Stone in the Garden: Inspiring Designs and Practical Projects

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W. W. Norton & Company, 2001 - Gardening - 224 pages
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Stone furnishes the framework, the structure, and the sense of permanence that transforms gardens. Whether in the form of retaining walls or benches, terraces or walkways, as bold standing stones or as boulders at the edge of a small stream or pond, stone lends a garden focus, providing the perfect foil to plants.
 

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A great well rounded book on using stone in the garden which includes inspiring pictures ideas instructions and a good photo list of different stones that are availble. Read full review

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Horticulture magazine contributor and author of several landscaping books (e.g., Garden Paths: Inspiring Designs and Practical Projects), Hayward offers a detailed look at the many ways stone can ... Read full review

Contents

INTRODUCTION
9
CHAPTER TWO Stone Underfoot Paths and Steps Terraces and Patios
44
CHAPTER THREE Boulders and Bedrock
78
CHAPTER FIVE Standing Stones and Benches
116
PART TWO WORKING WITH STONE IN THE GARDEN
135
chapter seven Laying Paths and Terraces
152
chapter eight Boulders and Bedrock
170
chapter ten Setting Sculptures and Benches
192
GLOSSARY
212
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About the author (2001)

Gordon Hayward, an acclaimed garden designer and lecturer, is the author of five previous books. His wife, Mary Hayward, grew up gardening in the Cotswolds in England. They live and garden in Westminster, Vermont.

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