Garden Design IdeasBook - 1994
Compiled by the editors of "Fine Gardening" magazine, this book contains a collection of 21 articles which present the various elements of garden design. Illustrated in full colour throughout, the book offers a wealth of inspiring and practical ideas on how to redesign your garden to create a breathtaking landscape. The book includes tips and techniques on the tools and principles of garden design - from how to draw a site map to assessing the soil conditions - and advice is given on how to plant beds and borders, grow perennials with the best results, and to ensure that the garden is continually full of colour. It features a wide variety of styles including Japanese gardens, vegetable gardens, large formal gardens and courtyard gardens. For those with small gardens, there is a section showing that a little imagination and variety can make it appear considerably larger. A section offering advice to beginners is also included.