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Outdoor rooms are an attractive option for gaining a little extra living space and providing a useful multi-purpose area for family fun, friendly get-togethers, and playtime. Country Living shows how to design the right open-air rooms for your needs, with page after page of ideas for setting up a relaxing haven, an upbeat entertaining spot, or even a romantic retreat. From quick and easy fix-ups—such as placing a chair and table in a shady corner—to elaborate layouts involving furniture, plants, …
Amazon / Hearst
Price: 59.64 $

Mosaic-making is the craft craze of recent years, and understandably so. While the results may look complicated, the basic technique is easy to master, allowing even beginners to create original decorative pieces for the home. This original collection of 12 contemporary projects for the home and garden teaches readers how to easily combine pebbles, stone and other natural materials to create mosaics of lasting beauty and originality. In addition to the traditional outdoor mosaic projects for garden …
Amazon / Brand: David n Charles
Price: 40.00 $

Life is just so much sweeter when experienced from a good deck or patio. Breezes, sunlight, the smells of the garden, birdsongs…just a few minutes in your own backyard can enliven the senses and rejuvenate the spirit. Meals become relaxed affairs. Food tastes better. Conversations are richer. Time eases its hectic demands and drifts by at a more congenial pace. Whether for a neighborhood barbeque or just a quiet afternoon with a paperback, decks and patios offer us the perfect space to kick back …
Amazon / Brand: For Dummies
Price: 38.85 $

Demonstrating how to create the right outdoors area for one s needs, a colorful handbook shows how to design, construct, and personalize a variety of outdoor living spaces to suit a range of styles, tastes, and budgets and offers helpful tips on maintenance, decorating, furniture and accessories, walkways and arbors, and planting schemes. …
Amazon / Hearst
Price: 35.61 $

Where do you get your organic or obscure vegetables from? With Grow Vegetables you need only go as far as the garden. From juicy tomatoes and crunchy celery, to swedes, turnips and carrots, it s easy to grow your own vegetables no matter what space you have. Follow detailed step-by-step growing instructions and advice on more than 80 vegetables and herbs, with further varieties of each. Filled with detail and advice, such as planting calendars and heritage varieties, some of which can t be found …
Amazon / DK
Price: 23.71 $

Offering readers popular patio and walkway designs complete with step-by-stepinstructions and full-color photos, this edition shows readers how easy it isto build a dream patio and save thousands of dollars in the process. …

All the latest ideas on design and materials, along with essential landscaping advice from professional garden designers, so that you can create a uniquely livable backyard. Expert designers | Experienced design and landscaping professionals help you get the backyard you want on the budget you can afford Real-world solutions | Pro-designed patios and gardens show the best ways to pull all the elements together to create a cohesive, comfortable space At a glance | Clear, concise charts make it easy …
Amazon / Oxmoor House
Price: 21.07 $

Southeast Home Landscaping, third edition, is a larger-format edition of Creative Homeowner s award-winning best seller on landscaping southeast-style. Readers will find inspiring ideas for making the home landscape more attractive and functional. The 54 featured designs are created by landscape professionals from the region and use more than 200 plants that thrive in the southeast. Detailed instructions for projects such as paths, patios, ponds, and arbors are also included. Over 450 full-color …
Amazon / Creative Homeowner
Price: 19.96 $

It s not necessary to have a traditional rock garden to enjoy rock garden plants. In fact, these colorful, small plants are perfect for the pots, containers, window boxes, and raised beds that are the mainstays of modern gardens. World-renowned botanist Christopher Grey-Wilson recommends easy-to-grow plants for a variety of garden situations including shade, mixed borders, and patios. Introductory chapters explain how to grow and care for these gardener-friendly plants that are cold-hardy and adaptable. …
Amazon / Timber Press
Price: 9.95 $

From front door to back patio, the first section of Coastal Living Outdoor Spaces features a colorful visual tour of some of the most inspiring outdoor areas from the pages of the magazine. Design ideas and home decorating tips show how to achieve a relaxed coastal-style ambience outdoors, regardless of where you live. The spaces are deconstructed so it s easy to understand the key components to getting a particular look. The second section offers lots of great ideas for designing everything from …
Amazon / Oxmoor House
Price: 5.75 $