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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 …

The Italian Garden Other / Books

The Italian Garden: Art, Design and Culture (Cambridge Studies in Italian History and Culture)

Art, Design and Culture (Cambridge Studies in Italian History and Culture) | Italian Renaissance gardens were the admiration of Europe and North America. They revived the classical art of garden making, as well as drawing on medieval literary traditions; but they also developed their own forms and styles, …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

The Aromatherapy Garden Other / Books

The Aromatherapy Garden

The Aromatherapy Garden: Growing Fragrant Plants for Happiness and Well-Being “Kathi guides you to all the joys of an aromatic garden with wonderful tips, fascinating facts, and sumptuous photos.” —Mandy Aftel, acclaimed natural perfumer and author of Essence and Alchemy and Fragrant …

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, …

Agroforestry Landscapes for Pacific Islands Other / Books

Agroforestry Landscapes for Pacific Islands

Agroforestry Landscapes for Pacific Islands: Creating abundant and resilient food systems Agroforestry Landscapes for Pacific Islands focuses on low-input and sustainable techniques for growing food in the Pacific. It covers a range of time-tested traditional agroforestry systems, modern agroforestry, …