The Complete Guide to Finishing Touches for Yards & Gardens: More Than 60 Practical & Ornamental Projects for the Landscape

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Quayside, Nov 1, 2003 - Gardening - 256 pages
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After major construction is completed on a landscape, adding personal finishing touches is what turns the yard into a genuine extension of the home, allowing it to reflect the personality and tastes of the owner. In established landscapes, adding finishing touches is an easy way to "remodel" the outdoor home and make it new again. "The Complete Guide to Finishing Touches for Yards & Gardens presents more than 60 complete projects to create practical and decorative finishing features for the outdoor home. It features a wide assortment of building materials, including wood, masonry, and metals, with complete directions for working with them. The book includes projects for the living garden, such as installing decorative edging, constructing a rock garden, and building planters and window boxes. It also includes projects for the general landscape, such as building decorative gates, ornamental fountains, and benches. Each project includes detailed plans and comprehensive how-to directions accompanied by color photos and illustrations.

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The editors of Creative Publishing international have created dozens of best-selling titles in the fields of home repair, home improvement, home decor, and landscaping.

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