The Big Book of Backyard Projects: Walls, Fences, Paths, Patios, Benches, Chairs & More

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Sterling Publishing Company, Inc., 2005 - House & Home - 431 pages
Here's a mammoth resource that belongs in the library of everyone who owns a garden. It's a colorful treasure trove of the best backyard projects ever, from decorative to functional, from walls to walkways. All the various planning stages--design, technical considerations, tools and materials--receive comprehensive coverage, and there are solutions to every possible garden problem. Need to enliven an ordinary setting? A garden floor can do the trick. Follow the instructions for making one of brick, ornamental gravel, stone, or concrete. Want to define a space? Add a beautiful pathway. Find out how to put up a fence for extra flair, or choose one of 30 garden seating ideas, including a trestle swing. How-tos, photos, drawings, and patterns make construction easy.

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User Review  - Tammi K. -

Good photos. A bit too heavy on simple DIY projects. nice for the bookshelf though, and inspiration. Read full review


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creating paths and walkways
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