Make a California home landscape more attractive and functional with California Home Landscaping. Like the other titles in this series, this book contains three parts: Design Portfolio, Guide to Installations, and Plant Portraits. In the Design Portfolio section, readers will find 48 designs created by landscape professionals in California.Guide to Installations explains how to install the plants, paths, patios, and arbors used in the designs. More than 200 of the best plants for the region are fully described in Plant Portraits. Clearly written in a friendly style and with 430 color photographs and paintings, California Home Landscaping provides everything Californians need to know to landscape like a pro.
About the 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, as well as produced the landscaping series of which this book is part.
Lance Walheim lives in California and has authored or contributed to more than 30 gardening books, including Lawns for Dummies, Roses for Dummies, The Natural Rose Gardener, and Citrus. He has also been a staff editor at Sunset magazine.