Fine Gardening Beds & Borders: Design Ideas for Gardens Large and Small

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 A collection of the most popular design ideas, planting solutions, and quick front- and backyard fixes that the editors of Fine Gardening have to offer. Fine Gardening Beds and Borders offers easy planting solutions for creating gardens that add color and texture, help zone a property, and offer maximum impact for minimum investment of time and money. Whether the goal is as ambitious as a front yard makeover or as simple as a little spruce-up around the mailbox, Beds and Borders is packed with eye-catching ...

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Overview

 A collection of the most popular design ideas, planting solutions, and quick front- and backyard fixes that the editors of Fine Gardening have to offer. Fine Gardening Beds and Borders offers easy planting solutions for creating gardens that add color and texture, help zone a property, and offer maximum impact for minimum investment of time and money. Whether the goal is as ambitious as a front yard makeover or as simple as a little spruce-up around the mailbox, Beds and Borders is packed with eye-catching garden designs, advice on choosing the best plants, and strategies for keeping plants healthy and lush all season long.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781600858222
  • Publisher: Taunton Press, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 1/8/2013
  • Pages: 224
  • Sales rank: 635,176
  • Product dimensions: 8.40 (w) x 10.70 (h) x 0.60 (d)

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Based in Newtown, Connecticut, FINE GARDENING magazine provides breathtaking design ideas, helpful techniques, and the know-how to get great results in the garden.

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Table of Contents

Table of Contents

Part 1: Basics

Make the Most of What You’ve Got       

Weave a Garden with Geometry and Color         

Create Unity in the Garden        

Spontaneous Design    

Make a Bold Statement with Mass Plantings      

Love Your Shade

How to Reduce Maintenance     

Perfect Edges  

Four Ways to Remove Sod       

Build a Bed without Breaking Your Back

Remake a Bed 

Putt Your Garden to Bed

Part 2:  Beds

Part 3:  Borders

Part 4: Planting Gallery

Zone map        

Sources           

Contributors     

Credits 

Index   

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