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Western Home Landscaping

Homeowners in the western areas of the country can now make their home landscapes more attractive and functional with Western Home Landscaping.  Like the other titles in this series, this book contains three parts. In the "Design Portfolio" section, readers will find 42 designs created by landscape professionals from the area. The designs address the variety of climates found in the west, including cool coastal areas, hot inland valleys, and the special conditions of higher elevations. Emphasis is placed on conserving water and using native plants. "Guide to Installations" explains how to install the plants, paths, patios, and arbors used in the designs. More than 200 of the best plants for the region are fully described in "Plant Portraits." Clearly written in a friendly style and with 450 color photographs and paintings, Western Home Landscaping provides everything homeowners need to know to landscape like a pro.States: AZ, CA, CO, ID, MT, NM, NV, OR, UT, WA, WY Canada: BC

Series: Landscaping

Paperback: 320 pages

Publisher: Creative Homeowner; First edition (November 23, 2010)

Language: English

ISBN-10: 1580114865

ISBN-13: 978-1580114868

Product Dimensions: 8.5 x 0.7 x 10.9 inches

Shipping Weight: 2.5 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)

Average Customer Review: 4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (4 customer reviews)

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Age Range: 10 and up

Grade Level: 5 and up

This guide contains excellent photos, many of which illustrate "water wise"landscaping ideas applicable to the current (2015) southwestern drought.Lovely photos, and simple drawings to identify the various plants in the numerouslandscaping plans.

I like how the book appropriately shows two opposing designs for a variety of home exterior layouts--one in full sun and one in shade. It does a good job of corresponding the two so readers can compare and contrast. The thing I don't like is the images and index layout. As I try to select the appropriate species and plant types for my design, I find it difficult to identify the plants, trees, and shrubs because of the limited images and organization of the index--they use the latin name to alphabetize rather than the english name.

Bought book for sister and she loves the fact that the book offers many diferent Ideas with several colored pictures

just what I was looking for excellent good book work at a nursery so this will be a good tool to use

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