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Landscaping with Stone
Title: Landscaping with Stone
Author: Pat Sagui
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Describes how to incorporate stone into a garden, including how to examine the soil, select the best stones to use, and build structures such as walkways, fountains, rock gardens, and walls.
Landscaping with Stone, 2nd Edition, is a combination landscape design and project book in one, whcih has been updated with all new photographs. The first section of the book provides readers with a framework for incorporating stone in their landscape designs, including a look at the different types of stone used in landscapes, sources of inspiration, and ways to think about stone in relation to other landscape elements. The second part provides readers with tips on working with stone, from transporting to cutting and setting. There is also step-by-step instruction on some of the most popular stone projects, including patios, walls, and rock gardens.