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Lawncare & Landscaping Books

Discussion in 'Starting a Lawn Care Business' started by tbupp, Dec 15, 2011.

  1. tbupp

    tbupp LawnSite Member
    Messages: 2

    Lawncare books:
    1. Professional Planting Design: An Architectural and Horticultural Approach for Creating Mixed Bed Plantings (2007) - New $70, Asking $10
    2. Landscaping: Principles & Practices (Sixth Edition) (2004) (Landscaping Contractor Exam Book) - New $227.95, Asking $40
    3. This Old House Special Reference Edition: Essential Yard Care and Landscaping Projects (2000) - New $9.99, Asking $5
    4. Better Homes and Gardens: Step by Step Garden Basics (2000) - New $16.95, Asking $5
    5. Better Homes and Gardens: New Complete Guide To Landscaping (Design, Plant, Build) (2002) - New $24.95, Asking $5
    All brand new condition. Located in Crawfordsville, Indiana. Will ship! If any questions, call or text (765) 376-4151
     
  2. Smallaxe

    Smallaxe LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 10,082

    That's a good basic set of volumes for a good price... I grew up reading mags, pubs and books long b4 the internet... Of course nowdays I would simply 'google' a subject that is of interest or concern and read the research papers, anecdotes, and blog info related to that subject...

    The good thing about books is that all the pertinent ideas are put into context , which gives the reader big picture of any particular subject if it is well written...
     

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