An informative step-by-step guide to a series of landscape architecture projects, from the first sketched ideas through to the final transformation, and covering everything inbetween. This beautifully illustrated book takes the reader on a journey through a number of outstanding gardens that have ..
"In this beautiful book, artist Zenaida Sengo has provided inspiration for designing and living with tillandsias." Flora GrubbAir Plants, by Zenaida Sengo shows how simple and rewarding it is to grow, craft, and design with these modern beauties. Decorating with air plants is made easy with stunnin..
Since 1973, Storey's Country Wisdom Bulletins have offered practical, hands-on instructions designed to help readers master dozens of country living skills quickly and easily. There are now more than 170 titles in this series, and their remarkable popularity reflects the common desire of country and..
The Anxious Gardener's Book of Answers identifies the 100 most common gardening mistakes and gives gardeners the techniques to prevent them. Or, if it's too late and they've already goofed, there are tips to fix the mistake. The book's 24 chapters tackle every kind of gardening disaster, whether it..
"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 The Aromatherapy Garden explains how fragrant plants can be as therapeutic as they are intoxi..
This visually stunning book shows gardeners how to incorporate the lessons of Chanticleer, one of the most imaginative public gardens in the United States, into their own landscapes. "Delightful!" -The New York Times Book Review Discover a world of beauty and creativity! Chanticleer has been call..
What makes a garden "authentic"? For American gardeners, this question can be vexing. Because America is a comparatively young nation, it hasn't had much time to develop an indigenous garden style. Gardeners have therefore tended to turn to other national traditions for inspiration. The unhappy resu..
Every house in the world has a backyard, a vital outdoor space where life happens. In this book the author shows you how to make the most of the area and create a haven of peace (or fun) that is right for you and your lifestyle. The backyard makes an important link between the house and the wider g..
Simple steps to gardening success, from the experts at the RHS Follow RHS show-how and know-how for a garden that looks great all year round (whatever size it is). Inspirational tips and techniques on choosing the right plants, creating grass and bamboo features from meadows to an oriental style, w..
A magnificent pictorial document of the flowers grown in the greatest German garden of its time, the Hortus Eystettensis is in a class of its own when it comes to the range of flowers engraved.First published in 1613, the 367 copperplate engravings by Basilius Besler (1561-1629) capture the spectacu..
With Beautiful No-Mow Yards, you can transform your lawn into a liveable garden and bring nature's beauty into your life! What has your perfect green lawn done for you lately? Is it really worth the time, effort, and resources you lavish on it? Armed with encouragement, inspiration, and cutting-edge..
Nothing tastes better than herbs fresh from the garden. Discover how easy and rewarding it is to grow your own! Simple instructions, tempting dishes, and beautiful full-colour photographs will inspire you to grow, harvest, preserve, and cook with 26 of the most popular kitchen herbs, including basi..