Garden Retreats

Garden Retreats - Gardening Book

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Garden Retreats
A Build-It-Yourself Guide.

by David and Jeanie Stiles

160 pages; 8 1/2" x 11"; Paperback.

Enjoy the natural beauty of the outdoors from your own garden retreat.

Garden retreats, from simple benches to elegant gazebos, are perfect for entertaining, meditating, or just enjoying the sights and sounds of your own backyard. And with step-by-step, illustrated instructions from experienced designers and builders David and Jeanie Stiles, you can build your own garden project quickly and successfully. This complete workbook contains 22 unique, easy-to-build garden structures, including:

-- Rose Arbor
-- Pergola
-- Shade Pavilion
-- Rustic Cedar Gazebo
-- Classic Garden Shed
-- Child's Garden Retreat
-- Garden Shower
-- Garden Table and Bench
-- Covered Doorway
-- Hexagonal Garden House
-- Deck with Bench and Swing
-- Fanciful Garden Kiosk

About the Author
This couple has been called America's First Couple of Do-It-Yourself Building Projects. Together, David and Jeanie Stiles have written 13 books on woodworking, which include Storey's Garden Retreats and the popular Rustic Retreats. Combined, these 13 books have sold nearly 300,000 copies. Additionally, David and Jeanie's articles have appeared in publications such as Better Homes & Gardens, House Beautiful, Country Living, Cottage Life, and the New York Times Magazine.

David earned a bachelor degree in industrial design from Pratt Institute, and is a designer, builder, architectural renderer, and writer and illustrator. He is a member of the Friends of the Society of Illustrators.

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