Planning your garden: a visual guide

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Sampson Low, 1978 - Architecture - 144 pages
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Contents

Garden planning
8
Making a plan
14
Courses of action
16
Starting from scratch
18
Choosing the elements
20
Basic earth
22
Drainage
24
Adding to the earth
26
Shrubs
84
Trees
86
A paved garden
88
A stepped garden
90
Paths
92
Steps
96
A walled garden
98
Garden ornaments
102

Levelling ground
28
Surfaces
30
Changing viewpoint
32
Changing character
36
Location of gardens
42
A country garden
44
A front garden
48
A suburban back garden
52
A roof garden
56
Patios
59
An overlooked garden
62
Special features
66
A flower garden
68
Plants
70
A green garden
76
Lawns
80
Fences
104
Walls
106
Purposebuilt gardens
112
A divided garden
114
Children in the garden
117
Work areas
118
A water garden
120
Ponds
124
A swimmingpool garden 128 Swimming pools
128
A problem garden
130
A garden for retirement
134
Vegetable gardens
138
Facts and figures
140
lndex
142
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