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Landscape for living

Garrett Eckbo

Landscape for living

by Garrett Eckbo

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Published by University of Massachusetts Press in association with Library of American Landscape History in Amherst .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Landscape architecture.,
  • Landscape gardening.,
  • City planning.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementGarrett Eckbo.
    SeriesAmerican Society of Landscape Architects centennial reprint series
    ContributionsLibrary of American Landscape History.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsSB472 .E22 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22853060M
    ISBN 109781558496965
    LC Control Number2008053132

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Richly illustrated and informed by both a keen eye for design and an understanding of how healthy ecologies work,  The Living Landscape  will enable you to create a garden that fulfills both human needs and the needs of wildlife communities.

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