Format:
Book
Title:
Fine gardening beds & borders : design ideas for gardens large and small / from the editors and contributors of Fine gardening.
Publisher, Date:
Newtown, CT : Taunton Press, c2012.
Description:
217 p. : col. ill., col. map, charts, plans ; 28 cm.
Subjects:
Beds (Gardens)
Garden borders.
Landscape gardening.
Other Title:
Fine gardening beds and borders
Beds & borders
Beds and borders
Design ideas for gardens large and small
Fine gardening.
Notes:
Includes index.
Contents:
Make the most of what you've got -- Create unity in the garden -- Spontaneous design -- Mass plantings make a bold statement -- Weave a garden with geometry and color -- Love your shade -- How to reduce maintenance -- Perfect edges -- Ways to remove sod -- Build a bed without breaking your back -- Remake a bed -- Put your garden to bed -- Simple fixes can make a big difference -- Perennials for the edge -- Gordon Hayward's tips for shaping the lawn to fit the garden -- Mix it up with see-through plants -- Create a great first impression -- Stand out without sticking out -- Streetwise plantings -- Andrew Schulmans's mailbox garden tips -- A no-nonsense approach to design -- Design a border with strong plant shapes -- The long border -- Good looks begin at the edge -- Andrew Schulman's tips for driveway strips -- The best plants for sunny borders -- A border with a tropical punch -- A border that pleases all summer long -- Stephen Gabor's spectacular poolside planting tips -- Jazz up a border with shrubs -- Focus on trees and shrubs -- Tuck a bog into a border -- Play with color and form -- Plants and a pathway control the view -- Blur the line between garden and woods -- Color makes a planting come together -- Fabulous foliage lights up the shade -- An exciting bed for a high-profile area -- A deer-resistant bed that shines in fall and winter -- An Asian garden that flaunts some fancy shrubs -- A fantastic fall planting that's drought tolerant too -- A purposeful poolside planting -- USDA hardiness zone map.
LCCN:
2012028908
ISBN:
9781600858222 (pbk.)
1600858228 (pbk.)
Publisher Number:
071432
Other Number:
800037523
System Availability:
6
Current Holds:
0
# Local items:
6
Control Number:
717087
Call Number:
635 F495 2012
Course Reserves:
0
# Local items in:
6
# System items in:
6