Exploring Garden Style: Creative Ideas From America's Best Gardeners (fine Gardening Design Guides)
from Kitchen Gardens To Tropical Gardens, Sound Ideas Are Combined With Inspiring Prose To Motivate Any Gardener. Included Is Going Native By Andy Wasowski, A Look At The Joys Of Creating A Landscape That Nurtures Both Indigenous Wildlife And The Gardener. 183 Color Photos. 15 Color Illustrations.
from Ken Druse To Peter Loewer, More Than 50 Of America's Best Gardeners--many Of Them Contributors To Fine Gardening Magazine And Some Veterans Of Hgtv--have Combined Their Talents To Produce An Outstanding New Series. Not A Compilation Of Articles From Past Issues, Like The Best Of Fine Gardening Series, These First Four Volumes Recount The Contributors' Personal Experiences In Creating Their Own And Their Clients' Gardens. Individual Chapters By Each Author Are Devoted To A Specific Topic Such As Grasses Waken The Winter Garden. Practical Advice Is Given On Gardening Techniques, From Breaking Dormancy In Seeds To Building A Wall, Stone By Stone. Garden Plans, Color Photographs, And Plant Lists Complete Each Volume. Helpful Tools Such As The Usda Hardiness Zone Map Or The Spring And Fall Frost Date Maps Found In The Better Homes And Gardens Step-by-step Gardening Or The Gardening For Dummies Series Aren't Included, But Readers Will Not Feel The Lack. The Strength Of This Excellent Series Lies In The Unique Insights And Experiences Of The Authors. The Four Books Are So Alive With Creativity And Excitement, As Well As Sheer Beauty In The Illustrations, That No One Can Fail To Find Inspiration Here. Highly Recommended For All Gardeners.--nancy Myers, Univ. Of South Dakota Lib., Vermillion Copyright 2000 Cahners Business Information.
Author : Editors And Contributors Of Fine Gardening
Publisher : Taunton Press
Published Year : 2001
Edition : Reprint
Format : Paperback, 176 pages
Subject : Gardens, Design, Styles
Language : English
Dimensions : 8.51 (w) x 10.86 (h) x 0.47 (d)
ISBN : 1561584746
ISBN13 : 9781561584741
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.
Exploring Garden Style features ideas for designing and planting beautiful gardens, advice on designing a greenhouse, and tips for gardening in harmony with nature.