Encyclopedia of Landscape Design
Published by DK
Editor-in-chief Chris Young
About Encyclopedia of Landscape Design
Transform your outdoor garden into a picturesque Garden of Eden with this comprehensive garden design encyclopedia!
The garden you've always wished for is achievable with this practical gardening bible for all your horticultural needs. Whether you are new to gardening or a seasoned expert, this design book filled with beautiful illustrations and guides will bring all your design ideas to life.
From planning to planting, find all the gardening ideas and advice you need to redesign and revamp your garden. Here's what you'll find inside:
Explains every stage of the design process, from assessing the space to drawing up detailed plans
Showcases a wide range of landscape styles, identifying key elements needed to create the look
Includes a quick-reference visual directory of plants and materials
32 new pages added, featuring 16 insightful case studies of RHS gold medal-winning landscapes, each analyzed through stunning photographs
This landscape design encyclopedia is packed with vital information needed to achieve a healthy, thriving garden. It has valuable advice to guide you from the initial stages of preparation such as choosing the correct materials for your structures and assessing your drainage, to laying patios, making ponds and planting perennials.
Discover a magnitude of inspirational portfolios including modernist, sustainable, Japanese, urban, family and cottage gardens to recreate your garden into a modern horticultural masterpiece. Understand the unique features of each garden style, create your own plan and marvel at case studies showcasing the gold standard of each garden type.
This stunning landscaping book comes with a visual dictionary and coverage of all the latest gardening trends, and effortlessly combines style with substance to guide you along the way as you plan and plant your perfect outdoor space. It's perfect for beginner gardeners and those looking for a bit of inspiration.