All the essentials of garden design that will help readers achieve their dream gardens
Alan Titchmarsh imparts a lifetime of expertise in these definitive guides for beginners and experienced gardeners. This title covers everything from the initial planning of your garden on paper to how to make your design a reality with planting, laying and construction guides. This single book will tell you everything you could need to know to achieve your ideal garden. It includes advice on how to: work with design principles such as scale, proportion, balance and unity; design around the shape, size, setting, topography, soil, aspect/orientation and microclimate of your garden; build a rock garden; and, make a pond.