How to Improve Your Home by Landscaping: Lawns, Gardens & Outdoor Living Areas

How to Improve Your Home by Landscaping: Lawns, Gardens & Outdoor Living Areas
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Landscaping, if properly planned and executed, will add to the comfort, improve the appearance and increase the value of your home. Originally published in 1960, How to Improve Your Home by Landscaping has been prepared as a service to home owners who desire to make the exterior of their homes as lovely and as comfortable as the interiors.

Contents Covered:

  • Introduction
  • Making the Most of Your Grounds
  • Designing and Planning
    • Trees -- For Shade and Beauty
    • Have a Good Lawn
    • Flowers
    • Foundation Planting
    • Outdoor Living Room
    • Play Area
    • Drying Yard and Service Area
    • Paths and Walks
    • Garden Pools and Fountains
  • Equipment for the Gardener
    • Storage Tips
  • Construction Problems
    • Rough Grading and Drainage
    • Subsoil Drainage for Lawns and Gardens
    • Measuring Your Grading
    • Grading for Terraces
    • Terraces
    • The Sunken Terrace
    • The Raised Terrace
    • Retaining Walls
    • Wall Gardens
    • Mortared and Concrete Walls
    • Steps
    • Fences
  • Soils and Lawns
    • The Compost Pile
    • Mineral and Nonorganic Fertilizers
    • Cover Crops
    • Keeping the Soil in Condition
    • Seed Selection for Your Lawn
    • Other Ground Cover
    • Sowing Grass Seed
    • Renovating Old Lawns
    • Fighting Insects, Diseases, Weeds
  • Trees
    • Planting
    • Feeding Trees
    • Water and Trees
    • Tips on Care
    • Evergreens
    • Care of Evergreens
  • Shrubs, Hedges, Vines and Roses
    • Planting and Care
    • Types of Shrubs
    • Hedges
    • How to Plant Hedges
    • Vines
    • Planting Vines
    • Vines Where You Need Them
    • Roses
    • Planting Roses
  • Flowers
    • Soil Requirements
    • Flower Beds and Borders
    • Annuals
    • Biennials
    • Perennials
    • Bulbs, Tubers and Corms
    • Planting Bulbs
    • Spring-Flowering Bulbs
    • Summer-Flowering Bulbs
    • Propagation of Plants
    • Cuttings
    • Leaf Propagation
    • Propagation by Division
    • Layering
    • Seed Propagation
    • Outdoor Seed Sowing
    • Sowing Seeds Indoors
    • Budding
  • The Modern Way to Home Financing
    • Assured Home Ownership Plan
    • Questions and Answers
Format: PDF Digital Reprint, e-Facsimile
No. of Pages: 68
Page Size: A4 (210mm × 297mm)
Download Size: 32.3 MB
Product Code HOWX4J5U2
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