Builder's Guide To Landscaping / Edition 1

Builder's Guide To Landscaping / Edition 1

by Jonathan F. Hutchings
     
 

ISBN-10: 0070318301

ISBN-13: 9780070318304

Pub. Date: 09/19/1997

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The

Subcontractors and contractors who deal with irrigation, drainage, and landscaping can turn to this comprehensive manual to enhance their technical skills. In this exclusive guide professionals will also find answers to all aspects of landscape construction from decks and retaining walls to pest and plant identification.

Both the practicing and novice lalndscaper

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Overview

Subcontractors and contractors who deal with irrigation, drainage, and landscaping can turn to this comprehensive manual to enhance their technical skills. In this exclusive guide professionals will also find answers to all aspects of landscape construction from decks and retaining walls to pest and plant identification.

Both the practicing and novice lalndscaper will benefit from information about hot topics such as energy-efficient irrigation and "earth-friendly" landscaping techniques, as well as important side issues such as scheduling and marketing.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780070318304
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date:
09/19/1997
Series:
Builder's Guides Series
Pages:
388
Product dimensions:
0.85(w) x 6.00(h) x 9.00(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Foreword
Introduction
1Safety1
2Maintaining plants35
3Starting plants87
4Hand tools121
5Preparing and improving turfgrass143
6Irrigation systems165
7Landscape construction209
8Drainage233
9Operating equipment247
10Maintaining small-engine equipment269
11Landscape design and planning281
12Plant identification307
13Conclusion345
Index357

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