By Better Homes and Gardens
This complete guide is fully illustrated with hundreds of how-to diagrams and step-by-step photographs. It begins with advice on how to plan and start your improvements, and then provides detailed information about building: - paths - steps and stairs - patios, courtyards and decking - outdoor furniture and benches - fences, screens and gates - pergolas and shelters - pools, ponds and spas - barbecues. Containing resource guides for gardening and building, and a chapter on special-purpose gardens, 'The Complete Backyard Book' is brimful of wonderful ideas to make your backyard a delight to live in.
Hardback, 1997 reprint, 303pages, very good condition