Completely revised and updated edition of the best-seller The All New Backyard Idea Book has been completely updated to bring together hundreds of fresh ideas and unique solutions for making the most of any backyard or outdoor spaces. With all-new photos that demonstrate design ideas, it’s the most up-to-minute source for outdoor living inspiration and information.
Packed with gorgeous images for every yard Lushly illustrated with 275 photos, All New Backyard Idea Book provides hundreds of expert design ideas for both urban and suburban settings. Author Sandra S. Soria focuses on choices that are practical and accessible for patios and decks; structures like pergolas, arbors, and sheds; beds, borders, and other landscaping; and dining and entertaining.
From small projects to complete rethinking Hundreds of practical solutions offer fresh ideas for simple and stylish redos of average-size backyards as well as more elaborate outdoor designs readers can bring to their own homes. Chapters cover:
- Planning the Best Backyard
- Decks, Patios, and Porches
- Planting the Backyard
- Entertaining Out Back
- Backyard Structures
- Pools and Play Spaces
Following a 25-year career in consumer magazines, SANDRA S. SORIA became the creative force behind prairie-scapes. Author of the All New Bathroom Idea Book, she contributes shelter and lifestyle articles to Traditional Home, Better Homes and Gardens, Country Gardens, and PositivelyGreen. A former longtime executive editor for Country Home magazine, she lives in Minburn, Iowa.