Garden Design for the Short Season Yard

Garden Design for the Short Season Yard

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Tired of advice for gorgeous yards that can only be created in climates like California, southern Ontario or Victoria? Author Lyndon Penner wrote Garden Design for the Short Season Yard for you, because he knows prairie gardeners face challenges no one faces in gentler climates. Anyone can learn the basics of garden design. In this accessible guide, youa€™ll discover the prosa€™ secrets: practical ways to transform your yard using basic design principles. You can create an aesthetically pleasing yard that meets your needs, whether you want stunning curb appeal, privacy, low maintenance, or a lush retreat. Youa€™ll develop your eye for design with Lyndona€™s short critiques of gardens, both good and bad. Youa€™ll also find worksheets to help you design your own garden. With his signature style and wit, Lyndon delivers his expert advice for a four-season makeover for your yard. Topics include: Elements of design, such as scale, balance, texture, colour and repetition. Choosing a theme and a focal point. Weather, diseases and pests. Low-maintenance, water-wise, and shade gardening. Trees, perennials, annuals and permanent garden features.Everything You Need to Know for the Chinook and Canadian Prairie Zones Lyndon Penner. 10. Building. expectations. In recent years, home and garden makeover shows have become popular on television. I watched one of these programsanbsp;...

Title:Garden Design for the Short Season Yard
Author:Lyndon Penner
Publisher:Brush Education - 2015-03-16


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