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Front Yard & Backyard Idea Book
by Creative Homeowner
Paperback: 360 pages
Front Yard and Backyard Idea Book is the ultimate idea folder of more than 500 innovative ways to transform every part of your outdoor land into personal and livable space. Fresh ideas on topics large and small, from the front entry and driveway to the back deck, kids recreation areas, lighting, decorating the outdoors, and safety, are featured.
Todays front and backyards are much more than just lawns. Outdoor kitchens make cooking a treat for the senses while backyard fireplaces create a natural gathering place for friends and family. Decks, patios and porches can be transformed into fully furnished outdoor rooms with floors, walls and ceilings.
Front Yard & Backyard Idea Book helps readers unlock the extraordinary possibilities of these incredibly flexible areas, and showcases a huge array of cutting-edge ideas for turning yards into personal, satisfying spaces. New twists on old themes are offered, as well as some of the freshest ideas from the brightest talent in landscape design. An effective combination of stylistic concepts and hands-on advice helps you select specific projects, while hundreds of color photos inspire and delight.
Two books in one, Front Yard & Backyard Idea Book will show you how to make full use of unlimited outdoor possibilities for lounging, dining, playing, and communing with nature.
About the Author
Jeni Webber is a residential landscape architect and garden designer based in Oakland, California. Several of the gardens she designed, along with her writing and illustrations, have appeared in Fine Gardening magazine; she has also contributed design work to several books, and was a major contributor to Broderbunds Total 3D Landscape Deluxe CD.
Lee Anne White is a landscape designer, garden photographer, and writer. She is the author of Pool Idea Book, the former chief editor of Fine Gardening magazine, and the editor of numerous books on garden design. She has received three Quill & Trowel Awards from the Garden Writers Association of America.