The Complete Guide to Landscape Construction

The Complete Guide to Landscape Construction

60 Step-by-step Projects for Creating A Perfect Landscape

Book - 2006
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Once the arena of professional contractors, major landscape construction projects are now achievable by ordinary homeowners armed with new DIY-friendly tools and materials, the right information and the willingness to get their hands dirty.

Black & Decker The Complete Guide to Landscape Construction is designed to guide the DIYer of any skill level through 60 of the most significant "hardscape" projects for the yard and garden. Projects range from basic earthmoving and yard shaping to creating privacy fences, pathways and watercourses, and everything in between. The book also features the latest in tools and techniques, as well as the latest landscaping products and materials popular with today's homeowners, including vinyl fencing, tumbled retaining wall block and outdoor fireplaces.

Publisher: Chanhassen, Minn. : Creative Pub. International, [2006]
Copyright Date: ©2006
ISBN: 9781589232457
Branch Call Number: 712.6 Com
Characteristics: 238 pages : color illustrations ; 28 cm
Alternative Title: Black & Decker


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Aug 16, 2010

One of the better books I have found for the basics of landscape construction. Includes some good information on grading, drainage options, and basic landscaping staples such as retaining walls.

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