Photo by Melody
Guess what time it is? It's time for the DG County Fair! Now in it's sixth year, enter your blue-ribbon photos or mouth-watering recipes for a chance to win a gift subscription! Click here here to get all the details, dates and entry rules.

Reviews of Beyond the lawn: Unique outdoor spaces

Good Rating
Trans
Book Profile
Author (1): Keith Davitt

Hardcopy edition:
Publish date: Month Unknown 2003
Published by: Rockport
List price: 29.95
ISBN Number: 1564969576

Categories:

Hard-cover

  Feedback History and Summary  
1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives

Comments:

RatingAuthorContent
Positive dirtcheapbuildr On Dec 16, 2006, dirtcheapbuildr wrote:

Note from Charmaine: the Dirtcheapbuilder- When Spring arives my thoughts dwell on ways to avoid mowing! I have 1/3 of an acre, somewhat hilly and previously untended, bursting with real weeds, spiky thistle, and undesirable crab grass.

As one grows older the insanity of maintaining a useless green "lawn" becomes apparent. So using a book like this can put you on the path to choosing LOW WORK options... you have more time to sit and enjoy your REAL Garden & yard, not struggle on upkeep. As for me, I am slowly bricking and decking my yard with salvaged materials, and landscaping with low maintenance plants.

This book also has designs for smaller raised and layered decks, avoiding the huge flat bare deck syndrome. This saves money on building, and allows for small manageable areas of plants, potted trees, tiled or slate areas, etc.


Add your own comment and rating to this book

Return to the Garden Bookworm homepage


We recommend Firefox
Overwhelmed? There's a lot to see here. Try starting at our homepage.

[ Home | About | Advertise | Media Kit | Mission | Featured Companies | Submit an Article | Terms of Use | Tour | Rules | Privacy Policy | Contact Us ]

Back to the top

Copyright © 2000-2014 Dave's Garden, an Internet Brands company. All Rights Reserved.
 

Hope for America