Courtyards & Patios: Designing and Landscaping Elegant Outdoor Spaces

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Friedman/Fairfax Publishers, 1998 - Gardening - 144 pages
A treasury of inspiring ideas and useful tips, this book is a must-have for homeowners looking to enhance the beauty of their homes with handsomely designed and landscaped courtyards and patios. Beautifully photographed and expertly written, Courtyards and Patios offers:
-- Scores at ways to beautify outdoor rooms with plants, including specific instructions for creating potted gardens and training plants la arbors and trellises
-- Considerations for planning courtyards and patios, such as size, shape, and material
-- Ideas for creating privacy with walls, screens, or hedges
-- Advice for matching the style of house, garden, and patio or courtyard
-- Possibilities for special features, such as fountains, dining areas, or play spaces
-- A full source list that directs readers to mail-order suppliers for plants, materials, containers, and other items

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Contents

Chapter One Grand Entrances
9
Chapter Two Patios with Personality
23
Chapter Three Plants Planters 8
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