A practical guide that will help you bring your dream of the perfect garden to life, Matthew Wilson’s Making a Garden demystifies garden design, using real case studies to demonstrate how the ideas and techniques behind them can be translated to your garden at home, and providing expert guidance on planting. Alluring colour photography and detailed hand-drawn plans act as inspirational visual references, while straightforward action plans show you how to create your perfect outdoor space.
Starting with the initial assessment and planning stages, Matthew reveals the thinking that lies behind great garden design. He discusses the issues that pre-occupy all gardeners: planning, providing for different needs, maximising space and working with nature. He goes on to show readers how to transform their space, covering topics such as enhancing light levels and choosing plants for colour, texture and form.
Making A Gardenis the essential guide you require to create the garden of your dreams.