Kiss My Aster

By Amanda Thomsen,

Book cover of Kiss My Aster: A Graphic Guide to Creating a Fantastic Yard Totally Tailored to You

Book description

Who cares what the neighbours think? "Kiss My Aster" is a hilarious, irreverent, interactive guide to designing an outdoor space that is exactly what you want. Combining entertaining illustrations with laugh-out-loud text, Amanda Thomsen lays out the many options for home landscaping and invites you to make the choices. Whether…

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1 author picked Kiss My Aster as one of their favorite books. Why do they recommend it?

Blending Thomsen’s signature humor with her rockin’ expertise, Kiss My Aster is the book you give to your cool friend who just moved into a house with a yard. This raucously illustrated guide gets into the soup-to-nuts of designing a garden — from the different types of soil and drainage essentials to the best vines to plant to why you might need a Japanese maple. (“Or six.”) Learn how to handle pests, and see what Thomsen wears when she’s weeding and deadheading versus when she’s demolishing, digging, and planting. Designwise, the book shows you irreverent ways to play with tall…

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