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Making money doing lawn-care, landscape architecture, and garden work is a dream of many people—and this guide contains all the necessary tools and strategies they need to successfully launch and develop their own business doing so. …
Amazon / Globe Pequot
Price: 179.16 $

Planted Aquariums: Creation and Maintenance starts with a discussion of light, soil, and water requirements for keeping plants in aquariums. The next chapter gives the reader guidelines for choosing the right plants for their tanks. The major portion teaches how to plan for, purchase, and install plants in the aquarium. There is a detailed section that is useful for someone who just wants to put a few hardy plants into a small tank as well as for the serious hobbyist aiming to create a show tank. …

Many gardeners — especially novices — are burdened by questions of what to plant where. Which plants will look good with each other? How to ensure that plants will be attractive for more than a few weeks of the year? And what to plant in a difficult spot? Easy Gardening completely removes the pressure of making such decisions, showing readers how successful planting can be easy with the use of simple planting suggestions for a variety of garden situations. The authors recommend perfect plants …
Amazon / Brand: Frances Lincoln
Price: 119.74 $

The Plant Book for Dumbarton Oaks was prepared as a resource for those charged with maintenance of the gardens following their acquisition by Harvard University in 1941. Beatrix Farrand here explains the reasoning behind her plan for each of the gardens and stipulates how each should be cared for in order that its basic character remain intact. Her resourceful suggestions for alternative plantings, her rigorous strictures concerning pruning and replacement, her exposition of the overall concept that …
Amazon / Brand: Dumbarton Oaks Pub
Price: 101.56 $

The complete guide to water gardens, from ponds and pools to streams, fountains, waterfalls, rain gardens, bog gardens, and more There s nothing more calming than a beautiful, tranquil water garden and now, it s easier than ever to plan and create your own water garden at home. Better Homes and Gardens® Water Gardening gives you dozens of projects, complete with handy shopping lists, plant-by-number plans, and easy-to-follow instructions to guide you from inspiration to completion. You ll find comprehensive …

With around 200,000 garden ponds in the Greater London area alone, ponds are one of the most appealing and vibrant small-scale wildlife habitats. Almost one in ten British gardens actually have a pond and it is seen as a growth area both by garden centres and conservation organizations alike. With this book wildlife and garden enthusiasts can discover and explore the world of ponds: from bugs, beetles and dragonflies, to frogs, newts, birds and bats. It offers clear step-by-step instructions on how …
Amazon / New Holland Pub Ltd
Price: 86.85 $

A practical introduction to the art of shade gardening explains how to design and maintain a beautiful and flourishing shade garden, describing nearly three hundred perennials, annuals, bulbs, ferns, ornamental grasses, and climbing plants that will thrive without direct sunlight and featuring expert designs for five different types of shaded gardens. Original. 20,000 first printing. …
Amazon / Brand: Rodale Pr
Price: 67.31 $

Here is detailed information on setting up and maintaining an outdoor pond, on selecting koi specimens, and on maintaining the perfect environment for this hardy breed of carp. A brand-new title in the growing Mini Encyclopedia Series for aquarium hobbyists, this book helps aquarium owners plan, create, and maintain a colorful and interesting environment for fish and aquatic life. Each volume provides in-depth information and instruction on a specific subdivision of fish keeping. Complementing the …

This book shows to plan and plant a diverse natural lakeshore landcape. Features information on how to restore wildlife habitat, wildflowers and clear water--preserve or restore the natural beauty that attracted you to lakeshore living in the first place. The principles and techniques in this book are also applicable for landscaping along rivers, streams and wetlands. Also features lakeshore rules and regulations for Minnesota, Wisconsin and Michigan. …

In Timeless Landscape Design: The Four-Part Master Plan, renowned landscape architects Hugh and Mary Palmer Dargan share the secret to creating an unforgettable landscape with the Four-Part Master Plan -- a unique method they ve perfected over the past two-and-a-half decades of creating award-winning gardens and yards for clients. The Dargans share a blend of specific design techniques and practical advice on how to achieve the sophisticated look of a professionally designed landscape on any size …
Amazon / Gibbs Smith
Price: 64.55 $

Discover the secrets to creating unforgettable, professional-looking landscapes. In timeless landscape design, renowned landscape architects Hugh and Mary Palmer Dargan share the secret to creating an unforgettable landscape with the “Four-Part Master Plan”―a unique method they’ve perfected over the past 25 years of creating award-winning gardens and yards. The Dargans share a blend of design techniques and practical advice on how to achieve the sophisticated look of a professionally designed …
Amazon / Gibbs Smith
Price: 57.01 $

Channel 4 s The City Gardener, Matt James, is back with a new series and a new book, full of practical advice and design inspiration to turn your weed-filled wasteland into the hippest urban playground on the block!* Where to start -- in this first section Matt gets straight down to business, providing practical answers to the question all first-time gardeners ask, where on earth do I start?!, including: how to carry out a site survey, deciding what style of garden you want and how to reflect your …
Amazon / Marshall Pickering
Price: 56.98 $

Prairie plants are among the toughest of all ornamentals. While they fascinate gardeners with their beauty and versatility, they require little maintenance. They are highly resistant to insect and disease damage, and they need not be replanted every year.    In recent years, the idea of growing prairie plants has gained increasing appeal among gardeners. Bob and Beatrice Smith have prepared this practical growing guide—based on their more than fourteen years of experience and experimentation—for …

   Everyone loves garden-fresh vegetables, but who has the time or energy to grow their own? You do--if you adopt Tom and Marty s tried-and-true schemes and tricks for 20-minute vegetable gardening.    They ll help you create from scratch a ready-to-plant garden in less than two hours, and then help you choose the easiest, most rewarding plants for your region and your tastes. You ll learn tips for winning the neighborhood tomato contest and how to turn a stack of old tires into an heirloom potato …
Amazon / Random House
Price: 55.56 $

There’s no garden more evocative than a cottage garden, and no experts more knowledgeable about how to devise the perfect design than leading horticulture authority Toby Musgrave and the editors at Country Living. Musgrave reveals, with the help of outstanding images by award-winning photographer Jerry Harpur, that cottage gardening actually encompasses a wide range of approaches. Almost any gardener will find the answer to his or her dreams, whether it’s a sweetly scented romantic garden, complete …
Amazon / Brand: Hearst
Price: 55.23 $