The Welcoming Garden: Designing Your Own Front Garden

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Gibbs Smith, 2006 - Gardening - 144 pages
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Renowned garden designer Gordon Hayward's newest book focuses on one major principle: creating front-yard gardens that will inspire and invite, transforming neighborhoods and encouraging people to create compelling spaces in which to relax, visit with neighbors, and enjoy a natural space. A front garden should welcome, enliven, enrich, and engage.

 

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Review: Welcoming Garden, The: Designing Your Own Front Garden

User Review  - Tatjana - Goodreads

This is a really interesting book with gorgeous pictures and practical tips. I was especially appreciative of the gardens shown from the Austin area (basically near my home). The explanations and ... Read full review

Review: Welcoming Garden, The: Designing Your Own Front Garden

User Review  - 'stina - Goodreads

Christmas 2006 present from mama. Read full review

Contents

Acknowledgments
8
t The Style oj Your Front Garden
16
Driveway Cars and the Front Garden
30
Walkways to the Front Door
44
Gardens around the Front Door
60
A Lot oj Lawn a Little Lawn
92
Walls Fences and Gates 4 00
100
Sitting Areas i
120
to Putting It All Togetherthe Whole Front Garden
130
Afterword
144
Copyright

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About the author (2006)

Gordon Hayward, a well-known garden designer and frequent lecturer, is the author of Garden Paths: Inspiring Designs and Practical Projects (distributed by firefly;1993). He lives in Vermont.

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