The Guide to Home Landscaping (for iPad) and Home Landscaping (for Kindle) ebooks offer useful reference information about plants, hardscape, and maintenance for your home landscaping needs. Ecological and design principles, color theory and an overview of garden design styles lay the foundation for practical tips and an action based process for creating a landscape plan.
for Apple iPad 2 or higher
Made with iBooks Author, this interactive book is optimized for viewing in landscape mode. (Text flows in portrait mode, allowing font size changes). Includes over 300 high quality images, with photo galleries of water features, overhead structures, patios, walls and fences. Also has a touch-based glossary of terms.
Tips and Sidebars bring additional content and interest to each subject.
Create a landscape plan for your entire yard or a specific location by following a simple, practical ten step process. An example planning process with corresponding diagrams is included.
Principles of Design are explained so that you can follow them in your own design process. Read about ecological concepts to understand why elements like swales support sustainability. Color theory information will guide your effective use of color in the landscape.
The Guide to Home Landscaping for the iPad (2 or higher) is a fixed layout book. When viewed in landscape mode, it reads as a print book, with text and graphics always in the same place. In Portrait mode, the text flows sequentially, with small thumbnails of the photos along the left side. (Tapping on a photo enlarges it). Portrait mode allows changeable font size and style, typically found with ebooks.
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