The Art and Craft of Home LandscapingBook - 2007
Landscape design for the (above) average homeowner
For any homeowner who enjoys decorating the inside of the home, this book teaches outdoor landscaping using the same principles of open sight lines, flow, color, space, light, imagination, and a bit of whimsy. Illustrated throughout in full color, Inside Out features lush photos, landscape design schematics, line drawings, and paintings to fully explore how to create outdoor beauty and harmony around your home. Jeff Hutton writes in a warm, intelligent, personable style, as if he is walkingthe property with a client, giving his professional advice. The resulting landscape ideas are all within the ability of any homeowner to dream and then create on the ground.
Walkways and paths
Decks, porches, and patios
Perennials and ornamental grasses
Retaining walls and terraces
Landscaping for winter beauty
Landscaping for kids
and much more!
Jeff Hutton is the author of the novel Perfect Silence, a Book Sense 76 pick. He is a landscape designer in Vernon, Connecticut.