As inclusive as its extended subtitle, Western Home Landscaping presents a disparate array of 42 professional landscape designs compatible with the range of climates found in the region; from breezy coastal areas to scorching inland valleys to higher elevations. "Plant Portrait" descriptions and photos of more than 200 western plants supplement this exceptional resource for homeowners and business proprietors. Flip the pages. This eco-friendly paperback contains over 450 color photographs and paintings.
Western Home Landscapingby Roger Holmes, Lance Walheim
Homeowners in the western areas of the country can nowmake their home landscapes moreattractive and functional withWestern Home Landscaping. Like the other titles in this series, this book contains three parts. In the "Design Portfolio" section, readers will find 42 designs created by landscape professionals from the area. The designs address the variety of climates found in the west, including cool coastal areas, hot inland valleys, and the special conditions of higher elevations. Emphasis is placed on conserving water and using native plants. "Guide to Installations" explains how to install the plants, paths, patios, and arbors used in the designs. More than 200 of the best plants for the region are fully described in "Plant Portraits." Clearly written in a friendly style and with 450 color photographs and paintings,Western Home Landscapingprovides everything homeowners need to know to landscape like a pro.
States: AZ, CA, CO, ID, MT, NM, NV, OR, UT, WA, WY Canada: BC
Meet the Author
Roger Holmes is the founding editor of Fine Gardening magazine. He co-edited the monumental Taylor's Master Guide to Gardening and other highly regarded gardening books,and produced the eight-book regional landscaping series of which this book is part.Lance Walheim lives in California and has authored or contributed to more than 30 gardening books, including Lawns for Dummies, Roses for Dummies, The Natural Rose Gardener, and Citrus. He was co-author of Creative Homeowner's California Home Landscaping. He has also been a staff editor at Sunset magazine
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