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Front yard gardens : growing more than grass

Author: Liz Primeau
Publisher: Toronto, Ont. ; Buffalo, N.Y. : Firefly Books, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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How to transform a front yard from grass to a garden. Includes garden styles, tips on creating and maintaining the garden, planting suggestions, and examples of more than 70 front-yard gardens across North America.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Liz Primeau
ISBN: 1552976653 9781552976654 1552977102 9781552977101
OCLC Number: 50939027
Description: 232 pages : color illustrations ; 27 cm
Contents: Why we mow --
Lawn at what cost? --
Evolution of a garden --
Groundwork --
Cottage gardens --
Small city gardens --
Opulent gardens --
Minimalist gardens --
Fusion gardens --
Natural gardens --
Neighbourhood gardens --
Secret gardens --
Overcoming obstacles.
Responsibility: Liz Primeau ; photography by Andrew Leyerle.
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The author gives ideas for overall planning and design and outlines steps for removing the grass, enriching the soil and planting new flowers and shrubs. 75 case-study front gardens of all types are  Read more...

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The photographs are delightful and the text is written in informative and heartfelt prose.--Sylvia Jenkins"Central Coast Adventures" (01/01/2003) A well-written 232 pages, the authors knows of what Read more...

 
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