The Complete Garden Planning Book: The Definitive Guide to Designing and Planting a Beautiful Garden (Paperback)

by Peter McHoy

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This title features over 50 plans for a variety of ideas, including water gardens, low maintenance gardens and gardens for children. It is packed with advice, ideas, hints and professional tips on the basics of design, adapting plans and planning a budget. It caters for all sizes, shapes and types - including L-shaped, sloping, small, round, balcony, patio or roof terrace. It shows you how to interpret your own ideas to create a personalized garden that you can enjoy for years to come. It identifies plants suitable for different types of garden so that you can choose the best plants for your design. It features over 500 photographs, charts and artworks show you how to create the garden of your dreams. Every garden benefits from planning. Whatever you want from your garden, whether it be a rambling verdant retreat, a wildlife haven, an outdoor dining room or a hassle-free backyard, good planning and design are essential. Over 50 different types of gardens are featured in this book, such as water gardens, Japanese gardens, low maintenance gardens and gardens for entertaining. Each plan includes practical step-by-step tips on how to achieve the design, whether it be laying gravel, maintaining containers or constructing a pond. Plants suitable for the different types of gardens are photographed and described, so that you can choose the right species for the best positions.

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