Southern Coastal Home Landscaping

Southern Coastal Home Landscaping

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Southern Coastal Home Landscaping is the latest addition to Creative Homeowner's award-winning, best-selling series of regional home-landscaping books. Readers will find inspiring ideas for making the coastal home landscape, with its special challenges of salt air and high winds, among others, more attractive and functional. The 38 featured designs are created by landscape professionals from the region and use more than 160 plants that thrive in the demanding coastal environment. Detailed instructions for projects such as paths, patios, ponds, and arbors are also included. Over 350 full-color photos and paintings are complemented by easy step-by-step instructions.
States: AL, FL, LA, MS, TX
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Product details

  • Paperback | 191 pages
  • 213 x 274 x 15mm | 676g
  • United States
  • English
  • Maps; Line drawings, color; Illustrations, color
  • 1580115101
  • 9781580115100
  • 2,113,584

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- 38 designs created by landscape professionals specifically for the Southern Coastal Region--offering creative solutions for front entries, foundation plantings, patios, steep slopes, and more



- Detailed descriptions of more than 160 plants picked to thrive in the coastal environment, including many low-water-use and salt-tolerant plants



- Step-by-step instructions for building structures, such as paths, patios, ponds, walls, and trellises



- Approximately 375 color photos and illustrations




Praise for the First Edition "... like having a team of professional garden designers on hand."
--Country Living Gardener "... you'll turn to these beautifully rendered design possibilities again and again."
--Elanore Lewis, Woman's Day Garden Planner & Practical Guide "This idea-filled book takes the guesswork out of landscaping so you can focus on the fun. Designs that work, great plants you can find, accurate instructions, and detailed drawings will help you succeed."
--Nancy Beaubaire, former Editor Fine Gardening and Country Living Gardener "The Home Landscaping series takes the fear out of gardening by skillfully combining a wide range of attractive, dependable plants with clear, concise information on the techniques of gardening and easy-to-follow plans."
--Thomas Fischer, Executive Editor, Horticulture
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About Stephen G Pategas

Stephen Pategas is a registered landscape architect and a member of the American Society of Landscape Architects and the Garden Writers Association. A published garden photographer and lecturer, his areas of expertise include residential and specialty garden design, plant materials, garden ornamentation, and a variety of garden styles.Co-author Kristin Pategas is a Florida Certified Landscape Designer and a member of the Association of Professional Landscape Designers and the Garden Writers Association. In 2000 she completed 18 years of service in horticulture with the Walt Disney World Resort. Kristin's specialties include wildlife, herb and vegetable gardens, topiaries, container gardening, and garden living.Stephen and Kristin are co-owners of Hortus Oasis (www.HortusOasis.com ), anaward-winning boutique landscape design firm in Winter Park, FL, that provides services in residential, commercial, and specialty garden design with an emphasis on "green" sustainable gardening.
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