Mid-Atlantic Home Landscaping, 4th Edition: 46 Landscape Designs with 200+ Plants & Flowers for Your Region (Paperback)
Discover endless home landscaping ideas and outdoor DIY projects that are specifically designed for the Mid-Atlantic region in this must-have landscaping book Mid-Atlantic Home Landscaping, 4th Edition features inspiring ideas for making the Mid-Atlantic home landscape more attractive and functional. Starting with the 200 best native plants that thrive in the region, area landscape professionals created 46 outdoor design concepts that readers can work with. Also included are complete step-by-step instructions for building paths, patios, walls, fences, arbors, trellises, and other structures. New to this edition is up-to-date information on eco-friendly plant selections, guidance on avoiding invasive plants and how to identify regional species, details on impervious versus porous paved surfaces, why stormwater runoff matters, permaculture, and more Over 400 color photographs and drawings complement the easy-to-follow instructions for caring for and installing plants, paths, patios, ponds, and arbors. If you live in Delaware, Maryland, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, New York, Virginia, or West Virginia, this complete guide on how to landscape in your region is for you.
About the Author
Roger Holmes (Author) Co-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 landscaping series of which this book is part. He also co-wrote Creative Homeowner's Creating Good Gardens. Rita Buchanan (Author) Rita Buchanan is the coeditor and co-author of TAYLOR'S MASTER GUIDE TO GARDENING as well as many other books. A botanist, horticulturist, and passionate gardener and designer, she turned a featureless cow pasture into a glorious garden landscape surrounding her home. She resides in Connecticut.