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The RHS Essential Garden Planning and Construction Turtleback – 13 Apr 2006

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  • Turtleback: 232 pages
  • Publisher: Mitchell Beazley; 01 edition (13 April 2006)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1845330595
  • ISBN-13: 978-1845330590
  • Product Dimensions: 19.7 x 1.9 x 24.1 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 3.6 out of 5 stars 8 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 54,075 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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... it was a pleasure to find an easy-to-manage paperback that is well laid out and simple to navigate... and with lots of useful illustrations. It also does what it says it will do; it really does cover all aspects of hands-on gardening... I thought it very good value" Gardens Illustrated "... the most detailed gardening book I've ever read and very easy to understand" Garden Answers


The definitive step-by-step guide to selecting and building a wide range of garden structures. It also provides all the key information needed for planning the design and constructing your garden. The first part of the book looks at the kind of materials available in garden construction, and includes detailed information on how to select the sizes, typical quantities, and optional qualities needed. Step-by-step instructions and illustrations make even quite complex projects straightforward and easy to accomplish. The second part of the book gives all the key information needed for designing and constructing a garden, including design principles, garden styles, and water and ornamental features.

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