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Designing and Renovating Larger Gardens Other / Books

Designing and Renovating Larger Gardens

Award-winning landscape designer Douglas Coltart offers practical instructions for designing and renovating spacious gardens, with an eye towards issues unique to those working with at least a third of an acre of land. This book will enable gardeners to make a range of positive changes, such as anchoring …

Planting Design Illustrated Other / Books

Planting Design Illustrated

This is one of the most comprehensive books on Planting Design. It fills in the blank in this field and introduces poetry, painting and symbolism into Planting Design. It covers in detail the two major systems in Planting Design: Formal Planting Design and Naturalistic Planting Design. It has numerous …

Design and Landscape for People Other / Books

Design and Landscape for People: New Approaches to Renewal

New Approaches to Renewal | The new community planning: invaluable strategies for creative rebuilding and renovating from around the world. For many years planning was something done in the name of progress by distant committees with the abstract aim of tidying boundaries and controlling growth. In the …

Treehouses Other / Books

Treehouses: View From the Top

View From the Top | No longer just kid’s stuff, modern treehouses are often used as retreats ranging from simple playrooms to two-storied adventure complexes. Features detailed case studies, including information about the design, planning, and building processes. Photographs of interiors and exteriors …

Rain Gardens Other / Books

Rain Gardens: Bringing Water to Life in the Designed Landscape

Bringing Water to Life in the Designed Landscape | Rain gardens encompass all possible elements that can be used to capture, channel, divert and make the most of the rain and snow that fall on a property. Using the innovative and attractive approaches described here, it is possible to enhance outdoor …

Digital Land Other / Books

Digital Land: Integrating Technology into the Land Planning Process

Integrating Technology into the Land Planning Process | Its your complete guide to design and planning as they relate to land and how digital technology fits into the process. Digital Land, Integrating Technology into the Land Planning Process, explains what digital tools are used to collect, assemble, …

Peter Fudge Gardens Other / Books

Peter Fudge Gardens

For anyone wanting to improve their outdoor space, whether professional landscaper or new homeowner, this guide will provide inspiration and advice on a variety of modern garden design techniques. From tiny urban courtyards to sprawling country properties, award-winning designer Peter Fudge shares his …

From Concept to Form in Landscape Design Other / Books

From Concept to Form in Landscape Design

One of the most difficult tasks for a designer is to translate concepts into specific and detailed organizations of space. From Concept to Form in Landscape Design, Second Edition provides vital, functional techniques that make the transformation easier and more effective. This perceptive resource examines …

Environments for Outdoor Play Other / Books

Environments for Outdoor Play: A Practical Guide to Making Space for Children

A Practical Guide to Making Space for Children | Exciting spaces to play are vital if we are to provide children with challenging, flexible, inclusive and stimulating opportunities to learn, develop and have fun together. …

Gardenista Other / Books

Gardenista

Gardenista: The Definitive Guide to Stylish Outdoor Spaces Our homes’ outdoor spaces can—and should—be as welcoming and carefully considered as our living rooms; when treated as extensions of our homes, these spaces enrich our lives immeasurably. That was the guiding principle when, under the direction …

Garden Design Solutions Other / Books

Garden Design Solutions

Garden Design Solutions: Ideas for Outdoor Spaces Award-winning garden designer Stephen Woodhams demonstrates how to make the most of any outside space, whether it is a typical urban garden, exposed roof terrace or shady courtyard. Drawing on his many years of experience designing gardens of all sizes …

Growing Green Other / Books

Growing Green: Animal-Free Organic Techniques

Growing Green: Animal-Free Organic Techniques is an essential guide about organic growing and is perfect for absolute beginners as well as experienced professionals. This book introduces the concept of stockfree-organic and shows, through case studies, that when growers abandon the use of slaughterhouse …

Natural Remodeling for the Not-So-Green House Other / Books

Natural Remodeling for the Not-So-Green House

Bringing Your Home into Harmony with Nature (Natural Home & Garden) | To have a home that’s more in touch with the earth, you don’t have to start from the ground up! It’s possible—and more environmentally friendly—to go green by renovating an existing home. With the help of Carol Venolia, …