A Step-by-step Guide to Creating and Maintaining your Outdoor Space
Homeowners dream about making their yards and gardens more inviting -- places where they can relax, play, entertain or enjoy the outdoors. This comprehensive guide to garden projects helps make that dream come true by providing all the information needed to plan, construct and maintain a garden landscape perfect for any space or style.Easy-to-follow guidelines teach readers how to assess their current space then choose the best design and features for their needs. Following that are step by step instructions for building structures, planting beds, laying paths and installing special features such as lighting or fountains. -- Virtually all aspects of garden design and construction are covered, from planning to execution -- Projects range from creating planting beds and building garden sheds to adding more decorative features such as a small pond or outdoor lighting -- Beginners will find easy-to-follow instructions on the basics of garden design, while experienced gardeners will enjoy the more ambitious projects -- Over 500 color photos and design plans provide both inspiration and practical guidanceWith over 500 photos and dozens of workable design plans, this comprehensive do-it-yourself guide will more than satisfy any gardener's aspiration to create the perfect outdoor retreat.