Fantastic book, wish I found it before I sunk $$ into my do it myself landscaping pulling info from multiple sources. I would consider this the bible or mba course in landscape reference and guidance, stepping through fundamental to advanced levels. It covers all aspects of landscaping, well organized, easy to follow, great examples. Invaluable resource created by Rita Bachanan thatís been out since 2000. I canít believe there isnít prior feedback about this book on websight. Would highly recommend this to every home gardener/landscaper.