Make a Californian home landscape more attractive and functional with California Home Landscaping, third edition. Like the other titles in this series, this book contains three parts: Design Portfolio, Guide to Installations, and Plant Portraits. In the Design Portfolio section, readers will find 48 designs created by landscape professionals in California. Guide to Installations explains how to install the plants, paths, patios, and arbors used in the designs. More than 200 of the best plants for the region are fully described in Plant Portraits. Clearly written in a friendly style and with 450 color photographs and paintings, California Home Landscaping, third edition, provides everything Californians need to know to landscape like a pro.
About the Author
Roger Holmes is the founding editor of Fine Gardening magazine. He co-edited the monumental Taylor's Master Guide to Gardening and other highly regarded gardening books, and produced the seven-book regional landscaping series of which this book is part. Lance Walheim lives in California and has authored or contributed to more than 30 gardening books, including Lawns for Dummies, Roses for Dummies, The Natural Rose Gardener, and Citrus. He has also been a staff editor at Sunset magazine.