Natural Stonescapes: The Art and Craft of Stone Placement

Overview

Create naturally beautiful landscapes that stand the test of time.

In Natural Stonescapes you'll learn how to:

• Design stone arrangements that mimic the forms and dynamics of nature

• Choose and find stones appropriate for your design and location

• Adapt your design to fit the shape, existing features, and limitations of your site

• Use a variety of techniques to help you safely transport, set, and maneuver stones into place

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Overview

Create naturally beautiful landscapes that stand the test of time.

In Natural Stonescapes you'll learn how to:

• Design stone arrangements that mimic the forms and dynamics of nature

• Choose and find stones appropriate for your design and location

• Adapt your design to fit the shape, existing features, and limitations of your site

• Use a variety of techniques to help you safely transport, set, and maneuver stones into place

You'll also find more than 20 designs for stone groupings appropriate for all types of landscapes, from flat lawns to hillsides and waterscapes.

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Editorial Reviews

Steve Silk
This book is devoted to selecting, moving, and placing stones to create dynamic natural-looking landscapes. And the simple tips for natural-looking water-garden edging are worth the book's price.
Fine Gardening
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781580170925
  • Publisher: Storey Books
  • Publication date: 1/2/1999
  • Pages: 176
  • Product dimensions: 8.60 (w) x 10.88 (h) x 0.37 (d)

Meet the Author

Frederick C. Campbell is the founder and president of Gnome Landscapes, Design & Masonry, a landscape design and installation business in Falmouth, Maine.

Richard L. Dub,, APLD, is president and owner of Environmental Information & Design, Inc., in Lexington, South Carolina.

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Table of Contents

Introduction

Chapter 1: Fascination with Stone

Chapter 2: Stone's Role in the Landscape

Chapter 3: Examining the Site

Chapter 4: Planning the Placement

Chapter 5: Choosing and Finding Your Stones

Chapter 6: Working with Stone

Chapter 7: Three Stone Placement Examples

Chapter 8: Stone Grouping Design Ideas

Appendix

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