Garden Renovation: Transform Your Yard Into the Garden of Your Dreams

Bobbie Schwartz (Author)


"Provides inspiration for turning a tired garden into an enlivening treat." --The English Garden

Your garden, just like your house, sometimes needs a makeover. The change can be as minor as replacing a shrub or as major as pulling everything up and starting from scratch. No matter the size of your space or the scope of the project, the sage advice in Garden Renovation will help you turn your yard into a paradise. Bobbie Schwartz draws on her years of experience as a garden designer to teach you how to evaluate your yard, determine what to keep and what to remove, and choose the right plants and design plan.

Product Details

Timber Press (OR)
Publish Date
November 01, 2017
8.3 X 0.6 X 10.4 inches | 1.76 pounds
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About the Author

Bobbie Schwartz is the owner of Bobbie's Green Thumb in Shaker Heights, Ohio. Her landscape signature is the use of perennials, flowering shrubs, and ornamental grasses to facilitate color and interest throughout the year. She is a certified Member and Fellow of APLD. She has won several awards for her designs, lectures nationally, and writes columns on perennials and landscape design.


"Delivering sensible and wide-ranging tips, this useful guide to updating any type of yard is an excellent resource for the casual or inexperienced gardener in suburban or city settings, and in particular for new homeowners." --Library Journal starred review

"Whether the solution is a DIY project or hiring a professional, Garden Renovation will teach readers how to assess a landscape and make informed decisions about its future." --NYBG's Plant Talk

"Would make a particularly thoughtful housewarming gift to a new homeowner." --The American Gardener

"Provides inspiration for turning a tired garden into an enlivening treat." --The English Garden

"Bobbie Schwartz sets you up with all the resources you need to create a landscape that reflects pride and personality." --Garden Gate Magazine

"Filled with 275 photos that are lovely to look at and are fodder for ideas."