With over 600 images, this comprehensive visual sourcebook showcases inspiring design ideas and solutions for every type of garden style.
Richly illustrated with hundreds of full-color images by award-winning garden photographer, Marianne Majerus, along with illuminating text by designer Heidi Howcroft, this volume is a comprehensive trove of ideas and solutions for every type of garden that explore the possibilities for every situation, from challenging small spaces to expansive plots. Design tools are explained, planting styles explored, and inspiration is drawn from a wide variety of locations and climates to appeal to gardeners and designers everywhere.
This is also a valuable style catalogue and sourcebook, encouraging and inspiring readers to discover their own garden style -- contemporary or traditional, from cottage whimsy to classic formality or modern minimalism. A wealth of stylish design ideas for every kind of outdoor setting are included, whether inspired by the past or aspiring towards the future. Every conceivable topic is covered: paths and walkways, beds and borders, patios and entertainment spaces, water elements, vertical gardens, edibles, and much more.
About The Author
Heidi Howcroft is a landscape architect based in Somerset, England and the author of over 30 books. Marianne Majerus has won many awards, including International Garden Photographer of the Year and European Garden Photographer of the Year. She has been named Photographer of the Year by the Garden Media Guild on several occasions and is a founding member of the Professional Garden Photographers' Association.