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The Big Book of Backyard Projects: Walls, Fences, Paths, Patios, Benches, Chairs & More
Title: The Big Book of Backyard Projects: Walls, Fences, Paths, Patios, Benches, Chairs & More
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Featuring ideas for a wide variety of backyard projects, this guide to beautifying the family homestead includes step-by-step instructions for building fences, gardens, patios, walkways, and other outdoor accessories that can complement the landscape.
Here’s a mammoth resource that belongs in the library of everyone who owns a garden. It’s a colorful treasure trove of the best backyard projects ever, from decorative to functional, from walls to walkways. All the various planning stages—design, technical considerations, tools and materials—receive comprehensive coverage, and there are solutions to every possible garden problem. Need to enliven an ordinary setting? A garden floor can do the trick. Follow the instructions for making one of brick, ornamental gravel, stone, or concrete. Want to define a space? Add a beautiful pathway. Find out how to put up a fence for extra flair, or choose one of 30 garden seating ideas, including a trestle swing. How-tos, photos, drawings, and patterns make construction easy.