A Place in the Rain
Designing the West Coast Garden, Advice From Over 40 ExpertsBook - 2004
This design workbook will help both novice and seasoned gardeners in the Pacific Northwest -- before they even begin -- plan or renovate their landscape. It provides gardeners of average means with useful information and valuable tips on how to plan landscapes properly, including: Assessing the garden site How to use the landscape to best advantage Creating a realistic design that reflects personal taste. A Place in the Rain illustrates and explains design aesthetics, installation techniques, long-term maintenance considerations and organic options. Topics include: Bulletproof plants for the 'Gardening Impaired' Trees in the urban landscape Designing with spring bulbs and bedding Designing with winter garden plants Irrigation made simple and installing a healthy lawn Using structures and lighting Container gardening and gardening in large spaces Water gardening and gardening with native plants Pesticide-free gardening and edible landscaping. A Place in the Rain is a unique window on Pacific Northwest garden design and showcases the talented horticulturists of the region.
Publisher: North Vancouver, B.C. : Whitecap Books, c2004
Edition: 1st ed
Characteristics: xv, 222 p. : ill. (some col.), ports. ; 26 cm