Landscaping for Privacy

Landscaping for Privacy

Innovative Ways to Turn Your Outdoor Space Into a Peaceful Retreat

By Marty Wingate

Timber Press (OR), Paperback, 9781604691238, 152pp.

Publication Date: December 2011

Wingate discusses the merits and capabilities of all these structures and presents easy step-by-step projects. The inspiring photographs and clear drawings provide a wealth of ideas as well as practical guidance about how to create your own outdoor sanctuary.

About the Author
Marty Wingate is a Seattle-based writer and speaker on gardens and travel. She is the author of three other books: "The Bellevue Botanical Garden: Celebrating 15 Years", "Big Ideas for Northwest Small Gardens", and "The Big Book of Northwest Perennials".

Marty writes for "Landscape Architecture" magazine and contributes to other national publications including "American Gardener", "Country Gardens", and "Gardening How-to". She volunteers on the editorial board of the Washington Park Arboretum Bulletin, and is a weekly guest on the "Greendays" segment on KUOW, Seattle's National Public Radio station.

Marty has a master s degree in urban horticulture from the University of Washington, and is active in the Arboretum Foundation, the Northwest Horticultural Society, the Royal Horticultural Society, and the Garden Writers Association. She leads garden tours to England, Scotland and Ireland, and North American destinations.