A valuable and inspiring resource for advanced and beginner gardeners alike
"Paging through the exquisite photographs in this coffee-table book is like being given a sneak peek into some of the world's most gorgeous private outdoor space "
-- Publishers Weekly
"If you buy Mom one garden book for Mother's Day, make it this one "
-- National Post
With sales of 25,000 and now back in print, Garden Design is an essential purchase for all retail and library garden collections It is a must-have visual reference for garden owners, with over 600 images of gardens and garden elements along with incisive advice on garden design Through the pictures and words, it takes readers from concept to execution of a personalized garden built on sound design principles
The sample gardens shown are large and small, urban and rural, and in a wide range of styles Every aspect of designing a garden is explored, from assessing a property to choosing a style, selecting the right components, such as landscaping and boundaries, and tackling more challenging spaces A gallery of 22 case studies further illustrates how to design a personal paradise
Each chapter instructs on numerous related topics and presents illustrative case studies:
The lavish spreads address topics such as paved patios and offer a variety of photographs in different styles with concise practical text Case studies inspire with imagery and information
Garden Design: A Book of Ideas is an ideal resource for the home gardener It will continue to inspire as the garden matures and changes over the seasons and years