From initial inspiration to final layout, create your own small garden with the help of gardening design expert John Brookes. Whether you want a room outside for leisure and entertainment or simply a space to call your own, inspiring photographs and detailed diagrams show what you can achieve whatever space you have, from grassy lawn to balcony, roof terrace, window or passageway.
'Britain's most talented and esteemed garden designer' - "The Observer".
The dean of garden design gives you all you need to know to create the garden of your dreams, even if you have only a balcony, rooftop, or a small yard to plant. Using a variety of structural materials and designs with appropriate plants, a small area can be developed into an extension of your home. Case studies show you a variety of design options along with an illustrated guide to appropriate structural materials with guidance on their use. There is also a plant directory with guidance on which plants to use and how to take care of them.