Handmade Garden Projects

Handmade Garden Projects : Step-by-Step Instructions for Creative Garden Features, Containers, Lighting & More

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In this book, DIY materials, found objects, and the occasional bit of cellar debris are converted into distinctive garden furnishings imbued with a modern sensibility and resourceful spirit. At the end of the day, you'll be pulling up a chair and relaxing at your handmade outdoor cocktail table-on the rocks of course-or escaping to a vintage caravan that has been repurposed into an instant garden get away. Handmade Garden Projects is a fresh take on life outdoors-it's time to bring craft to your garden!show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 228 pages
  • 202 x 214 x 16mm | 589.67g
  • Timber Press
  • Portland, OR, United States
  • English
  • 150 colour photographs
  • 1604691859
  • 9781604691856
  • 507,437

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Whimsy is the watchword here, even as Forkner provides full-color photos, practical conversion tables, hardiness zones, and resources listings in this innovative addition to DIY creativity. Booklist Filled with ideas for turning unused items and common materials into decorative and functional garden accents. Akron Beacon Journal Part inspiration and part manual, but for anyone comfortable working with simple tools and construction materials there is just enough step-by-step instruction to get started. San Francisco Chronicle Her instructions are practical, her aesthetic pleasingly funky. Seattle Times Puts a smile on your face . . . . any gardener is bound to find a project they ll love. . . . Jam-packed with colorful photos, great advice, and good guidance, making it a must-have. Better buy two, one to keep for yourself! Belfast Republican Journal Unique creative weekend projects. Poppy Talk A series of well-photographed and inspiring garden visits and projects, meant to enhance your garden. Danger Garden blog A creative new book. . . . filled with ideas and instructions with DIY ideas from fountains to fire pits. Plant Talk A collection of simple and inspiring projects that take your garden be it balcony, small or large to the next level and reflect your personality and taste. Treehugger If you are wondering what s in this book for plant nerds, the good news is: Plenty. Pacific Horticulture If you need a little inspiration for infusing your personality into your own garden, be sure to check out [this] book. Digging"show more

About Lorene Edwards Forkner

Lorene Edwards Forkner is a writer and garden designer. She is also the coauthor of three previous books: Hortus Miscellaneous, Growing Your Own Vegetables, and Canning and Preserving Your Own Harvest.show more