designing, building, planting, improving and maintaining water gardens

  • Author: A. & G. Bridgewater
  • Publisher: Fox Chapel Publishing
  • ISBN: 1607652153
  • Category: Gardening
  • Page: 250
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Home Gardener’s Water Gardens is the essential guide to enhancing an outdoor space with bubbling, gurgling, flowing water. For centuries, water has been a source of inspiration and delight to people of all cultures, making it a common feature of garden design worldwide. The tranquility of water has the power to soothe the senses, while moving water can add an exciting new dimension to a garden. This lushly illustrated guide gives an overview of water garden styles and explains how to assess which style is suitable for a particular plot. Advice is given on planning, construction, oxygenation, and filtration. Inspirational pictures and step-by-step diagrams showcase a willow pattern water garden, a Japanese water garden, and a castaway island water garden. In addition to information on stocking ponds with plants, fish, and other aquatic life, there’s also full coverage of maintenance, improvements, and troubleshooting.

Home Gardener's Wildlife Gardens (UK Only)

Home Gardener's Wildlife Gardens (UK Only)

Designing, building, planting, developing and maintaining a wildlife garden

  • Author: A. & G. Bridgewater
  • Publisher: Fox Chapel Publishing
  • ISBN: 1607652714
  • Category: Gardening
  • Page: 250
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One of the special joys of having outdoor space is the wildlife it attracts—and this Specialist volume helps gardeners turn their little plot of land into an animal-friendly haven. Concise and easy to use, It gives expert advice on planning and planting to create an ideal environment for birds, butterflies, reptiles, and mammals—a place where these wild creatures will find everything they need to survive and thrive. There’s pond-building guidance, instructions for assembling and siting nesting boxes and feeders, ideas for both town and country gardens, and advice on making the area pet- and child-safe.

Carolina Home Gardener

Carolina Home Gardener

  • Author: Chris Florance
  • Publisher: N.A
  • ISBN: N.A
  • Category: Technology & Engineering
  • Page: 140
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Home Gardener's Small Gardens (UK Only)

Home Gardener's Small Gardens (UK Only)

Designing, creating, planting, improving and maintaining small gardens

  • Author: David Squire
  • Publisher: Fox Chapel Publishing
  • ISBN: 1607652145
  • Category: Gardening
  • Page: 250
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Home Gardener’s Small Gardens is the essential guide to improving a small garden and turning the most modest-sized space into a stunning outdoor area. It offers lushly illustrated strategies for making the most of a confined space—whether backyard, terrace or courtyard. Get started with an informative discussion of small garden types, appropriate plants, problems and opportunities, design, and planning. The excitement truly begins with a look at the wide variety of stylistic options. The gardens range from Mediterranean to wildflower, secluded to low-maintenance, container to balcony. And a plant directory covers it all: summer-flowering annuals, herbaceous perennials, shrubs, small trees, climbers, water plants, bamboos, culinary herbs, fruits, vegetables, and even more. For a finishing touch, there's practical information on garden construction, with step-by-step instructions for making paths, patios and other garden structures.

Alan Titchmarsh How to Garden: Garden Design

Alan Titchmarsh How to Garden: Garden Design

  • Author: Alan Titchmarsh
  • Publisher: Random House
  • ISBN: 1448142075
  • Category: Gardening
  • Page: 144
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Covers everything from the initial planning of your garden on paper to how to make your design a reality with planting, laying and construction guides. This single book will tell you everything you could need to know to achieve your ideal garden. Includes: * how to assess your site, create a style and source materials * advice on planting schemes and achieving year-round interest * tips on working with design principles such as scale, proportion and balance * simple instructions for hard landscaping Alan Titchmarsh imparts a lifetime of expertise in these definitive guides for beginners and experienced gardeners. Step-by-step illustrations and easy-to-follow instructions guide you through the basic gardening skills and on to the advanced techniques, providing everything you need to create and maintain your dream garden.

The Essential Garden Design Workbook

The Essential Garden Design Workbook

  • Author: Rosemary Alexander
  • Publisher: Timber Press (OR)
  • ISBN: 0881929751
  • Category: Gardening
  • Page: 304
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Guides you through every stage of designing a garden. Hundreds of explanatory drawings and quick-reference diagrams make this workbook a vital addition to your garden-planning library.

Better Homes & Gardens Perennial Gardening

Better Homes & Gardens Perennial Gardening

  • Author: Better Homes & Gardens
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
  • ISBN: 0470878444
  • Category: Gardening
  • Page: 288
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Perennials are permanent fixtures in most home gardens, making this complete guide a perfect fit for any home gardener's library. This book will be a comprehensive and accessible reference for planning, planting, and caring for the most popular perennial plants, from the common hibiscus and peony, to new, must-grow varieties. With an easy-to-navigate package, in-depth coverage of basic techniques, and up-to-date information on new varieties and trends, it is perfect for gardeners of all skill levels, from novice to expert. Filled with colorful diagrams, helpful checklists that make shopping and planning a breeze, and easy-to-follow directions for all kinds of projects, it's the perfect guide to planning and maintaining a beautiful home garden, year after year. Chapters will include a primer on understanding perennials, guidance on selecting the best perennials for your region and situation, inspirational ideas for design, including color combinations and plant pairings. An entire chapter of plant-by-numbers plans will provide step-by-step guidance and inspiration for home garden designs. Special features include lists of top perennial plants and at-a-glance seasonal maintenance charts. More than 700 gorgeous color photos throughout, including a plant encyclopedia that features hundreds of perennials, categorized for convenience.

Urban Horticulture

Urban Horticulture

  • Author: Tina Marie Waliczek,Jayne M. Zajicek
  • Publisher: CRC Press
  • ISBN: 1482261006
  • Category: Political Science
  • Page: 348
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In the wake of urbanization and technological advances, public green spaces within cities are disappearing and people are spending more time with electronic devices than with nature. Urban Horticulture explores the importance of horticulture to the lives, health, and well-being of urban populations. It includes contributions from experts in researc