Designing Front Yards


Designing Front Yards will show you exactly how to create an exciting front yard design and eliminate all the confusion.

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Designing Front Yards will show you exactly how to create an exciting front yard design and eliminate all the confusion.

There are 78 detailed pages and numerous pictures on topics such as the foundation planting, plants along your walkway, driveway plants, inexpensive landscape ideas and much, much more.
Learn about the following and make your front yard stand out from the crowd!

Use this book to find out about the following:

Inexpensive ideas for walkways, plants, walls, etc.
Lots of professional landscape pictures. Some have won awards.
Creating a front foundation planting without mistakes.
Easy design concepts to follow (eliminate the confusion).
Landscape trees – where, what and how many to plant.
Color in the landscape – easy, beautiful perennials and how to lay them out.
Avoid costly mistakes with three great tips.
Driveway plantings.
Additional beds – should you?
The value of landscaping…yes I mean money! What does landscaping do to your home value?

I designed and wrote this book because I understand that many homeowners want a professional and sensational looking front yard design but don't know how to achieve this on their own. In this book I share how I create designs for my clients and by following my tips, you will be able to have a design that looks very professional, including the following.

A sensational looking planting design.
A design that is above and beyond what you mostly see.
A landscape that looks as if it were professionally designed.
A design that you can be proud of and where people say "wow".
A landscape with healthy plants.
Choosing the right plants for your home.
Landscaping which adds value to your home.

Read about these great professional tips and ideas which I have used over the last 15 years to create award winning designs!
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Editorial Reviews

Jacki Cammidge
This e-book is perfect for planning your landscaping. The points that Susan makes about choosing the plants are known by landscape designers, horticulturists and other professionals, not so much the general public.

Susan goes into great detail about what to plant where, to get a well balanced and beautiful landscaping plan. Using the guidelines in this book will get you well ahead when it comes to your design!
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781475082111
  • Publisher: CreateSpace
  • Publication date: 5/27/2012
  • Pages: 78
  • Product dimensions: 8.50 (w) x 11.00 (h) x 0.19 (d)

Meet the Author

Susan Schlenger is a professional landscape designer with a degree in Landscape Architecture. She works in New Jersey but also provides landscape designs for homeowners throughout the U.S.

With over 14 years experience with designing landscapes, this information is valuable for both homeowners and landscapers wanting great design tips for creating beautiful and unique front yard designs.

Many of her designs have won awards and she has been featured in numerous publications, such as the Robb Report Collection, Backyard Landscape Magazine, Lawn and Landscape, etc. One of her very special designs was featured on the Nate Berkus show in 2011.
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