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The Book of Garden Plans Andrew Wilson

The Book of Garden Plans By Andrew Wilson

The Book of Garden Plans by Andrew Wilson


$46.99
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Summary

Explaining the basics of garden design, this book features about 200 structural garden plans divided into thematic chapters. It includes plans for those problem sites, such as small, narrow, shaded or sloping gardens, as well as key garden features such as steps, decking, boundaries, water features, lighting, ornaments, together with key planting.

The Book of Garden Plans Summary

The Book of Garden Plans by Andrew Wilson

As good design is the key to a succesful garden, this book has collected together some of the best of today's structural garden plans, providing practical solutions for sites of varying size and shape in both town and country. After an Introduction that explains the basics of garden design, the book features about 200 structural garden plans divided into thematic chapters. The plans include those for problem sites, such as small, narrow, shaded or sloping gardens, as well as key garden features such as steps, decking, boundaries, water features, lighting, ornaments, together with key planting. The book also includes a glossary of terms and techniques, as well as a directory of the designers' contact details.

About Andrew Wilson

Previously a freelance garden and landscape designer, whose commissions include those for The Royal Horticultural Society, Andrew Wilson teaches the professional diploma course in Garden Design Studies at the world-famous Inchbald School of Design in London. An experienced writere, Andrew has written for The Garden, Gardens Illustrated, House and Garden, Landscape Design, and the Sunday Telegraph. He is also the author of The Creative Water Garden, and was a contributor to The Esssential Garden Book and The Modern Garden Makers. His book Influential Gardeners is published by Mitchell Beazley, as is his follow-up to The Book of Garden Plans, The Book of Plans for Small Gardens. Andrew lives in Surrey.

Table of Contents

Introduction: How to Design A Garden Assessing the site; considering which gardening ideas inspire you; consideration of aspect, climate, and soil type; drawing up a checklist of possible materials and plants; preparing a budget; making and executing your own working plan; Chapter one: Theme Gardens; Chapter two: Urban Gardens; Chapter three: Informal Gardens; Chapter four: Small Gardens; Chapter five: Water Gardens; Chapter six: Formal Gardens; Chapter seven: Country Gardens; Glossary; Index; Acknowledgments.

Additional information

GOR002087510
9781845333607
1845333608
The Book of Garden Plans by Andrew Wilson
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Octopus Publishing Group
20080215
256
N/A
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
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