Author(s): Peter McHoy
There are detailed colour plans for more than 50 different types of gardens in this comprehensive garden design book. All the most popular styles, different sizes and shapes of garden are catered for - such as L-shaped or sloping, patio or roof terrace.
Each plan is highlighted with a useful key that identifies each constituent part of the design, as well as practical step-by-step tips on how to achieve certain elements, such as laying gravel or constructing a pond. Appropriate plants are suggested, so that you can choose the right plants for the best positions, conditions and styles.
This book encourages you to look ahead at what you want from your garden, to create a personalized space that you can enjoy for years to come.
Peter McHoy started his horticultural career as a seed analyst, but soon moved into magazine journalism so he could share his enthusiasm for plants and gardens with others. During this time he worked on several gardening magazines, both as an editor and a consultant. Peter now spends all his time writing books and running a horticultural photographic library, as well as writing regular gardening features pages for a number of magazines.