Plan It, Dig It, Build It!: Your Step-by-step Guide to Landscape Projects
Plan It, Dig It, Build It! is the best resource available for novice landscapers who want to create exceptional outdoor environments. This text helps the student understand how to plan a project, including preparing a layout plan and staking out the work. Each project recipe includes a comprehensive materials list for a standard-sized project, a description list of the tools needed to complete the work and step-by-step instructions for project construction and installation. The text boasts guides for myriad projects, including paving patios and walkways, building fences, adding decorative pools or waterfalls, building berms, removing plants, constructing arbors, installing retaining walls and creating steps.
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Recycling and Waste Disposal
GRADING EROSION CONTROL AND DRAINAGE
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