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Midwest Home Landscaping, 3rd edition


Midwest Home Landscaping, Including Southern Canada, third edition, shows how to beautify 23 common landscape situations, such as front and back entries, walkways, borders, slopes, and patios. Each situation is presented with a variation, for a total of 46 designs. In addition, the book explains how to install and care for the plants, ponds, walls, and fences involved in the landscape designs. Plants that are proven performers in the Midwest are used in the designs and described in full detail. Step-by-step instructions provide the essential knowledge to tackle each project.

>> Covers the following U,S. states: IA, IL, IN, MI, MN, MO, OH, WI and southern Ontario, Canada

>> Over 1.1 million copies of the Regional Home Landscaping series sold to date

>> Provides landscape designs created by landscape professionals in the region

>> Shows the whole range of tasks, from plant selection and care to building walks, walls, fences, and trellises

>> Complete descriptions of the approximately 200 plants employed in the designs including hardiness zones; watering, soil, and sunlight needs; propagation information; blooming season; height; width; plus unusual tidbits

>> Over 430 full-color photos and paintings are complemented by easy step-by-step instructions

>> Full cross-referenced index and a glossary


About the Author

Roger Holmes is the founding editor of Fine Gardening magazine. He co-edited the monumental Taylor's Master Guide to Gardening and other highly regarded gardening books, and produced the eight-book regional landscaping series of which these books are part. Roger resides in Lincoln, Nebraska.

Rita Buchanan is a lifelong gardener with degrees in botany and an encyclopedic knowledge of plants. She worked with Roger Holmes to edit Fine Gardening magazine and co-edit several books, including Taylor's Master Guide to Gardening. She is the author of numerous award-winning books and is a contributor to many gardening magazines. Rita resides in Winsted, Connecticut.

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  • ISBN-13: 9781580114974
  • Shipping Weight: 1.7lbs
  • Author: Roger Holmes and Rita Buchanan

This product was added to our catalog on Tuesday 29 March, 2011.