Gardens by Design
By Noel Kingsbury
(Timber Press (OR), Hardcover, 9780881927412, 224pp.)
Publication Date: July 2005
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exceptional book for expert advice from the world's leading garden makers including Beth Chatto, Piet Oudolf, James Van Sweden, and Julie Mois Messervy. In this beautifully illustrated collection, Noel Kingsbury gathers their ideas on the entire design process -- from choosing a garden style through planning its layout to maintaining its look over time. Encouraging a fluid approach to creativity, "Gardens by Design" will assist designers at all levels to understand the mechanics of plant combinations, to seek out cutting-edge and exquisite plants, and to nurture their garden's development, growth, and maintenance over time.