Subtitle Contemporary principles, planting and practice

Noel Kingsbury, Maayke de Ridder
Price $32.00 / £22.00
Description Description

Learn the secret to transforming a small space into a blooming array of verdant life in this indispensible and handy guide.

Small gardens are a challenge to design and to keep looking good but now help is on hand! This practical guide seeks to inspire and inform gardeners to make the most of their small spaces.

Featuring more than 50 contemporary and inspirational gardens, the handbook examines both how their designers created them and how their owners use and develop them.

This serious review of the perennial subject explains the theory and practice of planting a small garden, as well as design tricks, storage solutions and vertical planting to help small garden owners maximise their small spaces.

With advice for embracing sustainability, the use of recycled materials and the scope for bio-diversity, this is the go-to guide to ensure you are getting the most from your small garden.

Stunningly illustrated with photos by Dutch garden photographer and former fashion stylist Maayke de Ridder, this is a must for anyone looking to be creative with their small garden.

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Format Hardcover Book 208 Pages
ISBN 9780711236806
Size7.87 in x 9.92 in / 200.00 mm x 252.00 mm
Published Date September 1st, 2016
Noel Kingsbury
Noel Kingsbury has been described as "the voice of authority with renegade undertones". A gardener since childhood, he has run a nursery, designed gardens and public spaces and done doctoral research at the University of Sheffield's Department of Landscape. He is best known for his promotion of naturalistic planting design, but is passionate about any kind of innovation in the garden. Noel has written more than 20 books on garden matters, including four with Piet Oudolf. He lives and gardens near Hay-on-Wye.
Maayke de Ridder
Photographer Maayke de Ridder is a former fashion stylist with a strong sense of design and photographer several books in her native Holland.
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