Book Description

Book Description Southern Coastal?Home Landscaping?is the latest addition to?Creative Homeowner's award-winning, best-selling?series of regional?home-landscaping books. Readers will find inspiring ideas for making the coastal home landscape, with its special challenges of salt air and high winds, among others, more attractive and functional. The?38 featured designs are created by landscape professionals from the region and use more than 175 plants that thrive in the demanding coastal environment. Detailed instructions for projects such as paths, patios, ponds, and arbors are also included. Over 350 full-color photos and paintings are complemented by easy step-by-step instructions.States: AL, FL, LA, MS, TX --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title. Read more From the Back Cover ? 38 designs created by landscape professionals specifically for the Southern Coastal Region?offering creative solutions for front entries, foundation plantings, patios, steep slopes, and more ? ? Detailed descriptions of more than 160 plants picked to thrive in the costal environment, including many low-water-use and salt-tolerant plants ? ? Step-by-step instructions for building structures, such as paths, patios, ponds, walls, and trellises ? ? Approximately 375 color photos and illustrations ? Praise for the First Edition ? ?... like having a team of professional garden designers on hand.??Country Living Gardener ? ?... you?ll turn to these beautifully rendered design possibilities again and again.??Elanore Lewis, Woman?s Day Garden Planner & Practical Guide ? ?This idea-filled book takes the guesswork out of landscaping so you can focus on the fun. Designs that work, great plants you can find, accurate instructions, and detailed drawings will help you succeed.??Nancy Beaubaire, former Editor Fine Gardening and Country Living Gardener ? ?The Home Landscaping series takes the fear out of gardening by skillfully combining a wide range of attractive, dependable plants with clear, concise information on the techniques of gardening and easy-to-follow plans.??Thomas Fischer, Executive Editor, Horticulture Read more See all Editorial Reviews