Joe's Small Garden Handbook

Author(s): Joe Swift

Small Gardens

Any outdoor space is an invaluable bonus. Here, expert garden designer Joe Swift shows us how to create an area that meets all your practical and style requirements whilst making the best use of every inch of available space. Familiar to many as the co-presenter of BBC Two's Gardeners' World, Joe's practical and attractive ideas will enable you to create your own personal Eden. Chapters take you from the initial assessment and planning stages, to selecting suitable plants and hard materials, quick makeovers and year-round maintenance to keep your garden looking at its best. Joe reveals how to make the best of existing elements, how to conceal less pleasing aspects, and how to create privacy and the illusion of space so that you can make the very most of whatever area you have. And, throughout, Joe remains cost-conscious, aware that redesigning a garden can be an expensive endeavour.

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Joe Swift is an expert on gardening and garden design and co-presents the extremely popular BBC Two's Gardeners' World. He writes a weekly column in The Times and is co-founder of 'Modular', a design and build brand. Winning a gold medal at RHS Chelsea flower show for his design in 2012, Joe has been a presenter and designer on many television programmes, including Garden Invaders, the RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show, RHS Tatton Park Flower Show and the RHS Chelsea Flower Show. He regularly contributes to gardening magazines. He has two previously published books, The Plant Room, and Joe's Allotment.

General Fields

  • : 9781849493673
  • : Quadrille Publishing Ltd
  • : Quadrille Publishing Ltd
  • : March 2014
  • : 220mm X 175mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : April 2014
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Joe Swift
  • : Hardback
  • : 3 shrunken edition of hardback
  • : 635
  • : 176
  • : 150 colour photographs