This is an essential reference for anyone wanting to make the most of their garden, whatever the size, situation or budget. It guides the gardener through the key principles of garden design, from choosing suitable plants and installation to maintaining the garden for years to come. It includes over 150 designs and 1,000 inspirational photographs of award-winning gardens worldwide. This is a resource that will be turned to time and time again when creating the right look for your garden.
Table of Contents
Prologue: in the beginning; Introduction: designing the landscape; ENCYCLOPEDIA; A - Z of design and structures devided into 100 categories, from arches, balconies, patios and pergolas to sheds, topiary, water features and wells; Index.
Derek Fell has contributed as writer and photographer to many gardening books, from the practical to purely inspirational. He has been a garden design consultant for many years and his own garden, Cedaridge Farm, has won several awards for design excellence. He lives in Pennsylvania, USA.