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Handmade Garden Projects : Step-By-Step Instructions for Creative Garden Features, Containers, Lighting and More
by Lorene Edwards Forkner


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Your journey to a made-from-scratch outdoor space starts here.

Transform your yard into a beautifully personalized retreat with 30 step-by-step projects The finished pieces include creative pathways, unique support structures, DIY water features, clever containers, and special finishing touches that help bring your garden to life.  Read more...


 
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Overview

Your journey to a made-from-scratch outdoor space starts here.

Transform your yard into a beautifully personalized retreat with 30 step-by-step projects The finished pieces include creative pathways, unique support structures, DIY water features, clever containers, and special finishing touches that help bring your garden to life. With easy to follow instructions, lush color photography, and sidebars filled with helpful tips and additional ideas, Handmade Garden Projects is an inspiring step toward a more stylish space.


 
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  • ISBN-13: 9781604691856
  • ISBN-10: 1604691859
  • Publisher: Timber Press (OR)
  • Publish Date: December 2011
  • Page Count: 224
  • Dimensions: 8.51 x 7.97 x 0.57 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.33 pounds


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Handmade Garden Projects by Lorene Edwards Forkner promises to show you “how to transform your little patch of the big outdoors into a refreshing, unique garden paradise.” This is DIY done with creative vision and “made-from-scratch ingenuity.” It’s thrifty, too: Forkner admits to having “more ideas than money” and knows how to repurpose her way around a hardware store or a basement full of junk. The result? Whatever paradise means to you: comfort, style, privacy, a space to entertain guests and/or play with the kids. She starts from the ground up, with gravel, pavers, mosaic, turf and bamboo paths. Then come “supporting acts”: trellises and structures made from galvanized wire, scrap metal and a lovely dead tree, followed by fountains, fire-pits and furniture crafted from unexpected material. Containers for plants run the gamut: a child’s wagon, a length of gutter, even an ingenious faux-granite feeding trough. Every project includes plenty of plant suggestions with an eye (and a green thumb) toward low maintenance and high personality.

 
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