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Great Gardening Books: Front Yard Idea Book

August 25th, 2008

Lately I have been reading a bunch of books to get ideas for my front yard. We eventually are going to need to redo our driveway (it’s a terribly graded gravel driveway that turns into a river every time it rains and all of our gravel ends up in the road) I came across Taunton’s Front Yard Idea Book: How to Create a Welcoming Entry and Expand Your Outdoor Living Space (Idea Books). What a great book. There is a chapter on driveways and it explains all the different types of driveway material. This book is a great reference and would be great to read before you do any kind of driveway/hardscape installation. There a tons of great photos (which always make a great book better in my opinion). This book is a definite read if you’re looking for front yard ideas!

2 Comments to “Great Gardening Books: Front Yard Idea Book”
  1. Great Gardening Books: Front Yard Idea Book on August 25, 2008 at 8:11 am

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  2. deedee on January 24, 2009 at 12:31 am

    too bad we don’t live closer, nick could pour you a new driveway! we’re hoping to get a new one this summer!

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