The third edition of The Essential Garden Design Workbook is fully updated with new color photograph and illustrations. It features new informaion on designing with computer-aided design (CAD), details on sustainability ad biodiversity, and important advice on working with contractors. It features all new garden plans and growing information for the top 50 plants no designer should be without.
- Author is an icon in garden design
- Completely new content and package – Fully updated
- Third edition of a successful book
509 colour photos and illustrations
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 has worked on a wide range of gardens throughout the world. For eleven years she was tenant of the National Trust property, Stoneacre, in Kent, where she created a romantic, old world garden. She now lives in Hampshire where she has made a new garden.
Rachel Myers is a garden designer based in Oxfordshire. She has designed gardens in France, Belgium, and Colombia. At the English Gardening School, Rachel lectures on both garden design and practical horticulture diploma courses as well as overseeing and grading all plant portfolios. Her work has been featured in numerous books and magazines, including The Book of Garden Plans, The Book of Small Garden Plans,
and Gardens Illustrated.
"The attention to detail at every stage is fantastic. . . . Even if you don't want to be a designer, it is a book worth having." --Gardens Illustrated
"This comprehensive workbook provides a structured approach to design that students and professionals alike will find invaluable." --The American Gardener
"Well-written, straightforward text, instructive line drawings, and beautiful, informative color photographs." --Choice Magazine