This practical guide to making the most of even the smallest and most unpromising space offers everything you need to know when planning a small garden and how to put the plan into action. Section one, "Elements of Design", shows how to create the type of garden you would like. There are many styles to choose from, for instance examples of formal and informal gardens. There are also instructions on how to measure and draw a plan and how to deal with awkwardly shaped gardens and ideas for planning patios and front gardens. Section two, "Features and Structures", offers instruction how to construct garden features, such as walls, paths and rock gardens. There are suggestions for decorative elements in your garden and advice on rock and water gardens; balconies and verandas. Section three, "Beds and Borders", shows how to create, plan and maintain beds and borders and gives advice on plants for every situation and need.
Publisher: Anness Publishing