The Spirit Of Stone: 101 Practical & Creative Stonescaping Ideas For Your Garden by Jan JohnsenThe Spirit Of Stone: 101 Practical & Creative Stonescaping Ideas For Your Garden by Jan Johnsen

The Spirit Of Stone: 101 Practical & Creative Stonescaping Ideas For Your Garden

byJan Johnsen

Hardcover | February 15, 2017

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The element of stone in a garden has two important qualities: function and beauty. It also conveys a sense of permanence and place. Since ancient times, stone has been revered for bringing a special "feel" to a garden. InThe Spirit of Stone,award-winning designer Jan Johnsen presents a richly photographed, authoritative guide to creative and practical uses for stone in the landscape: steps, paths, garden walls, dry streams, benches, rock gardens, driveways and more. Stone's practicality is especially appreciated by homeowners concerned with low maintenance, sustainability and water conservation - with the side benefit of enhancing property value.The Spirit of Stoneis an essential idea book and how-to for designers, stonemasons, builders, homeowners and DIYers.
Jan Johnsen is an award-winning instructor at the New York Botanical Garden, author ofHeaven is a Garden(St. Lynn's Press, 2014) and a contributing editor for Garden Design magazine. A landscape designer and a principal of the New York design/build firm Johnsen Landscapes & Pools, Johnsen was awarded a 2014 Merit Award by the Associati...
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Title:The Spirit Of Stone: 101 Practical & Creative Stonescaping Ideas For Your GardenFormat:HardcoverDimensions:192 pages, 8 × 8 × 0.98 inPublished:February 15, 2017Publisher:St. Lynn's PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1943366195

ISBN - 13:9781943366194

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If you are looking for inspiration for your own landscape, along with the background on the many ways to add stone, The Spirit of Stone is a great place to start.

Editorial Reviews

In The Spirit of Stone, Jan presents a richly photographed guide to the many creative ways that durable stone and gravel can be used in a garden.