Pro-designed patios and garden
stonework show the best ways to pull all the elements together to create unique outdoor
living spaces. All the latest ideas on design and materials. Clear, concise charts make it
easy to choose materials based on appearance, durability, ease of installation, and price.
Another always-popular volume in
Sunsets line of outdoor building books, Landscaping with Stone is a fundamental
resource for realizing the potential of virtually any garden. Thats because stone is
resilient, organic, and colorfulits versatility is legendary. This essential book
helps gardeners make the most of stone, with design ideas and step-by-step how-to
instructions for everything from paths to walls to waterfalls.
Stonescaping Idea Book showcases a
wide range of inspiring and practical ideas for using stone in all types of landscape
settings and for all budgets and regions of the country. Along with tried-and-true designs
for inviting walkways and beautiful walls, new ways of using stone in gardens and patio
spaces are also presented. Youll discover ideas for creating graceful streams,
waterfalls, or even simple fountains that will help transform your backyard into a private
retreat. Topics covered include: Patios & Terraces; Paths, Walks & Steps; Walls;
Pools & Ponds; Seating & Sculpture.
How to add practical and visually
pleasing elements to any property. Wood, masonry, stone, earth, and vegetation are all
options the author discusses for building and creating an environment that complements the
topography. Filled with color photographs, the book also includes hundreds of clear
instructional drawings of plans and construction techniques. Jeswald provides careful
advice for every stage of a project--up-front planning, assessing a site, finalizing a
design, and selecting proper tools and building materials for construction.