The "Sunday Times" Garden DIY

The "Sunday Times" Garden DIY

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This manual contains information needed to plan, construct and maintain a garden space. For the beginner, there are easy to follow instructions on the basics of garden DIY, while there is more experienced material for the experienced gardener. There are details on a range of projects, from laying paths, building fences and summer houses to more decorative ideas such as creating a water feature or installing outdoor lighting. The book contains photographs and illustrations as well as design plans.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 224 pages
  • 250 x 288 x 23mm | 1,410g
  • Octopus Publishing Group
  • Hamlyn
  • London, United Kingdom
  • 500 colour illustrations, index
  • 0600602826
  • 9780600602828

Table of contents

Planning and design How to realize the full potential of the space at your disposal; altering space; assessing priorities; installing electricity and plumbing Ground cover (decking, paving, bricks, stone, gravel, paths and steps) Boundaries (walls and wall coverings, fences and gates, screening and trellis work, pergolas and arches) Planting and containers (beds and borders, rock gardens, raised beds, planters) Living outdoors (tables and chairs, benches, sun loungers, tree seats and tables, barbeques) Garden structures (Arbours and gazebos, summer houses, sheds, tree houses, compost bin) Water features (ornamental pools, ponds and stepping stones, fountains, wall mounted fountains) Outdoor lighting (entrances and pathways, patios and terraces, plants, statues and features) Children's areas (swings, play houses, climbing frames, sand and play pits) Garden accessories (wind chimes, weather vanes, sundials, bird boxes, baths and tables, wall plaques) Outdoor maintenance (gutters, plastering, outdoor paintwork, cleaning) Tools and Techniques Basic garden tools Basic DIY tools Indexshow more