Planning and maintaining a successful garden is an enjoyable and creative process. If you dream of borders of bright and scented blooms, a healthy green lawn, a patio in which to relax, or even low-maintenance ideas to lessen the workload, here are the skills to guarantee success. There are plenty of tips to incorporate aromatic shrubs and architectural plants into your garden, as well as ideas for filling space with annuals. Schemes for attractive hanging baskets and window boxes are also included. With over 1200 photographs illustrating both techniques and beautiful gardens, the book contains everything you need to create a stunning outdoor area.
Jackie Matthews has contributed to a wide variety of gardening books, including The Handbook of Gardening. Richard Bird is a highly respected horticultural expert and gardening author. Andrew Mikolajski edited the RHS Encyclopedia of Plants and Flowers and the RHS Encyclopedia of Gardening, and has contributed articles to every major gardening magazine.