Backyard Building Projects: Complete Plans for More Than 40 Useful or Decoratve Objects to Make for Your Garden

Backyard Building Projects: Complete Plans for More Than 40 Useful or Decoratve Objects to Make for Your Garden

by David Tenenbaum
     
 

From a practical compost bin to whimsical outdoor sculptures, this Weekend gardening guide offers do-it-yourselfers more than 40 projects to enhance their yards and gardens. Among them: Raised beds, a window box, trellises, a cold frame, and 9 different planters; Houses for birds, bats, and butterflies, plus feeders and a bird bath; Paths, retaining walls,

Overview

From a practical compost bin to whimsical outdoor sculptures, this Weekend gardening guide offers do-it-yourselfers more than 40 projects to enhance their yards and gardens. Among them: Raised beds, a window box, trellises, a cold frame, and 9 different planters; Houses for birds, bats, and butterflies, plus feeders and a bird bath; Paths, retaining walls, benches, a doormat, a trash-can house, and a sandbox.

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"Taylor's Guides are the best, most authoritative guides on the market." Garden Design

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780395838129
Publisher:
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Publication date:
10/24/1997
Series:
Taylor's Weekend Gardening Guides Series
Pages:
122
Product dimensions:
7.55(w) x 9.51(h) x 0.37(d)

Meet the Author

David Tenenbaum, author of The Complete Idiot's Guide to Trouble-free Home Repair and other books, is the feature writer at "The Why Files," an award-winning Web site form the University of Wisconsin covering science behind the news. He lives in Madison, Wisconsin.

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