Beyond the Lawn

Beyond the Lawn

by Keith Davitt
     
 

This refreshing book offers myriad ideas for nontraditional outdoor spaces that are as beautiful as they are low-maintenance. Written by veteran landscape designer Keith Davitt, you'll discover how to banish cutting, watering, and weed worries forever by creating lovely outdoor spaces that replace the traditional grass lawn with rock walls, sculptures, native grasses,… See more details below

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This refreshing book offers myriad ideas for nontraditional outdoor spaces that are as beautiful as they are low-maintenance. Written by veteran landscape designer Keith Davitt, you'll discover how to banish cutting, watering, and weed worries forever by creating lovely outdoor spaces that replace the traditional grass lawn with rock walls, sculptures, native grasses, mosses, wildflowers, and more. Davitt guides you through making design choices that suit your unique needs, such as determining which plants will thrive in particular climates and soil conditions. Featuring more than 30 projects broken into such garden categories as stone, brick, mosaic, flower, deck and water, and filled with easy-to-follow tips and techniques, illustrative photos, and color renderings of design plans for outdoor spaces, this is a comprehensive guide to simply beautiful alternative gardens.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781564969576
Publisher:
Rockport Publishers
Publication date:
03/01/2003
Pages:
136
Product dimensions:
8.25(w) x 10.31(h) x 0.69(d)

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