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4 edition of Homeowner"s guide to landscape design found in the catalog.

Homeowner"s guide to landscape design

Timothy M. Michel

Homeowner"s guide to landscape design

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Published by Countryman Press in Woodstock, Vt .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Landscape design.,
  • Landscape gardening.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementTimothy M. Michel ; illustrated by the author.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsSB473 .M46 1983
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 166 p. :
    Number of Pages166
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3501767M
    ISBN 100914378945
    LC Control Number82022047
    OCLC/WorldCa9018229

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Homeowners guide to landscape design book

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Winterize your trees Make sure your trees are ready to handle the cooler temperatures. Americans spend tremendous amounts of money landscaping their homes. Inspiration for the Home Landscaper There's nothing like seeing amazing before and after pictures of successful landscape redesigns to get you excited to start on your own.Homeowners Guide To Landscaping CONTENTSPlanning The Home Landscape Page 3The Base Plan Page 5Planning For Your Needs Page 12Studying The Site Page 13Landscaping Materials Page 18Placing Your Plants Page 25Choosing And Planting Your Plants Page 27Landscape Construction Page 66Terracing Page 68Backyard Ponds Page 71Landscaping.

Her imaginative and unexpected tricks are found in this guide–the perfect combination of dreamy, aspirational and doable.” — Amy Stewart, author of the New York Times bestseller, The Drunken Botanist “Susan delivers a superb and thoughtful boost of design inspiration to. Homeowner's guide to landscape design by Michel, Timothy M.

Publication date Topics Landscape design, Landscape gardening Borrow this book to access EPUB and PDF files. Books to Borrow. Books for People with Print Disabilities.

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Water shortages and water rationing are commonplace throughout California, rendering expanses of /5(56). A sustainable landscape design guide that explores strategies for alleviating some of the most common and pressing environmental and human health issues.

A detailed overview of each strategy is provided and includes design considerations, illustrations, and images to .