Guide to Garden Design

By Eric Vidal
May 2002
The Book Guild Ltd.
ISBN: 1-85776-626-1
192 pages, illustrated
$43.50 hardcover

Eric Vidal believes that a garden is a living extension of a house, the 'outdoor room' which can be enjoyed all year round. A Guide to Garden Design begins by tackling basic questions that every house-buying gardener should be asking, then moves on to describe in detail the ground work that needs to be undertaken to give any garden design a solid foundation.

The book includes 80 fully detailed garden plans covering every design challenge from a large country house to a tiny mews cottage. The author is highly experienced, having spent more than fifty years of his life in horticulture, serving as a landscaper of public open spaces for the Greater London Council.

Includes 36 color plates.

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