Gardens & Landscapes

Garden Design Master Class: 100 Lessons from The World's Finest Designers on the Art of the Garden

The author of Interior Design Master Class brings together essays by 100 landscape architects and garden designers reflecting on universal gardening questions, illustrated with photos of each designer's work.


A classic in the making, Garden Design Master Class brings together 100 essays by some of the top garden designers working today, from acknowledged experts such as Nancy Goslee Power on sunlight and Arabella Lennox-Boyd on borders, to acclaimed tastemakers such as Carolyne Roehm on the pleasures of a vegetable garden. Spanning styles and genres, principles and tenets, collectively these essays and their accompanying images represent a comprehensive education for the reader, giving him or her the benefit of expert design advice and philosophy, from practical considerations such as seedlings and pathways to stylistic concerns such as asymmetry and rhythm. Each essay is paired with photographs of the designer's work that illustrate the principles being discussed, adding a powerful visual component to the book.

Unique in the quality of its contributors, this book will be a landmark publication in the field, helpful and inspirational for the amateur gardener, as well as students of garden design and garden design professionals.

About The Author

Carl Dellatore began his career as a textile designer and has worked extensively in magazines as well as textile design. He currently works as a content marketing consultant and social media strategist within New York's design community. He is the author of The Fabric Style Book, Interior Design Master Class, and On Style.

  • Publish Date: April 14, 2020
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Category: Gardening - Garden Design
  • Publisher: Rizzoli
  • Trim Size: 9 x 11
  • Pages: 288
  • US Price: $60.00
  • CDN Price: $80.00
  • ISBN: 978-0-8478-6666-3


"This is sure to be the expert gardener’s go-to guide. With 100 essays and topics by 100 leaders in the garden design industry, it’s full of sumptuous photography and is destined to become a true library must-have for the design community."

"In his new book Garden Design Master Class, author Carl Dellatore gives us unprecedented access into the minds of 100 of the world’s leading gardeners and landscape designers, and lets us following along as they expound on everything from charming follies and vanishing pools to wildflower meadows and vegetable gardens." —SCHUMACHER BULLETIN 

Consider it required reading for gardening’s Ivy League…a compendium of thoughtful yet focused teachings that provide a comprehensive guide to gardening, with lessons to be learned whether your skills are long rooted or freshly budding. —
You are front and center with some of the world’s most acclaimed gardeners, who advise in 100 essays on how to take your garden to the next level…this book will be filled with sticky notes and your garden will love you for it. —Flower Magazine

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