Author(s): PAGE GILL
Limited space should not be seen as a disadvantage in a garden - a small garden offers as much scope for planning and design as a few acres. The creative approach of this book shows what effects can be achieved in a small space, covering planting, paving, choice of ornaments, water features, lighting, window boxes and growing in containers. A wide range of plants are covered including the herbs which lend themselves to gardening in a restricted space. Minor shelf wear
Part 1 Town gardens: aims of small-garden design; choice of plants; hard surfacing; features; planting and maintenance. Part 2 Container gardening: container; old and new; focal points; colour on the patio; mini-gardens; design ideas for utility plants; preparations and care. Part 3 Window boxes: planning and design; using temporary seasonal plants; permanent planting schemes; productive containers; hanging baskets; planting and maintenance; problems with your plants. Part 4 Herbs: introduction; designing a herb garden; growing and propagating; using herbs A-Z selection of popular herbs.