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Hillside gardening

William Lake Douglas

Hillside gardening

evaluating the site, designing views, planting slopes

by William Lake Douglas

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  • 26 Currently reading

Published by Simon and Schuster in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Hillside gardening.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementWilliam Lake Douglas ; principal photographer, Derek Fell.
    ContributionsFell, Derek.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsSB458.95 .D68 1987
    The Physical Object
    Pagination96 p. :
    Number of Pages96
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2730777M
    ISBN 100671622234, 0671602403
    LC Control Number86024847

    Hillside Gardener can assist you making your garden the envy of your neighborhood. We focus primarily on gardening in the San Francisco Bay Area, but the advice we give applies to all California coastal gardens. Our gardening tips & techniques apply to gardens throughout the world, regardless of your climate. Decorative Garden Lighting. Hillside landscaping can be a challenge, but should be a welcome one. Remember that vision is more horizontal and landscaping a hill creates a vertical element in your yard that shows naturally. While some people want a perfectly flat lot, a flat yard is a little more challenging to have that same appeal.

    Say goodbye to steep and leaky roofs and hello to less work and more free time! Our professional, accredited staff is trained to monitor your lawn and plantings for disease and insect issues as well. We can help you fertilize, prune and care for your landscapes. We prune and treat at the proper time of year using only professional, ecologically responsible methods.

    Additional Physical Format: Online version: Douglas, William Lake. Hillside gardening. New York: Simon and Schuster, © (OCoLC) Document Type. Discover the best bookstore online—shop over 6 million books and million eBooks. Receive FREE shipping with your Barnes & Noble Membership.


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Hillside gardening by William Lake Douglas Download PDF EPUB FB2

I perused this helpful and inspirational book Hillside gardening book ideas before building a timber-and-gravel path in my hillside garden. Basic constructions techniques for hillsides are found here: controlling erosion and drainage, grading, making terraces and retaining walls, etc. Plenty of design ideas and illustrating photos make this well worth reading if you have grade changes in your garden/5.

They painted the Douglas fir retaining walls black and replaced the hillside’s weeds with drought-tolerant plants. To give the patio a contemporary hotel vibe, they converted a built-in planter into a fountain and created sleek seating and dining areas, where.

"Hillside Landscaping" is a sort of pillow book for gardeners. The majority of its beautiful photographs show landscapes that gardeners of modest means can only dream about. I used the book to point out photographs of steps and retaining walls that I liked to the local landscaping firm, then we'd have a good laugh about the price, and work out /5(16).

This book has lots of nice pictures, and discussions of specific instances of hillside gardening in different times and locations, but the practical information offered by the book is nearly nil.

The vast majority of the page content is color photographs, very few of which demonstrate an idea or recommendation/5(4). Get landscaping ideas for sloping yards. A gentle slope relies on shade-hardy plants for textural interest.

Big brush strokes of color-- from the same plant -- draw up the eye through the landscape; here, a bright red stretch of astilbe beckons at the top of the path. A terra-cotta container offers a no-fuss way to integrate additional flowers and foliage along a slope.

How to Grow Vegetables on a Hillside The degree of slope affects the type of irrigation you can use, and the slope of the land determines which way the rows run in your garden. The best solution for hillsides is to plant your vegetables across the slope using contour rows, terraces, or raised beds.

The little hillside was perfectly content with its wildness once, proud of its brazen disarray. It was delightfully unkempt and blissfully uncultivated, dynamic and self-regulating, chaotic and biotic. It maintained a thicket of crisscrossing branches, a stockpile of leaf litter and a healthy collection of decaying detritus, just like the woodlands around it.

It was one with the forest, a Author: Patty Craft. Hillside Gardening is a horticulture service specializing in garden design, consultation, planting and fine pruning in the East Bay.

1/3 Eli is a landscape professional with 11. Gardening on a Hillside. In addition to normal gardening issues, particular challenges in hillside gardening have to be considered: Erosion control and retaining the hillside—to terrace, or not to terrace; Plant selection and location—for erosion control and relating to water needs and exposure.

- A board for ideas on a hillside garden See more ideas about Hillside garden, Vegetable garden and Garden pins. Jim has been with Hillside sincebecoming co-owner of Hillside Garden Center in In Jim became the sole owner of Hillside Garden Landscaping. Jim is seen regularly as 'Your Home Gardener' on WBNG-TV.

He is a graduate of SUNY Cobleskill in Ornamental Horticulture. "Hillside Landscaping" is a sort of pillow book for gardeners. The majority of its beautiful photographs show landscapes that gardeners of modest means can only dream about.

I used the book to point out photographs of steps and retaining walls that I liked to the local landscaping firm, then we'd have a good laugh about the price, and work out /5(5).

Gardening on a slope will keep your leg muscles strong, and it's a beautiful way to grow great food. Our hillside vegetable garden is on a northwest-facing mountainside at about 2, feet elevation. The elevation and exposure puts us in Zone 6b.

The basic soil type is acid mountain clay, but after years of improvement it's now clay loam. Jan 6, - Explore sarajg39's board "tiered hillside" on Pinterest. See more ideas about Sloped garden, Hillside landscaping and Garden design pins. This site is dedicated to those who make the most of sloped terrain.

Those that have tried, know that it is difficult to get good, consistent, and long term growing results on a hillside or mountainside. Once you know what plants grow on slopes, you can use this knowledge to your benefit and plan a garden that both thrives and helps stabilize the hillside.

Click here for ideas on choosing plants for sloping areas and how to maximize this difficult planting terrain. Hillside Gardening: Evaluating the Site, Designing Views, Planting Slopes William Lake Douglas, Author Simon & Schuster $ (0p) ISBN Buy this book.

Free eBooks - Gardening. Here you can find free books in the category: Gardening. Read online or download Gardening eBooks for free. Browse through our. We have been thrilled to work with the University of Washington Press in publishing our book about the Garden: In Love with a Hillside Garden and are very grateful to the Seattle Arboretum Foundation for co-sponsoring the book.

We are pleased to announce that all the proceeds of the book are donated directly to the Arboretum Foundation. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Douglas, William Lake. Hillside gardening. Stamford, CT: Longmeadow Press, (OCoLC) Document Type.

The area now called the Hillside Garden was built into a man-made hillside between and during the excavation for the Main Fountain Garden. A rocky flume was added in In it became a Rock Garden, and in a Heath and Heather Garden was planted nearby. Ap / in Conifers, Evergreens, Gardening, Landscape Design, Landscaping, Perennials / by Lawn-N-Order Landscaping can be a challenge on a steep slope.

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