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The Garden Maker's Manual

Rosemary Alexander (Preface by), Richard Sneesby


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The Garden Maker's Manual covers all aspects of hard landscaping and structures — from paving and paths to water features, lighting, shelter, walls, and fences. Those aspiring garden designers looking for an excellent introduction to the art of landscaping, but who are not ready for Rosemary's more definitive Essential Garden Design Workbook, will want to have this book. It is an accessible and practical approach to garden landscaping written by the experts at The English Gardening School. With 150 photographs and 150 drawings, this manual will be a timeless reference.

Praise For The Garden Maker's Manual

"If your garden is packed with plants but lacks structure, this book will be invaluable to help you generate ideas and add some form."—Amy McDowell, Des Moines Press Citizen, August 10, 2005

Timber Press, 9780881927047, 192pp.

Publication Date: March 10, 2005

About the Author

Founder and principal of The English Gardening School at the Chelsea Physic Garden, London, Rosemary Alexander writes and lectures worldwide on garden design. She was awarded the Veitch Memorial Medal by the Royal Horticultural Society and lived as a tenant of the National Trust property in Kent. Her current Hampshire garden has been featured in most major gardening magazines. 

Richard Sneesby is a landscape designer and lecturer on garden design at The English Gardening School.