The First-time Garden Specialist

The First-time Garden Specialist

Book - 2008
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Midpoint Books
Guided inspiration and practical preparation are the foundations of an individual and beautiful garden. This book offers first-time gardeners the opportunity to develop an understanding of simple design and planning principles, as well as providing advice on the best plant varieties for produce and for ornament; allowing them to create an interesting garden in any sort of location. The First Time Garden Specialist shows how to assess a plot and how to start planning the design. It also explains which tools and materials might be required. Basic construction options are also included, such as creating privacy, paths, water features and play areas. The book also contains a host of suggestions for the kinds of plants that can be grown and the containers that can be used. This compact book looks at a number of garden scenarios in detail and explains the kinds of things that need to be thought through, such as types and styles, options and designs, key elements etc. Bright photographs and instructive illustrations of a huge variety of plants and required techniques really bring this book to life.

Baker & Taylor
A practical handbook geared toward first-time and inexperienced gardeners takes readers step by step through the process of designing a beautiful garden oasis, from assessing a plot and developing a plan, to selecting plants and materials, to constructing water features and play areas, to the techniques of maintaining a garden year round. Original.

& Taylor

Offers advice on creating a garden for the first time, considering factors such as asssessing a plot, selecting plants and materials, constructing water features and play areas, and maintenance techniques throughout the year.

Publisher: London : New Holland, 2008
ISBN: 9781845379261
Characteristics: 80 p. : col. ill. ; 24cm


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