GARRETT ECKBO: THE ART OF HOME LANDSCAPING (1956)

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GARRETT ECKBO: THE ART OF HOME LANDSCAPING HOW TO PLAN BUILD AND PLANT TO ACHIEVE USEFUL AND BEAUTIFUL OUTDOOR SPACE FOR LIVING. F.W. DODGE CORP. 1ST EDITION , 1956. HARDCOVER WITH DUSTJACKET. 7.25X10". 278 PGS.

WONDERFUL VINTAGE LANDSCAPING BOOK BY ONE OF THE GREAT MODERNIST LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTS , GARRETT ECKBO. FAMOUS FOR LANDSCAPE PLANNING FOR VARIOUS CALIFORNIA MODERN GARDENS, SCHOOLS, PARKS, CAMPUSES, AND COMMERCIAL PROPERTIES.

BOOK IS LOADED WITH AMAZING B&W PHOTOGRAPHS AND DRAWINGS OF HIS DESIGNS. Photos are by Ernest Braun and Julius Shulman, noted photographers of Eichler and Neutra homes.

CONTENTS:
WHY LANDSCAPE?, PROBLEMS, HOME PLANNING, CASE STUDIES, FOUNDATIONS, SURFACING, ENCLOSURE, SHELTER, ENRICHMENT, PLANTS AND PLANTING, PROCEDURE, DESIGN EXAMPLES, AT HOME IN THE NEIGHBORHOOD