DetailsPeople love their dogs. They also love their gardens. But sometimes these two passions seem to be in conflict. Let Dog Friendly Gardens, Garden Friendly Dogs show you how to design your garden with your dog in mind and be your guide to dog-friendly landscaping and training efforts.
Not just one more garden design book. Every part of this book shows you how garden design and traditional gardening tasks can blend harmoniously with dog ownership. Not just one more dog training book. Just like a dog can be trained to respect your indoor living space, so too can she be trained to respect the garden and its many features.
Learn how the breed of dog (or mix of breeds) can affect garden behavior. Find out how boundary training, creative use of outdoor equipment and directed digging and elimination can prevent problems before they occur. Author Smith describes materials that work well with dogs as well as plant selections that can withstand even the most energetic canine. She also explains how to have a lush green lawn without harmful chemicals and gives the reader tips for growing fruit and veggies for the entire family—including the dog!